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There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Arles by plane, train, bus, night train 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  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Marseille (MRS) BUD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Rognac to Arles

$98 - $297

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Fly to Nimes, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nimes (FNI) BUD - FNI
  2. Take the train from Gare de Nîmes to Gare de Arles

$82 - $308

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 27 min

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

$121 - $331

Fly to Montpellier, train  •  9 h 55 min

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

$164 - $463

Fly to Nice, train  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nice (NCE) BUD - NCE
  2. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$124 - $298

Train  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv

$349 - $529

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Aix-en-Provence 1922

$97 - $161

Bus Slovak Lines  •  29 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Avignon Gare Routière

$128 - $134

Train, night train  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville R
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

$234 - $388

Drive  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Arles 949.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Arles is to bus which costs 35 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft and takes 29 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Arles is to fly and train which costs 27 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Arles. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Peri via Budapest, Budapest Népliget, P+R Krypton Quai 7, Sous Prefecture and Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Arles. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Arles via Zürich HB, Genève, Avignon TGV and Avignon Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Arles is 1197 km. The road distance is 1518.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Arles without a car is to train which takes 18 h 25 min and costs 95 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Budapest to Arles, including transfers.

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Budapest to Arles bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Arles train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Arles is to train which takes 18 h 25 min and costs 95 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft and takes 28 h 14 min.

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  • Distance: 748.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Arles, France?

You can take a train from Budapest to Arles via Zürich HB, Genève, Avignon TGV, and Avignon Centre in around 18 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Arles twice a week. Tickets cost $90 - $150 and the journey takes 24 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rognac to Arles
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Gare de Nîmes to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Arles
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
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
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
19 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Avignon Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Budapest to Arles bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aix-en-Provence station.

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Budapest to Arles train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Avignon TGV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Arles is 1519 km. It takes approximately 14 h 16 min to drive from Budapest to Arles.

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Ryanair, KLM, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 778+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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