Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles Train Station

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Travel Category: Trains and Train Stations

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    The train station Marseille-Saint-Charles is a French railway station, the main one in the municipality of Marseille. This end-of-the-line station was built by the engineer Gustave Desplaces on the edge of a plateau near downtown that beforehand was « Gare » (rural property). A first inauguration of the temporary buildings took place on 8th January 1848 for the Compagnie du chemin de fer d’Avignon in Marseille. The station, until a number of years later. Its latitude and longitude geographic coordinates are 43° 18′ 13″ North, 5° 22′ 47″ East.

    It is served by the Eurostar, Thalys, TGV Lyria, AVE, TGV, iDTGV, Ouigo, Thello, Intercites, TER and Auto-train service and is on the train line Paris-Lyon <=> Marseille-Saint-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles <=> Vintimille (border), Lyon-Perrache <=> Marseille-Saint-Charles (via Grenoble), Marseille-Saint-Charles <=> Marseille-Joliette and L’Estaque <=> Marseille-Saint-Charles with 16 tracks and 2 platforms.

  • Travel info
    Reserve Your Ticket:

    Ticket Counters and Distributors:

    Every day: 06h00 > 20h30

    • Automatic rail ticket distributors available at this station.
    Buy Tickets and Reservations:

    Buy all your Tickets online. CLICK on the link for your home country to see information in your language and check Real Time Schedules, Prices and Travel Times and make A SECURE PURCHASE.

    France and European City to City Train Tickets:

    Train travel to and from the Gare de Marseille train station offers you downtown to downtown comfortable and efficient rail service. No hassle with early arrivals, delays, and luggage security checks. You can take unlimited weight and reasonably bulky items on board. European rail is the way to travel and really see the French countryside.

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    Train Passes:

    If you are a couple or more people and traveling by train on 3 different days or more (from Gare de Marseille train station or any other French or European train station) in one or a few European countries then buying a European Rail Pass could be to your budgetary advantage compared to ‘point-to-point' tickets. Click below to see Rail Pass options.

    For European citizens use the point-to-point links above, the Rail Pass access is on the same page:

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    International Trains:

    TGV Inoui (High-speed services)

    AVE (High-speed Spanish services)

    Eurostar (High-speed services)

    Thello (EuroCity services)

    • Marseille - Cannes - Nice - Monaco - Ventimiglia - Genoa - Milan

    Thalys (High-speed services)

    Other International train itineraries to/from 

    All other international train itineraries see your country link above

    National Trains - TGV, Intercite:

    TGV Inoui (High-speed services)

    Intercites (Intercity services)

    TGV Ouigo

    Other popular French train itineraries to/from 

    For all other French itineraries, click on your country link below

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    Regional Trains - Intercite, TER:


    For all other Regional itineraries, click on your country link above

    † All trains do not stop at this station.

    Local Bus, Trams and Inter-city Coach Transport:

    Urban Bus
    RTM, website

    • 52 : Belle de Mai La Friche - Metro La Timone, Bus stop: Square Narvik
    • 82S: Pharo Catalans - Gare St Charles, Bus stop: Central Bus Station - Exit Honnorat
    • 521: Gare Saint Charles - Luminy, Bus stop: Central Bus Station - Exit Honnorat
    • 533: Canebiere Bourse - Faculte Saint Jerome, Bus stop: Bd Bourdet - Exit Metro / Bourdet
    • 582: Canebiere Bourse - Foch 5 Avenues, Bus stop: Bd Bourdet - Sortie Metro / Bourdet
    • 33: Reformes Canebiere - Faculte Saint Jerome, Bus stop: Bd Voltaire - Exit Voltaire - or: Bd de la Liberte - Exit Narvik
    • 44: Reformes Canebiere - Le Merlan, Bus stop: Bd Voltaire - Exit Voltaire - or: Bd de la Liberte - Exit Narvik
    • 49: Reformes Canebiere - Canebiere Bourse, Bus stop: Bd Voltaire - Exit Voltaire - or: Bd de la Liberte - Exit Narvik
    • 97: Canebiere Bourse - Hopital Nord, Bus stop: Faculte St Charles - Exit Victor Hugo - Universite


    • M1: La Rose - La Fourragere
    • M2: Bougainville - Sainte Marguerite Dromel
    Shuttles: Downtown, Airport, Nearby Sights, Resorts:

    Saint Charles train station <> Airport

    • Travel time: About 25 minutes
    • Direct via autoroute
    • Departure every 20 minutes
    • Train station > Airport from 4h10 to 23h30
    • Airport > Train station from 4h50 to 0h10
    •  Tarif one-way adult: 8,20€ (-12 years: 4,10€, from 12 to 25 years: 5,8 €, free for under 6 years)
    • Stop: Marseille St Charles Central Bus Station - Halle Honnorat
    Car: Taxis, Rentals, Parking, Passenger drop-off:
    • There is parking for cars

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    Bicycles, Motorcycles: Rentals, parking:
    • There is no parking for bikes


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    Reduced Mobility:

    Accessibility: Reduced Mobility: Call 'Acces Plus' 48 hours in advance of travel to enquire and reserve: +33 (0)8 90 64 06 50 available from 6:00am - midnight. For assistance boarding your train, arrive at the platform at least 30 minutes before departure time. Wheelchairs and boarding ramps are available if required.

    Luggage Storage :

    Office: On platform A
    Open hours: Mondays > Sundays: 8:15 > 21:00

    There are 3 locker sizes:

    • Small: Height 433 mm, Width 347 mm, Depth 824 mm
    • Medium: H 591 mm, W 347 mm, D 824 mm
    • Large: H 908 mm, W 519 mm, D 824 mm

    Tariff: 5.50€, 7.50€ and 9.50€ respectively for the first 24 hours and 5€ for each additional 24h

    Lost & Found:

    Declare your lost property. Give a precise description. An email will confirm your claim:

    1. Internet: Create or use your account and declare your claim This page is in French but is accessible from anywhere ... especially when you're visiting France and Europe.
    2. Telephone: +33 (0) 8 92 35 35 35 (open 7/7 from 8h00 to 20h00 to answer questions and register your claim) or in France 36 35 (0,40 € / minute) then #22
    3. At a train station: see the map at the bottom of this page for station details

    A national database registers all lost and found objects in real time. Search for your object will continue for one monnth. There's a charge of 5/10 Euros, depending on object's value, for restitution of an item.

    Another national lost and found service can be found here

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