Marseille to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    17:09
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 49m
  • Distance
    1,535 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Marseille to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Marseille to Edinburgh take around 11 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,535 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Marseille and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Marseille to Edinburgh?

Journeys between Marseille and Edinburgh usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Marseille to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Marseille to Edinburgh?

The Marseille to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Marseille to Edinburgh train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Marseille around 05:16 and the last train is around 15:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Marseille around 05:58, and the last at 17:09.

When to book Marseille to Edinburgh train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Marseille to Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Marseille and Edinburgh?

More than one train company operates on the route from Marseille to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Edinburgh to Marseille by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.