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Duration 2h 15m
Distance 311.9 km
Average price 100€
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lyon and Marseille takes 2h 15m and the fastest train takes 1h 33m. There is a train service every few hours 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.

Train

  1. Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Marseille
1h 44m
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35€ - 75€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Marseille St Charles. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 44m.

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The distance between Lyon and Marseille is 276 km. The road distance is 311.9 km.

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Lyon to Marseille train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Lyon to Marseille train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Marseille St Charles station.

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What companies run services between Lyon and Marseille?

TGV inOui operates a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille St Charles hourly. Tickets cost 55€ - 75€ and the journey takes 1h 44m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 75€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 160€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Lyon Perrache to Marseille-Blancarde
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 75€

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 60€
Train from Avignon Centre to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€

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