The cheapest trains from Lyon to Marseille

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£31

Average

£45

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lyon to Marseille will cost around £ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

Cheapest
21:50Lyon Part Dieu1h45 23:35Marseille-St-Charles
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£311One-way
Cheapest
13:10Lyon Part Dieu1h58 15:08Marseille-St-Charles
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£311One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:36Lyon Part Dieu1h49 18:25Marseille-St-Charles
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£341One-way
10:36Lyon Part Dieu1h47 12:23Marseille-St-Charles
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£371One-way
12:36Lyon Part Dieu1h44 14:20Marseille-St-Charles
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£401One-way

Timetable Lyon to Marseille

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 20 Oct
06:28Lyon Part Dieu1h45 08:13Marseille-St-Charles
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07:05Lyon Part Dieu3h24 10:29Marseille-St-Charles
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07:20Lyon Part Dieu3h53 11:13Marseille-St-Charles
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09:07Lyon Part Dieu1h43 10:50Marseille-St-Charles
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10:36Lyon Part Dieu1h47 12:23Marseille-St-Charles
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10:36Lyon Part Dieu1h47 12:23Marseille-St-Charles
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11:36Lyon Part Dieu1h49 13:25Marseille-St-Charles
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12:20Lyon Part Dieu3h53 16:13Marseille-St-Charles
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12:36Lyon Part Dieu1h44 14:20Marseille-St-Charles
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13:10Lyon Part Dieu1h58 15:08Marseille-St-Charles
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14:06Lyon Part Dieu1h39 15:45Marseille-St-Charles
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16:36Lyon Part Dieu1h49 18:25Marseille-St-Charles
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17:06Lyon Part Dieu1h43 18:49Marseille-St-Charles
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17:20Lyon Part Dieu3h51 21:11Marseille-St-Charles
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20:06Lyon Part Dieu1h45 21:51Marseille-St-Charles
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21:50Lyon Part Dieu1h45 23:35Marseille-St-Charles
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Tue
19 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV
£9Flixbus
£271HOP!
Wed
20 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£271HOP!
Thu
21 Oct
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£270HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
£44SNCF | TER
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£258Air France
Sat
23 Oct
£33SNCF | TER
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
24 Oct
£44SNCF | TER
£13Flixbus
£115HOP!
Mon
25 Oct
£33SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Tue
26 Oct
£44SNCF | TER
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£219Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6Flixbus
£176Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£153HOP!
Sat
30 Oct
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£161Air France
Mon
1 Nov
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Tue
2 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£153HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£153HOP!
Fri
5 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£153HOP!
Sat
6 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
7 Nov
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£6BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
8 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!

The fastest trains from Lyon to Marseille

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 39 m

Average

2 h 15 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

276 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Lyon for Marseille every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 276 km distance in an average of 2 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 39 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 53 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
14:06Lyon Part Dieu1h39 15:45Marseille-St-Charles
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£481One-way
2nd Fastest
17:06Lyon Part Dieu1h43 18:49Marseille-St-Charles
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£681One-way
2nd Fastest
09:07Lyon Part Dieu1h43 10:50Marseille-St-Charles
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£421One-way
12:36Lyon Part Dieu1h44 14:20Marseille-St-Charles
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£401One-way
20:06Lyon Part Dieu1h45 21:51Marseille-St-Charles
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£681One-way

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Train Information between Lyon and Marseille

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Lyon to Marseille cover the 171 miles (275 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.

Travel Tips

Trains from Lyon to Marseille
Travel by train to Marseille easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Marseille.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Lyon to Marseille?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Marseille from Lyon to cost as little as £33  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Marseille from Lyon?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Lyon and Marseille is £37  one way.
What is the distance to Marseille from Lyon via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Lyon and Marseille via train to be approximately 171 miles (275 km).
How long does it take from Lyon to Marseille by train?
The Lyon to Marseille train duration is on average 1 h 45 min, which is to be expected when travelling 171 miles (275 km) from Lyon to Marseille. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Lyon goes to Marseille? Which train station do I come into Marseille from Lyon?

Some of the Lyon train stations to Marseille you can start your journey from include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Marseille include Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Marseille-St-Charles.

Where is the departure train station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival train station in Marseille located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Lyon.

The most popular arrival train station, Marseille-St-Charles, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Marseille.

What train companies offer a service between Lyon and Marseille?
When taking a train from Lyon to Marseille, you can count on SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV Lyria for the best way to get you to Marseille. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Lyon to Marseille and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I buy a direct train from Lyon to Marseille?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Lyon to Marseille with SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there from Lyon to Marseille?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Lyon to Marseille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Lyon to Marseille? When is the last train from Lyon to Marseille?
The first train from Lyon to Marseille leaves at 05: 28   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 50. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Marseille times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book train tickets from Lyon to Marseille to score the best deals?
If you buy Lyon to Marseille train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £37. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Marseille from Lyon. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Marseille
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your journey to Marseille.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
Tram lines: 1, 2
Metro lines: A, B, C, D