Duration 2h 20m
Distance 311.7 km
Average price 75€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lyon and Marseille takes 2h 20m and the fastest train takes 1h 39m. 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
2h 3m
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3€ - 340€

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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 2h 3m.

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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 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 every 2 hours. Tickets cost 60€ - 75€ and the journey takes 2h 3m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 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
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
SNCF
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 85€

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 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€
Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 340€

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