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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Arles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles Tgv

211€ - 364€

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Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Montpellier 530
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Arles Montpellier > Nîmes > Arles > Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Toulon

59€ - 87€

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Train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes Tgv

207€ - 536€

Bus via Lyon  •  20h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N760
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Avignon Bcn4 / ...

Drive  •  11h 21m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Arles 1202.6 km

160€ - 240€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille, bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

73€ - 573€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Montpellier (MPL) AMS - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles

130€ - 284€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Arles

141€ - 413€

Train to Brussels, fly to Marseille, bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Marseille (MRS) BRU - MRS
  3. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

151€ - 548€

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Montpellier, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Montpellier (MPL) RTM - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles

107€ - 499€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Arles is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Arles is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 600€ and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Arles. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Arles via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 26m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Arles is 967 km. The road distance is 1202.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Arles without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 26m and costs 210€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 8h 26m to get from Amsterdam to Arles, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Arles train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Arles is to train via Paris which takes 8h 26m and costs 210€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus via Lyon, which costs and takes 20h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Amsterdam to Arles train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Arles station.

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  • Distance: 967.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 26m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Arles, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Arles via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 8h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Arles via Lyon, Avignon, and Avignon Centre in around 20h 23m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 420€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 350€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

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Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
120€ - 140€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 200€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Lyon to Avignon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Montpellier to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Arles is 1203 km. It takes approximately 11h 21m to drive from Amsterdam to Arles.

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Swiss, British Airways, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 923+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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