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 ST CHARLES, PICON BUSSERINE, STE MARTHE EN PROVENCE, ST JOSEPH LE-CASTELLAS or VITROLLES AEROPORT MARSEILLE PROVENCE and will arrive at Lyon Perrache or 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 25 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 14 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 10 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 2 hours and 43 minutes to get to Lyon by train, but you will need 1 hour and 39 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 09:11, whereas the last one leaves Marseille at 20:12.