How to make the journey from Amsterdam to Marseille on a combination of high speed trains

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Amsterdam to Marseille by train

There are no direct trains from Amsterdam to Marseille so when looking up the journey what may not be obvious is that the simplest routing is to make the connection between trains at Midi/Zuid station in Bruxelles.
On arrival at that station, you'll usually need to descend into the international departures area and pass through security to board the TGV train to Marseille.

The more frequent and usually cheaper option is to travel via Paris, but this involves having to make a transfer across the city centre from the Gare Du Nord to the Gare De Lyon.

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Routes you can take to go from Amsterdam to Marseille

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Via stations: Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid

Option 1: making a connection in Bruxelles

Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon/Paris Lyon

Option 2: making a connection in Paris
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