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There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Arles by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry 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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Fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 24m

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

$111 - $371

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Lyon (LYS) ATH - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Arles

$150 - $410

Fly to Nice, train  •  10h 17m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Nice (NCE) ATH - NCE
  2. Take the train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$158 - $412

Fly to Montpellier, train  •  10h 58m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Montpellier (MPL) ATH - MPL
  2. Take the train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles

$131 - $450

Train, bus and ferry, Thello  •  31h 4m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
  4. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Saint-Charles
  5. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

$260 - $405

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 482
  4. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles

$211 - $374

Train, bus  •  37h 33m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Vicenza
  4. Take the train from Vicenza to Genova Piazza Principe Fr
  5. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  6. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

$204 - $367

Bus, train  •  42h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

$272 - $385

Bus, car ferry, train  •  47h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  5. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

$231 - $533

Drive  •  25h 42m

  1. Drive from Athens to Arles 1672 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Arles is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 7h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Arles is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Arles. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Arles via Trikala, Ugo Bassi, Bologna, Bologna and Marseille - St-Charles Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 33m.

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The distance between Athens and Arles is 1721 km. The road distance is 2675.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Arles without a car is to train and bus and ferry and Thello which takes 31h 4m and costs 220€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Athens to Arles, including transfers.

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Athens to Arles bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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

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Arles is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 5:50 AM in Athens and 4:50 AM in Arles.

Map of how to get from Athens to Arles.
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  • Distance: 1075.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 24m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Arles, France?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Arles. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Marseille, take the walk to Aeroport Marseille Provence, take the line 091 bus to St Charles, take the walk to Marseille-St-Charles, then take the train to Arles. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Lyon, take the walk to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV), then take the train to Arles.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Athens to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Athens to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Athens to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Athens to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Athens to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Athens to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Athens to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Marseille via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Montpellier via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Arles
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Gare de Antibes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $22
1st Class Ticket
$24 - $30
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$34 - $39
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$42 - $46
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thello.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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 Vicenza to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Vicenza
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ms.mk
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63 - $67
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Marseille
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
28h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Arles is 2675 km. It takes approximately 25h 42m to drive from Athens to Arles.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 800+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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