There are 10 ways to get from Southampton 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  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Arles Tgv

$235 - $436

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles

$103 - $382

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  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

$137 - $199

Drive, carferry  •  13 h 20 min

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

$152 - $294

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 17 min

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

$343 - $427

Fly Southampton to Marseille, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Marseille (MRS) SOU - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$112 - $357

Train to Bristol, fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$184 - $358

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$144 - $378

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Marseille (MRS) LGW - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Arles

$105 - $301

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Arles

$130 - $330

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Arles is 577 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Arles without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to get from Southampton to Arles, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Marseille Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Arles is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:20 PM in Southampton and 7:20 PM in Arles.

Aer Lingus, Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Southampton 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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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Arles.
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  • Distance: 576.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Arles via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Rennes, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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 London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
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
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
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
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$180 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $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
$25 - $40
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Arles
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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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