There are 7 ways to get from Marseille to Chambéry 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 37 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E

$74 - $93

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Joppet 6060

$17 - $27

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Train via Valence Ville  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence Ville
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Chambery-Challes-E

$66 - $93

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 50 min

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

$21 - $35

Rideshare  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Chambéry 214 miles

$28

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Chambéry 228 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chambéry

$70 - $330

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Chambéry. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Chambéry. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Chambery-Challes-E via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Chambéry is 256 km. The road distance is 364.9 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Chambéry without a car is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Marseille to Chambéry, including transfers.

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Marseille to Chambéry bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Marseille to Chambéry train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Chambéry is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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

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Marseille to Chambéry bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chambéry station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Chambéry.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Marseille to Chambéry via Valence TGV in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Marseille to Chambéry twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Isilines also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Valence Ville to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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 Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Joppet
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
transisere.fr
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 Marseille to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Marseille to Chambéry train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chambery-Challes-E station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Chambéry is 365 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Marseille to Chambéry.

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Hop! offers flights from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport.

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

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Book your Marseille to Chambéry bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Chambéry. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marseille and Chambéry. 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 Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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