There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Arles by train, bus, night 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.

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles Tgv

100€ - 140€

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Night bus  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Mâcon > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Valence - Centre > Nîmes > Montpellier

24€ - 29€

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes N717

40€ - 49€

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Arles 743.9 km

90€ - 130€

Fly Paris Orly to Marseille, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Marseille (MRS) ORY - MRS
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

64€ - 223€

Fly Paris CDG to Marseille, bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

67€ - 220€

Fly Paris Orly to Montpellier, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Montpellier (MPL) ORY - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles

71€ - 264€

Fly Paris CDG to Montpellier, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Montpellier (MPL) CDG - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles

69€ - 231€

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Arles

122€ - 313€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Arles is to night bus which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 11h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Arles is to train which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Arles. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Arles via Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Arles. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Paris and Arles is 602 km. The road distance is 743.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Arles without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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The train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles takes 3h 56m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Paris to Arles bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Arles train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Arles is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs 100€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 10h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Arles.
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  • Distance: 601.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles twice daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 140€ and the journey takes 3h 56m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 8h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
230€ - 290€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
120€ - 140€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Paris to Arles bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nîmes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Arles is 744 km. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Paris to Arles.

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Air Corsica and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 831+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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