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There are 9 ways to get from Arles to Bologna by train, plane, bus or car

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

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Train to Marseille, fly to Bologna  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Rognac
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ

$114 - $339

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Bus FlixBus  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Bologna, Bologna 482

$44 - $78

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Train to Marseille, fly to Venice, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Rognac
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$75 - $277

Train to Marseille, fly to Florence, train  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Rognac
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Florence (FLR) MRS - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale

$131 - $403

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ

$138 - $389

Train via Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$162 - $221

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le Rv

$99 - $161

Bus Eurolines FR  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Aéoroport 20
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Bologna

Drive  •  6h 59m

  1. Drive from Arles to Bologna 454 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arles to Bologna is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Bologna is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arles to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Peri and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via C.Cial Aires de la Dime, Sous-Prefecture and Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arles to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Avignon Centre, Avignon TGV, Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Arles and Bologna is 543 km. The road distance is 726.3 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Arles to Bologna, including transfers.

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Arles to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aix-en-Provence station.

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Arles to Bologna train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Arles to Bologna is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs 140€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 339.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Arles, France and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Arles to Bologna via Avignon Centre, Avignon TGV, Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 10h 15m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Arles to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Rognac
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ler
Bus from Gare Routière to Aéoroport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Arles to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Arles to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Bologna is 726 km. It takes approximately 6h 59m to drive from Arles to Bologna.

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Ryanair, Air France and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 1708+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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