Moscow to Marseille by train

Travel from Moscow (Russia) to Marseille (France) by train (2673km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Moscow in Russia to Marseille in France you can either split your trip or use the direct night train from Moscow to France (arrival in Paris or Nice). To Moscow you have good connections from several places in Russia. Buy your tickets via the given links.

There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Moscow to Marseille, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Marseille - Moscow / Moscow - Nice

1 Moscow (Russia) - Marseille (France)

1a Travelling from Moscow (Russia) to Marseille (France)

Two direct long-distance night trains connect Russia with France. One from Moscow via Germany to Paris. A second one from Moscow via Austria and Italy to Nice. They do not run daily. The journey time from Moscow to France is about 36 hours. Tickets are available from 220 Euro.
Read our detailed blog post to get an impression about this famous adventure (Paris-Moscow).
Please buy your ticket for the night trains via the given links. Also for travelling from other destinations in Russia to Moscow (buy a second ticket).
Finally for a connection inside France, from the arrival station of the night train to your destination, use the booking links (Omio, Trainline) to find special prices.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Ж - F - Fast Train (Ж)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 17B/409 Moscow - Nice / EN 408/18B Nice - Moscow / EN 23J/452 Moscow - Paris / EN 453/24J Paris - Moscow

train company:
RZD Российские железные дороги

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Marseille - Moscow / Moscow - Paris / Moscow - Lyon / Moscow - Strasbourg / Moscow - Bordeaux / Saint Petersburg - Paris / Saint Petersburg - Lyon / Vladivostok - Paris / Moscow - Nice

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2 Moscow (Russia) - Warsaw (Poland) - Berlin (Germany) - Marseille (France)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

2a Travelling from Moscow (Russia) to Warsaw (Poland)

To travel by train from Russia to Poland, you have several direct trains. For schedules and ticket prices, please use the given booking links.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Ж - F - Fast Train (Ж)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 23J/452 Moscow - Paris / EN 9S Moscow - Warsaw / EN 13M/440 Moscow - Berlin

train company:
PKP IC Polskie Koleje Państwowe Intercity / RZD Российские железные дороги

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Warsaw - Moscow / Moscow - Gdańsk / Moscow - Krakow / Saint Petersburg - Warsaw / Saint Petersburg - Gdańsk / Saint Petersburg - Krakow

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2b Travelling from Warsaw (Poland) to Berlin (Germany)

To travel from Warsaw to Berlin by train, buy a "Sparpreis Europa" saver ticket of German railways Deutsche Bahn. The ticket price starts from 29 Euro. The journey time is about 6:30. There are at least four direct connections per day by the Berlin-Warszawa-Express.
Please check for ticket prices and schedules via one of our booking links as they depend on your travel date.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Twoje Linie Kolejowe (TLK) / Berlin Warszawa Express (BWE)

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Berlin - Warsaw

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2c Travelling from Berlin (Germany) to Marseille (France)

To travel from Germany to France by train, use a route either via Cologne to Lille/Paris by Thalys train. Or from Frankfurt or Stuttgart via Saarbrücken/Strasbourg to Paris by TGV/ICE. There is also a direct train from Frankfurt in direction of Marseille. Please use the given booking links to find schedules and ticket prices. Prices are usually the same, but sometimes vary slightly.

If you want to use a night train, have a look at the Russian night train Moscow to Paris (enter in Berlin). A very nice experience and high quality, but does not run daily!

The Europe Special price of Deutsche Bahn (German railways) is available from EUR 39. As earlier you book, as cheaper the ticket prices are.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
THALYS (THY) / ICE Alleo Germany - France (ICE Alleo) / TGV Alleo France - Germany (TGV Alleo)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 23J/452 Moscow - Paris

train company:
DB Deutsche Bahn / SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / THALYS Thalys

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Marseille - Berlin / Berlin - Paris / Cologne - Paris / Düsseldorf - Paris / Frankfurt am Main - Paris / Hamburg - Paris / Hanover - Paris / Leipzig - Paris / Munich - Paris / Nuremberg - Paris / Stuttgart - Paris

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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