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 ST JOSEPH LE-CASTELLAS or MARSEILLE ST CHARLES and will arrive at LYON PART DIEU or Lyon Perrache.
Travelling by train to Lyon from Marseille: how many daily connections are there?
If you desire to go to Lyon from Marseille by train, 33 daily connections are available. Please note that 26 routes include one change or more whereas 6 routes are direct lines. As a result, 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. However, please select a ticket for a direct line if you would rather stay in the same train and avoid a change.
How long does it take from Marseille to Lyon and when do the trains leave?
On average, it takes 2 hours and 18 minutes to get to Lyon by train, but you will need 1 hour and 40 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 06:01, whereas the last one leaves Marseille at 18:01.