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There are 4 ways to get from Carcassonne to Arles by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Arles Bordeaux-St-Jean - Marseille-St-Charles / ...

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Montpellier Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Arles Ouibus

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Arles 140.7 miles

$18

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Arles 140.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Arles is to bus which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Arles is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carcassonne to Arles. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Arles via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Carcassonne and arriving at Gare de Arles. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Arles is 191 km. The road distance is 225.3 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Arles without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Arles takes 2h 22m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Carcassonne to Arles bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne to Arles train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Arles is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Arles.
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  • Distance: 119.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

SNCF operates a train from Carcassonne to Arles 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Arles via Montpellier in around 4h 50m.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Bus operators
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 Carcassonne to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to Arles
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Carcassonne to Arles train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Arles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Arles is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Carcassonne to Arles.

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There are 768+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Carcassonne and Arles. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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