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There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Geneva by train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève Tgv

$90 - $105

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Rideshare  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Genève 271.3 miles

$37

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Geneva 271.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Marseille to Geneva  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Geneva (GVA) MRS - GVA

$67 - $152

Fly Marseille to Lyon, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève

$106 - $386

Train to Nice, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$88 - $202

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Geneva is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Geneva is to train which costs 80€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Genève. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Geneva is 329 km. The road distance is 434.2 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 80€ - 90€.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève takes 3 h 32 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Marseille to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Geneva is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 80€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Marseille to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 205.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Geneva, Switzerland?

inOui TGV operates a train from Marseille to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, Air France, Lufthansa and 12 other airlines fly from Marseille to Geneva hourly.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Genève
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Geneva is 434 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Marseille to Geneva.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and seven other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Geneva train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 399+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marseille and Geneva. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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