The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Lyon to Marseille is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
4 h 30 m
5 h 1 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Lyon for Marseille every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||171 miles (275 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$12 (€11)|
|Bus frequency||11 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 10 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Movelia, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines France|
Buses from Lyon to Marseille cover the 171 miles (275 km) long route taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Movelia, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines France. Normally, there are 11 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
You can travel by bus between Lyon and Marseille with BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Marseille bus information:
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from Lyon to Marseille bus information:
When taking a bus from Lyon, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly. When you arrive in Marseille, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles, Marseille, Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles and Marseille, Cruise Port.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Marseille most often arrive at Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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