Lausanne-Mediterranean Train Timetables, journey times and prices for carefree travel

Do you love to be (well) prepared? We’re going to let you in on all our secrets, including train times, journey times and ticket prices.
Here’s all the information you need for a carefree journey to the Mediterranean coast. This year, exceptionally, our trains will leave Lausanne to take you as close as possible to the Mediterranean. Would you like to take the plunge with us?

We offer a range of travel times to the Mediterranean coast to suit your schedule

From the eastern Pyrenees to the Alpes-Maritimes, France’s Mediterranean coast offers more than enough to guarantee you have a great time.  

With TGV Lyria making a round trip every day during the summer*, it couldn’t be easier to get there.    


journeytimetablestrain n°duration 
Geneva-Bellegarde08:41-09:12TGV Lyria 9756 0h31Book
Geneva-Lyon Part-Dieu08:41-10:28TGV Lyria 9756 1h47Book
Geneva-Avignon TGV08:41-11:36TGV Lyria 9756 2h55Book
Geneva-Aix-en-Provence08:41-11:55TGV Lyria 9756 3h14Book
Geneva-Marseille08:41-12:11TGV Lyria 9756 3h30Book

See all our timetables.


One train journey – six cities

On the Lausanne–Marseille Saint Charles route, TGV Lyria also calls at Geneva-Cornavin, Bellegarde, Lyon, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence.

So you'll get to see the changing landcape out of the train window. Keep your eyes peeled and enjoy the view. 

Things to do on the Mediterranean coast

Can you hear the distant chirping of the crickets? The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region has so much to offer, from the limestone mountains of Vaucluse, Avignon and the Aix area, to the calanques (rocky inlets) around Marseille and the rugged red rock of the Estérel massif on the edge of Saint Raphaël, and not forgetting the palatial hotels in Cannes and Nice...  

If you’re not sure where to start when visiting the Mediterranean, just follow our guide! We’ve curated a list of our secret hot spots in these sun-drenched cities.

Our tips for rooting out the best price for your Lausanne-Mediterranean ticket

Exploring the Mediterranean coast doesn’t have to be expensive. With prices as low as EUR 49, it would be a shame to miss out. 


Here are three tips to find the best prices:


Want to find out more? Then head over to our Tickets and Fares page.



Four great reasons to choose TGV Lyria for your trip from Lausanne to the Mediterranean

For... high-speed travel between Lausanne and the Mediterranean   

No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve arrived already. Yep, you're not dreaming. You're already there. Yes, Lausanne is less than 4 hours from Marseille.

The (major) bonus of travelling with us is that you board at Lausanne station in the city centre and arrive at Avignon TGV station, Aix-en-Provence TGV station or Marseille Saint Charles – all slap bang in the middle of these French cities. 


For...travelling while staying connected

Sitting comfortably in your seat and connected to the on-board Wi-Fi, take advantage of the journey to answer your e-mails, watch a film or surf the Internet.


For... travelling with complete peace of mind

We know that your time is precious, so we guarantee an unrivalled punctuality rate of 88%*.

*average of trains arriving within 15 minutes of schedule


For... travelling with a low carbon footprint

It’s well known that travelling by train is better for the planet. By choosing TGV Lyria, you are choosing first and foremost an environmentally-friendly mode of transport.

Head for the Mediterranean coast

The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region is waiting for you