There are 9 ways to get from Arles to Florence by train, bus, night bus, 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.

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Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Valence Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$147 - $217

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Train, night bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Florence, Florence N523

$54 - $92

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Train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...

$107 - $171

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Firenze

$102 - $240

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Arles to Florence 423.3 miles

$100 - $150

Train, fly to Florence  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Florence (FLR) MRS - FLR

$116 - $389

Train, fly to Bologna  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$138 - $399

Train, fly to Venice  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$92 - $336

Train, fly to Rome  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome (FCO) MRS - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$92 - $298

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arles to Florence is to train and night bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Florence is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arles to Florence. However, there are services departing from Peri and arriving at Firenze via Gare and Aix en Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Arles to Florence. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Valence Ville, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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The distance between Arles and Florence is 532 km. The road distance is 677.3 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Florence without a car is to train which takes 11 h 33 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from Arles to Florence, including transfers.

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Arles to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Aix en Provence station.

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Arles to Florence train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Arles station.

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The best way to get from Arles to Florence is to train which takes 11 h 33 min and costs 120€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Florence.
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  • Distance: 332.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Arles to Florence via Valence Ville, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11 h 33 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Arles to Florence 3 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $230 and the journey takes 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence Ville to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Firenze
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Arles to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Arles to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Florence is 677 km. It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to drive from Arles to Florence.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5517+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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