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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 10m
Trains per day13
Fare range€5.00 - €110.00
Distance277km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:28
Last train departs at21:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 27m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationMarseille St-Charles

Lyon to Marseille St-Charles train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles for Tuesday 18th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:36
12:25
Lyon
Marseille St-Charles
1h 49m
Direct
11:36
13:19
Lyon
Marseille St-Charles
1h 43m
Direct
12:36
14:12
Lyon
Marseille St-Charles
1h 36m
Direct
14:06
15:52
Lyon
Marseille St-Charles
1h 46m
Direct
14:24
18:28
Lyon
Marseille St-Charles
4h 04m
1 change

SNCF, TGV, OUIGO and TGV Lyria trains from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles

You can travel from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles on SNCF, TGV, OUIGO and TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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SNCF TGV

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

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SNCF TGV

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO Train

OUIGO is the low-cost TGV service of SNCF. OUIGO trains have a unique comfort class, equivalent to the Second Class of a classic TGV. OUIGO tickets are only available on the internet. You also have the option to add features, such as a power socket instead, the layout of your seat in a space called tranquillity or the addition of additional luggage.

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TGV Lyria Train

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 320 km/h. Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Marseille St-Charles is 2 hours and 10 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 27 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 16 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles?

The first train from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles departs at 06:28. The last train from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles departs at 21:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Marseille St-Charles?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Marseille St-Charles to Lyon. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lyon to Marseille St-Charles.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Marseille St-Charles for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/12/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 14/09/2018 for travel on 14/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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