There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Arles by train, bus, 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 TGV  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv

$100 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Avignon - Gare Routière

$43 - $60

3 alternative options

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Arles

$73 - $109

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Arles 270.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$129 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Arles is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Arles is to train which costs SFr 95 - SFr 120 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Arles. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Arles via Avignon TGV and Avignon Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Arles is 305 km. The road distance is 432.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Arles without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Geneva to Arles, including transfers.

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Geneva to Arles train services, operated by TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Arles is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Arles.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Arles, France?

TGV operates a train from Geneva to Arles once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Geneva to Arles once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 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 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Annecy to Avignon - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com

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