There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Arles by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arles Ic

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus via Montpellier  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Montpellier Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Arles Ouibus

$21 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nîmes 718

$32 - $54

Rideshare  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Arles 349.1 miles

$42

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Arles 349.3 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Marseille, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Marseille (MRS) BOD - MRS
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

$40 - $197

Fly to Montpellier, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Montpellier (MPL) BOD - MPL
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier - Airport to Arles

$85 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Arles is to bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Arles is to fly and bus which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Arles is 435 km. The road distance is 558.9 km.

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arles takes 5 h 21 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Arles. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Arles via Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Arles. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux to Arles 5 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Arles once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arles
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Arles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier - Airport to Arles
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Arles
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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