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There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Marseille by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$115 - $149

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Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Lyon Gare de Perrache 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N730 / ...

$36 - $75

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Train, bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
  3. Take the bus from Chambéry to Marseille

$69 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Marseille 326.7 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Geneva, fly to Marseille  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Marseille (MRS) GVA - MRS

$82 - $179

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Marseille  •  6 h 11 min

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

$130 - $425

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  4. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS

$144 - $565

Train to Geneva, fly to Nice, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles

$101 - $235

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Marseille  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS

$158 - $405

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Marseille is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Marseille is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Marseille is 371 km. The road distance is 522.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Lausanne to Marseille, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Marseille bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Marseille train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Marseille is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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  • Distance: 232 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Marseille via Genève in around 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Marseille via Lyon Gare de Perrache and Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Algiers
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Train operators
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 Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Lyon Gare de Perrache
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lausanne to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lausanne to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
regiojet.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Chambéry to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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