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from Lyon to Marseille

You can get from Lyon to Marseille by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Marseille on 17 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:28Lyon Part Dieu1h45 08:13Marseille-St-Charles
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£261One-way
Cheapest
04:40Lyon, Gare Perrache4h40 09:20Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£91One-way
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07:10Lyon, Gare Perrache4h30 11:40Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£111One-way
16:10Lyon, Gare Perrache4h30 20:40Marseille, Rue Honnorat
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£221One-way
11:36Lyon Part Dieu1h47 13:23Marseille-St-Charles
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£491One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6Flixbus
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Sun
17 Oct
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£9BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
18 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£158HOP!
Tue
19 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV
£9Flixbus
£243HOP!
Wed
20 Oct
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£236Air France
Thu
21 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£236Air France
Fri
22 Oct
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£219Air France
Sat
23 Oct
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
24 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£115HOP!
Mon
25 Oct
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Tue
26 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£176Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£176Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£153HOP!
Sat
30 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£161Air France
Mon
1 Nov
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Tue
2 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£132HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£115HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£156Air France
Fri
5 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£153HOP!

Travel Information to Marseille from Lyon

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £181
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £181 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 171 miles (275 km) from Lyon to Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Lyon to Marseille.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lyon to Marseille
Travel 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
How do I travel to Marseille from Lyon?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Lyon to Marseille. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Marseille from Lyon?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Marseille. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Marseille:

A coach is about £175 less than a flight, which costs on average £181 for this trip.

A coach is about £36 less than a train, which costs on average £43 for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to Marseille?

The quickest way to travel to Marseille from Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Marseille by train can take on average 1 h 43 min.

How far is it from Lyon to Marseille?

The Lyon to Marseille distance is approximately 171 miles (275 km).

How many services a day are there to Marseille from Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Marseille is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lyon and Marseille as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Lyon and in Marseille?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Marseille:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Marseille Provence Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Marseille-St-Charles.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Marseille?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Marseille:

  • You can go to Marseille from Lyon by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £6 with Flixbus from Lyon to Marseille on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Lyon to Marseille with Air France, and you can find Air France Lyon to Marseille tickets for £181 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Lyon and Marseille by train with SNCF | TGV. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £43 with SNCF | TGV from Lyon to Marseille.
Is there a way to travel directly from Lyon to Marseille?

Yes, there are direct services available to Marseille from Lyon with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by plane with HOP!

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Marseille as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Lyon to Marseille.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Marseille from Lyon?
Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Marseille often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Barcelona or Nice. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Marseille and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Lyon to Marseille online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Lyon to Marseille, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £6 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £181 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £43 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Marseille tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.