Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
Since the journey between Marseille and Lyon is relatively short, you can consider carpooling or bus as alternative ways of transport with cheapest prices and similar duration.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Marseille and Lyon?
The trains to Lyon will leave from Marseille Saint-Charles and will arrive at Lyon Part Dieu.
Travelling by train to Lyon from Marseille: how many daily connections are there?
If you want to travel from Marseille to Lyon by train, there are 38 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 20 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 16 routes include one or many changes. As a result, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change. Despite that, choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer.
How long does it take from Marseille to Lyon and when do the trains leave?
On average, it takes 3 hours and 16 minutes to get to Lyon by train, but you will need 1 hour and 46 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 05:07, whereas the last one leaves Marseille at 20:07.