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

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles Ic

$18 - $27

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles Ouibus

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Arles 57.3 miles

$5 - $7

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Arles 57.5 miles

$12 - $18

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station station and arriving at Arles. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Arles. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Arles is 74 km. The road distance is 92.1 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Arles without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Marseille to Arles bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station.

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Marseille to Arles train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Arles is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Marseille to Arles train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arles station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Arles.
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  • Distance: 46.2 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Marseille to Arles hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Marseille to Arles once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

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 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
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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 Marseille to Arles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Arles is 92 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Marseille to Arles.

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

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

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