Marseille to Bilbao by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 59m

Travelling from Marseille to Bilbao by train

Fast trains from Marseille to Bilbao take around 12 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 673 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Marseille and Bilbao.

Are there direct trains from Marseille to Bilbao?

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

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Marseille to Bilbao 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 13 departures.

How long is the train journey from Marseille to Bilbao?

The Marseille to Bilbao train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Marseille to Bilbao train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bilbao is usually scheduled to depart Marseille around 08:01 and the last train is around 18:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Marseille around 08:01, and the last at 16:22.

When to book Marseille to Bilbao train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Bilbao by train.

Which train companies operate between Marseille and Bilbao?

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

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • FS100
  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Media Distancia
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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

Find journey information for Bilbao to Marseille

Other journeys to Bilbao-Abando View all journeys to Bilbao-Abando

Search accommodation in Bilbao

Country guide

Trains to Spain

Read our country guide

Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.