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

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Train  •  3h 33m

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

$90 - $105

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 739

$26 - $45

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Marseille 287.7 miles

$35

Drive  •  4h 17m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Marseille 287.9 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Lyon, fly  •  4h 59m

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

$105 - $380

Fly from Geneva  •  6h 36m

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

$66 - $152

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Marseille is to rideshare which costs SFr 35 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Marseille is to train which costs SFr 90 - SFr 105 and takes 3h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Geneva and Marseille is 329 km. The road distance is 460.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 105.

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The train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles takes 3h 33m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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Geneva to Marseille train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Marseille is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 105. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 7h 30m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 160 and takes 6h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 205.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Geneva to Marseille 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3h 33m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Algiers
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Genève to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Marseille is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 17m to drive from Geneva to Marseille.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Marseille train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Geneva to Marseille bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1441+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Geneva and Marseille. 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 Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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