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There are 10 ways to get from Arles to Simancas by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Nimes Ter
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Alv / ...

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Bus  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Nimes Parking Du Parnasse to Valladolid Central Bus Station Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja - Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur

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Train via Zaragoza  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ter
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Valladolid Alv

Drive  •  9h 9m

  1. Drive from Arles to Simancas 997 km

Train to Marseille, fly to Madrid, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Madrid (MAD) MRS - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid

Train to Marseille, fly to Valladolid  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Valladolid (VLL) MRS - VLL

Train to Lyon, fly to Madrid, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Madrid (MAD) LYS - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid

Train, train to Barcelona, fly to Valladolid  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Nimes
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Barcelona-Sants
  3. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Valladolid (VLL) BCN - VLL

Train to Toulouse, fly to Madrid, train  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Madrid (MAD) TLS - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid

Train, bus to Nice, fly to Madrid  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Nice Airport
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Madrid (MAD) NCE - MAD
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid
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International entry into Spain from France

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Simancas is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Simancas is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Simancas is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 16 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Arles to Simancas is to bus which costs €35 - €55 and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Simancas is to train and fly which costs €55 - €250 and takes 7h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arles to Simancas. However, there are services departing from Arles - Clémenceau and arriving at Simancas via Gare Triaire, Nimes Parking Du Parnasse and Valladolid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 1m.

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The distance between Arles and Simancas is 807 km. The road distance is 997 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Simancas without a car is to train which takes 11h 1m and costs €100 - €200.

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It takes approximately 11h 1m to get from Arles to Simancas, including transfers.

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Arles to Simancas bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Nimes Parking Du Parnasse station.

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The best way to get from Arles to Simancas is to train which takes 11h 1m and costs €100 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Arles to Simancas bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Valladolid Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Simancas.
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  • Distance: 807.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 1m

What companies run services between Arles, France and Simancas, Castille and León, Spain?

You can take a train from Arles to Simancas via Nimes, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Atocha, Chamartin, Madrid-Chamartin, Valladolid, and Valladolid in around 11h 1m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Nimes Parking Du Parnasse to Valladolid Central Bus Station twice a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 16h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Marseille to Valladolid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Barcelona to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Nice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Barcelona to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Nice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €180
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €180
Flights from Marseille to Valladolid via Alghero, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Marseille to Valladolid via Milan Bergamo, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Barcelona to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Valladolid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Nimes
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Arles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Arles to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Arles to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €80
Train from Arles to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Arles to Vitrolles Aéroport Marseille
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arles to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Arles to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nimes Parking Du Parnasse to Valladolid Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Marseille Saint Charles Bus Station to Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Union Ivkoni
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nice - Airport T2
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Simancas is 997 km. It takes approximately 9h 9m to drive from Arles to Simancas.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport.

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