Geneva-Mediterranean Train : Schedules, duration and fares

To prepare your journey from Geneva to Mediterranean under the best conditions, look up all practical TGV Lyria information: timetables, route, stations served, fares, etc.

From the eastern Pyrenees to the Alpes Maritimes, the French Mediterranean coast has plenty to offer for a truly enjoyable stay. The most renowned Mediterranean towns, such as Marseille or Avignon, not only offer sea and sun, but also nature and culture!

This new simplified transport plan offers you every summer departures of the TGV Lyria Paris-Mediterranean in 1 daily return trip from Monday to Sunday.

Geneva-Bellegarde 07:42-08:12 TGV Lyria 9758/59  0h30 Book From CHF 32 (€29)
Geneva-Lyon Part-Dieu 07:42-09:26 TGV Lyria 9758/59  1h44 Book From CHF 32 (€29)
Geneva-Avignon TGV 07:42-10:46 TGV Lyria 9758/59  3h04 Book From CHF 32 (€29)
Geneva-Aix-en-Provence 07:42-11:10 TGV Lyria 9758/59  3h18 Book From CHF 32 (€29)
Geneva-Marseille 07:42-11:25 TGV Lyria 9758/59  3h43 Book From CHF 32 (€29)

Geneva to Marseille in 3 hours and 43 minutes

328 km apart, Marseille is just 3 hours and 43 minutes from Geneva, thanks to the TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

301 km apart, Aix-en-Provence is just 3 hours and 18 minutes from Geneva, thanks to the TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

271 km apart, Paris is just 3 hours and 04 minutes from Geneva, thanks to the TGV Lyria, which covers this distance at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

From city centre to city centre, TGV Lyria is the fastest and most comfortable way to travel to Marseille from Geneva. Your TGV Lyria departs from Geneva Cornavin, at the crossroads of the districts of Saint-Gervais, Les Grottes and Pâquis: a central location in Geneva. 

With TGV Lyria, you maximise your time in terms of relaxation and productivity between Geneva and Marseille, and you enjoy a travel experience with no compromises. A journey that flows, with no constraints caused by connections and queuing.

Cities served by the train:

The TGV systematically serves Bellegarde, Lyon-Part-Dieu, Avignon TGV and Aix-en-Provence TGV.

  • Geneva Cornavin
  • Bellegarde
  • Lyon-Part-Dieu
  • Avignon TGV
  • Aix-en-Provence TGV
  • Marseille-Saint-Charles

When to book your train ticket

To book your Geneva-Marseille train ticket at the best price, we recommend booking in advance. With TGV Lyria, if you book your ticket 4 months before your departure, you could benefit from the lowest prices, from CHF 32.-. In short – plan ahead!

If you travel as a family with children and teenagers, consider SNCF discount cards for young people. If you are 60 years or older, or if you travel frequently at the weekend, there may be other fare advantages.

There are also other solutions for booking your train ticket at the lowest fares.

All our tips for travelling at lower cost!

How much does it cost from Geneva to Mediterranean ?

With our new range of services, redesigned for your satisfaction, you can now choose between three classes of travel: STANDARD 1ÈRE and STANDARD. According to your requirements, your budget and your travel dates, you will find the class of travel to suit you best. 

The fares and conditions for the new range.

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How can I get to the Mediterranean coast from Geneva?

In summer, there is a daily service to the Mediterranean coast from Geneva. In summer, this service runs from July to August, departing the morning from Geneva Cornavin station. This page displays the TGV Lyria train timetables in detail.

What Mediterranean cities does the TGV Lyria service call at?

The Geneva–Marseille service calls at Bellegarde, Lyon Part-Dieu, Avignon TGV, Aix-en-Provence TGV and terminates at Marseille Saint-Charles.

How long does it take to get from Geneva to the Mediterranean coast?

The train takes 3 hours 4 minutes to Avignon, 3 hours 28 minutes to Aix-en-Provence and 3 hours 43 minutes to Marseille. The TGV Lyria covers the 330 km between Geneva and the Mediterranean coast at a top speed of 320 km/h.

How much does a ticket to the Mediterranean from Geneva cost?

On the Geneva–Mediterranean coast service, you have a choice of three classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE and STANDARD. Single tickets in STANDARD class are available from TGV Lyria for EUR 49 (CHF 55) all year round. By purchasing your ticket four months in advance, you can benefit from prices as low as EUR 29 (CHF 33) from the point at which tickets go on sale.