There are 4 ways to get from Arles to Montpellier by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic

$20 - $28

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Arles to Montpellier Ouibus

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Arles to Montpellier 50.4 miles

$6

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Arles to Montpellier 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Arles to Montpellier is to bus which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Montpellier is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arles and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Arles and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Arles and Montpellier is 61 km. The road distance is 80.9 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 17€ - 24€.

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The train from Arles to Montpellier Saint-Roch takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Arles to Montpellier bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Arles station.

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

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The best way to get from Arles to Montpellier is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 17€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Arles to Montpellier bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Arles to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Arles, France and Montpellier, France?

SNCF operates a train from Arles to Montpellier every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Arles to Montpellier twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

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 Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
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 Arles to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Arles to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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