There are 6 ways to get from Arles to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Nîmes Ic
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$54 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Arles to Montpellier Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Center Ouibus

$15 - $23

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Perpignan
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Barcelona 728 / ...

$51 - $100

Rideshare  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Arles to Barcelone 259.9 miles

$32

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Arles to Barcelona 259.9 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Arles to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Barcelona (BCN) MRS - BCN

$34 - $182

What companies run services between Arles, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Arles to Barcelona via Nîmes in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arles to Barcelona via Montpellier in around 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Arles to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$90 - $140
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arles to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Arles to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perpignan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Arles to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arles and Barcelona is 325 km. The road distance is 416 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arles to Barcelona is to bus which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 6 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Arles to Barcelona is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Arles to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Arles to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Barcelona City Center via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Arles to Barcelona, including transfers.