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There are 9 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  •  9h 39m

  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

$236 - $439

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 26m

  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

$103 - $342

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Bus, train  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Arles

$132 - $198

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 20m

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

$151 - $294

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 20m

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

$341 - $425

Fly Southampton to Marseille, train  •  7h 32m

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

$111 - $357

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille  •  7h 34m

  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

$143 - $376

Fly Southampton to Montpellier, train  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Montpellier (MPL) SOU - MPL
  2. Take the train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles

$125 - $668

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 8m

  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

$129 - $371

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Arles is to fly and train which costs £85 - £280 and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Arles is to train and fly which costs £75 - £270 and takes 7h 26m.

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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 9h 39m and costs £180 - £340.

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It takes approximately 9h 39m 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 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Arles is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 10:58 PM in Southampton and 11:58 PM in Arles.

Aer Lingus, KLM, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 768+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Arles.
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  • Distance: 576.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 39m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Arles via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9h 39m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Rennes, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Jersey, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Marseille via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Nantes, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Montpellier via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Arles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
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
1h 54m
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
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 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
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 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-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 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
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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