The cheapest trains from Marseille to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£42

Average

£53

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 Marseille to Lyon will cost around £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.

Cheapest
06:36Marseille-St-Charles1h44 08:20Lyon Part Dieu
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£421One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:50Marseille-St-Charles3h50 10:40Lyon Part Dieu
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:52Marseille-St-Charles3h48 20:40Lyon Part Dieu
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:53Marseille-St-Charles3h47 16:40Lyon Part Dieu
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£441One-way
08:35Marseille-St-Charles1h45 10:20Lyon Part Dieu
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£451One-way

Timetable Marseille to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 17 Oct
06:36Marseille-St-Charles1h44 08:20Lyon Part Dieu
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06:50Marseille-St-Charles3h50 10:40Lyon Part Dieu
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08:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 09:54Lyon Part Dieu
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08:35Marseille-St-Charles1h45 10:20Lyon Part Dieu
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09:44Marseille-St-Charles1h44 11:28Lyon Part Dieu
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12:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 13:54Lyon Part Dieu
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12:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 13:54Lyon Part Dieu
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12:18Marseille-St-Charles3h32 15:50Lyon Part Dieu
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12:53Marseille-St-Charles3h47 16:40Lyon Part Dieu
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14:35Marseille-St-Charles1h47 16:22Lyon Part Dieu
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16:52Marseille-St-Charles3h48 20:40Lyon Part Dieu
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17:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 18:54Lyon Part Dieu
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Sat
16 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
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Sun
17 Oct
£42SNCF | TGV
£9Flixbus
£268HOP!
Mon
18 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£236HOP!
Tue
19 Oct
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£218Air France
Wed
20 Oct
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£181HOP!
Thu
21 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£239Air France
Fri
22 Oct
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£186Air France
Sat
23 Oct
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
24 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6Flixbus
£191Air France
Mon
25 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£156HOP!
Tue
26 Oct
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6Flixbus
£160Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£113HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£151HOP!
Fri
29 Oct
£37SNCF | TGV
£9Flixbus
£206Air France
Sat
30 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£175Air France
Mon
1 Nov
£44SNCF | TER
£6Flixbus
£130HOP!
Tue
2 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6Flixbus
£130HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6Flixbus
£113HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£181HOP!
Fri
5 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV
£6Flixbus
£151HOP!

The fastest trains from Marseille to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 44 m

Average

2 h 24 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

276 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Marseille for Lyon every day 11 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 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 44 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 50 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
08:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 09:54Lyon Part Dieu
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£591One-way
Fastest
09:44Marseille-St-Charles1h44 11:28Lyon Part Dieu
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£541One-way
Fastest
12:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 13:54Lyon Part Dieu
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£591One-way
Fastest
17:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 18:54Lyon Part Dieu
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£591One-way
Fastest
12:10Marseille-St-Charles1h44 13:54Lyon Part Dieu
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£591One-way

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Train Information from Marseille to Lyon

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER

Trains from Marseille to Lyon cover the 171 miles (275 km) long route taking on average 1 h 44 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £31, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Travel Tips

Trains from Marseille to Lyon
Travel by train to Lyon 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 Marseille to Lyon.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Marseille and Lyon?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Marseille to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £26  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Marseille to Lyon?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Lyon from Marseille is £31  one way.
How many miles is it from Marseille to Lyon by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Marseille to Lyon via train to be approximately 171 miles (275 km).
What is the average Marseille to Lyon train duration?
On average the train from Marseille to Lyon duration is 1 h 44 min  for the 171 miles (275 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Marseille to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon train station from Marseille do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Marseille to Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille Saint Ch and Marseille-Blancarde. Your journey can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Marseille-St-Charles   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the Marseille train station located? Where is the Lyon train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Lyon.

What train providers offer a service between Marseille and Lyon?
For the trip from Marseille to Lyon you can take a train with SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Marseille and Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train between Marseille and Lyon?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains between Marseille and Lyon per day with SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Lyon from Marseille?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Marseille to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Marseille to Lyon? What time is the last train from Marseille to Lyon?
The earliest train departing from Marseille to Lyon leaves at 04: 36. The last train departing from Marseille to Lyon leaves at 19: 14. You can find the latest Marseille to Lyon train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Marseille Lyon train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Marseille and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £31 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lyon from Marseille are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Marseille
Lyon
Marseille-St-Charles is the most popular Marseille 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 Marseille for your journey to Lyon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 09: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, iDTGV, OUIGO, TGV Lyria, Eurostar, Thalys
Bus lines: 521, 52, 56, 82S, 533, 582, 33, 34, 49, 50, 51
Metro lines: M1, M2