There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Marseille by train, bus, 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 33 min

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

$95 - $105

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

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

$26 - $45

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Marseille 287.7 miles

$36

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Marseille 287.9 miles

$60 - $90

Train, fly  •  5 h 8 min

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

$110 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Marseille is to rideshare which costs SFr 34 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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

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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 7 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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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 3 h 33 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 105.

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The train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles takes 3 h 33 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Marseille is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 105. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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

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

TGV operates a train from Geneva to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $105 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Marseille once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
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.

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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
7 h 30 min
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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