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There are 9 ways to get from Arles to Loire Valley 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 Tours St Symphorien  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF) MRS - TUF

$54 - $274

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Bus  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 748 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tours N724 / ...

$28 - $76

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Train to Marseille, fly to Nantes, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Nantes (NTE) MRS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$99 - $317

Train to Marseille, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris Orly (ORY) MRS - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$133 - $346

Train to Montpellier, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Arles to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Paris Orly (ORY) MPL - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$133 - $395

Train to Montpellier, fly to Nantes, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Arles to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nantes (NTE) MPL - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$89 - $296

Train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Nîmes IV MARSEILLE / MONTPELLIER / NARBONNE / CERBERE Multi activités / ...
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$190 - $222

Train, bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Nîmes Ic
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Clermont-Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Tours

$83 - $119

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Arles to Loire Valley 464.1 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Arles to Loire Valley is to bus which costs 24€ - 70€ and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Loire Valley is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arles to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Tours via Nîmes and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arles to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Tours via Nîmes and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between Arles and Loire Valley is 515 km. The road distance is 742.6 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Loire Valley without a car is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 160€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Arles to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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Arles to Loire Valley bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nîmes station.

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

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The best way to get from Arles to Loire Valley is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 160€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 70€ and takes 12h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Loire Valley.
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  • Distance: 321.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Arles, France and Loire Valley, France?

You can take a train from Arles to Loire Valley via Nîmes, St-Pierre-des-Corps, and Tours in around 6h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arles to Loire Valley via Nîmes, Lyon, Lyon Perrache, and Tours in around 12h 39m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Montpellier to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Montpellier to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Tours St Symphorien
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $270
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Gare de Arles to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Arles to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Nîmes to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $100
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Nîmes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Tours
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Nîmes to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tours
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Nîmes to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Tours
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Arles to Loire Valley bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tours station.

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Arles to Loire Valley train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at St-Pierre-des-Corps station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Loire Valley is 743 km. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Arles to Loire Valley.

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Ryanair offers flights from Marseille Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport.

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There are 556+ hotels available in Loire Valley. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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