There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Lyon 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 44 min

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

$65 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus / ...

$11 - $30

4 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  3 h 56 min

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

$51 - $73

Rideshare  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Lyon 195.6 miles

$23

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Lyon 194.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  2 h 59 min

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

$79 - $342

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

TGV operates a train from Marseille to Lyon hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Marseille to Lyon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Vienne
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 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 Marseille to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Marseille and Lyon is 276 km. The road distance is 311 km.

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Lyon is to bus which costs 9€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Marseille to Lyon is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs 55€ - 65€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Lyon Gare Perrache. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon Part Dieu takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.