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There are 9 ways to get from Bayonne to Arles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Toulouse  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse Matabiau Intercités
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Arles Intercités

78€ - 154€

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Bus via Nimes - Gare Routiere  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Nîmes N1156 / ...

34€ - 47€

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Train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bayonne to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Arles Intercités

89€ - 180€

Bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Arles

65€ - 92€

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Bayonne to Arles 604.2 km

65€ - 100€

Fly Biarritz to Lyon, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Arles

111€ - 221€

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Bayonne to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Marseille (MRS) BOD - MRS
  3. Take the train from Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille to Arles

63€ - 235€

Train to Pau, fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bayonne to Pau
  2. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Marseille (MRS) PUF - MRS
  3. Take the train from Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille to Arles

103€ - 251€

Train to Toulouse, fly to Marseille, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Marseille (MRS) TLS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille to Arles

87€ - 266€

Bayonne → Arles
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The cheapest way to get from Bayonne to Arles is to bus via Nimes - Gare Routiere which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bayonne to Arles is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bayonne to Arles. However, there are services departing from Bayona and arriving at Arles via Irun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bayonne to Arles. However, there are services departing from Bayonne and arriving at Arles via Toulouse Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 14m.

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The distance between Bayonne and Arles is 492 km. The road distance is 604.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bayonne to Arles without a car is to train via Toulouse which takes 8h 14m and costs 75€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Bayonne to Arles, including transfers.

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Bayonne to Arles bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Irun station.

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

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The best way to get from Bayonne to Arles is to train via Toulouse which takes 8h 14m and costs 75€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 11h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Bayonne to Arles.
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  • Distance: 491.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 14m

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

You can take a train from Bayonne to Arles via Toulouse Matabiau in around 8h 14m. Alternatively, Iberocoach operates a bus from Irun to Arles 3 times a week. Tickets cost 60€ - 85€ and the journey takes 9h 53m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 210€
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Pau to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 260€
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Pau to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
13€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
24€ - 190€
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday
Estimated price
16€ - 130€
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 Bayonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Arles
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 80€
Train from Bayonne to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Arles
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 100€
Rail 1st Class
85€ - 130€
Train from Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille to Arles
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Train from Bayonne to Pau
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bayonne to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Irun to Arles
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
iberocoach.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Irun to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Biarritz Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bayonne to Arles bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Arles station.

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Bayonne to Arles train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bayonne to Arles is 604 km. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Bayonne to Arles.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Biarritz Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 845+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bayonne to Biarritz Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 20 min and costs 2€.

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