How to get from Marseille to Geneva

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from Marseille to Geneva

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

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To get from Marseille to Geneva on 18 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:36Marseille-St-Charles3h59 19:35Geneva
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08:10Marseille-St-Charles4h25 12:35Geneva
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Travel Information from Marseille to Geneva

distanceDistance203 miles (328 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £43 • 3 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 203 miles (328 km) by coach or train to Geneva from Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Marseille to Geneva.

Travel Tips: Travel from Marseille to Geneva

Travel to Geneva 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 Geneva.

Travel from Marseille, France to Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Marseille restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva, Switzerland from Marseille?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 09/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Geneva from Marseille closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Marseille, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Marseille, France was last verified on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Marseille from Geneva.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Marseille and Geneva. You can take a coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Marseille to Geneva, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

A coach is about £30 less than a train, which costs on average £43 for this trip.

The fastest way from Marseille to Geneva is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 59 min.

Other travel options to Geneva from Marseille can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 35 min.

The distance between Marseille and Geneva is around 203 miles (328 km).

The average frequency per day from Marseille to Geneva is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Marseille to Geneva as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travellers take a train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Marseille to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Geneva by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Marseille to Geneva for £12 on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TER for trains to Geneva. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TER Marseille to Geneva tickets on Omio for £43.
Your journey from Marseille to Geneva doesn't have to end in Geneva. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Lyon to your Marseille to Geneva trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!

When planning your trip from Marseille to Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £12 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £43 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Marseille to Geneva online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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