The first direct Eurostar from London St Pancras to Marseille St Charles arrived just a few hours. On board, 600 guests for this opening trip that connects the UK capital and the Provence Capital in 6:30. Maxime Tissot, director of the Marseille convention Bureau hopes to double the number of british visitors in Marseille, 400 000 against 200 000 in total today. A considerable windfall that could make people happy with hoteliers and other tourism professionals. “45,000 tickets have already been sold” welcomes the Director General of Eurostar, Nicolas Petrovic.
> Number of frequency up to 5 round trip per week in high season, two in low.
> Price from 123 euros from Marseille and Avignon