There are 7 ways to get from Marseille to Geneva 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 32 min

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

$90 - $105

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

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

$26 - $45

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Rideshare  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Genève 271.3 miles

$37

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Geneva 271.4 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Nice, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$88 - $203

Fly Marseille to Geneva  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Geneva (GVA) MRS - GVA

$67 - $152

Fly Marseille to Lyon, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$108 - $391

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Geneva. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Genève. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Geneva is 329 km. The road distance is 434.2 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève takes 3 h 32 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Geneva is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 205.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

TGV operates a train from Marseille to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Marseille to Geneva twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Djerba
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Marseille to Genève
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Marseille to Geneva train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Geneva is 434 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Marseille to Geneva.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Marseille to Geneva train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Marseille to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marseille and Geneva. 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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