There is only a 'classic' conventional railway line between Marseille and Nice, so both the TGV and TER trains between the two locations share the exact same route.
The TGV trains are slightly faster because they make fewer station calls and if you book in advance online they can can be cheaper too.
Though when booking tickets last minute at the station, the TER trains become the cheaper option and users of Eurail and InterRail passes can also save money by travelling on them.
However, despite the two train services operating on this route, there are fewer departures overall than you might expect.
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.
2hr 36min - 2hr 43min
Mon - Thurs = 7 x trains per day
Friday = 8 x trains
Saturday = 7 x trains
Sunday = 9x trains
6 x trains per day
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