There are 7 ways to get from Lyon 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.

Recommended option

Train TGV  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv / ...

$65 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus / ...

$11 - $30

5 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Vienne to Marseille-St-Charles

$57 - $87

Rideshare  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Marseille 195.4 miles

$23 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Marseille 194.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Marseille  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS

$78 - $341

Fly to Nice, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station

$64 - $288

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Marseille is to bus which costs 9€ - 26€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Marseille is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs 55€ - 65€.

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The distance between Lyon and Marseille is 276 km. The road distance is 312 km.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles takes 1 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Marseille-St-Charles. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Marseille hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Marseille every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vienne to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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