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There are 7 ways to get from Grenoble 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 inOui TGV  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv / ...

$54 - $82

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$11 - $30

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Train Thalys  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-TGV Annecy - Valence-Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Marseille-St-Charles Thalys

$79 - $117

Train via Veynes-Devoluy  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Veynes-Devoluy
  2. Take the train from Veynes-Devoluy to Marseille-St-Charles Briançon - Marseille-St-Charles / ...

$51 - $75

Rideshare  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenoble to Marseille 191.8 miles

$20 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Marseille 192.5 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS

$93 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Marseille is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Marseille is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Marseille is 210 km. The road distance is 307.9 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Grenoble to Marseille, including transfers.

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

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Grenoble to Marseille train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Marseille is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 131.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Marseille, France?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Marseille via Valence TGV in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Grenoble to Marseille twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Gare de Valence-TGV to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Grenoble to Veynes-Devoluy
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Veynes-Devoluy to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Valence TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Grenoble to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Grenoble to Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
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 Grenoble to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $22
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 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Marseille is 308 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Grenoble to Marseille.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Grenoble to Marseille train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Grenoble to Marseille bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1459+ hotels available in Marseille. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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