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Duration 4h 15m
Distance 311.7 km
Average price 18€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Lyon and Marseille takes 4h 15m and the fastest bus takes 3h 50m. The bus service runs several times per day from Lyon to Marseille. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  2. Marseille
3h 50m
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12€ - 30€

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Lyon and Marseille is 276 km. The road distance is 311.7 km.

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Lyon to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Book your Lyon to Marseille bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 2038+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Lyon and Marseille?

FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles hourly. Tickets cost 16€ - 21€ and the journey takes 3h 50m. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Eurolines FR

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