There are 10 ways to get from Cheltenham to Arles by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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.

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Train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Arles Tgv

$289 - $558

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Bus, train  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Arles

$135 - $202

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Drive, carferry  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Arles

$169 - $319

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Arles

$350 - $437

Train to Bristol, fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Marseille (MRS) BRS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$179 - $338

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$179 - $460

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Marseille  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Marseille (MRS) LGW - MRS
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$146 - $414

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Marseille  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Marseille (MRS) STN - MRS
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$141 - $389

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Arles

$138 - $341

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Lyon  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Arles

$199 - $449

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Arles. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Arles via Birmingham New Street, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 28 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Arles is 651 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Arles without a car is to train which takes 10 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to get from Cheltenham to Arles, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Arles train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Arles is 1 h ahead of Cheltenham. It is currently 1:17 AM in Cheltenham and 2:17 AM in Arles.

Cheltenham to Arles train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Arles station.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 794+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Arles.
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  • Distance: 651.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 28 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Arles, France?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Arles via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Figari
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Arles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $260
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
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 Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Arles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Arles
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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