There are 11 ways to get from Ypres to Arles by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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 via Paris  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles Tgv

157€ - 218€

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Bus via Marseille  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles BlaBlaBus

41€ - 77€

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Train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Nimes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Nîmes to Gare de Arles Iv Marseille / Nimes / Montpellier / Narbonne / ...

148€ - 225€

Bus  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Cavaillon BlaBlaBus

49€ - 81€

Drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Drive from Ypres to Arles 1014.3 km

120€ - 180€

Fly Lille Lesquin to Marseille, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Marseille (MRS) LIL - MRS
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

58€ - 327€

Train, train to Charleroi, fly to Nimes  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Nimes (FNI) CRL - FNI

98€ - 289€

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Marseille, bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Marseille (MRS) BRU - MRS
  4. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

79€ - 253€

Train, train to Charleroi, fly to Marseille, bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Marseille (MRS) CRL - MRS
  4. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

58€ - 239€

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Marseille, bus  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Marseille (MRS) CDG - MRS
  3. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Arles

102€ - 325€

Train, train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Montpellier, line 3 tram  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ypres / Ieper to Courtrai / Kortrijk
  2. Take the train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
  3. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Montpellier (MPL) LIL - MPL
  4. Take the line 3 tram from Boirargues to Gare Saint-Roch
  5. Take the train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles

93€ - 394€

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Arles is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 19h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Arles is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to Arles. However, there are services departing from Ypres / Ieper and arriving at Arles via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, Lille Flandres, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 53m.

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The distance between Ypres and Arles is 808 km. The road distance is 1014.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Arles without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 53m and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from Ypres to Arles, including transfers.

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Ypres to Arles train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lille Flandres station.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Arles is to train via Paris which takes 8h 53m and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus via Marseille, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 18h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Ypres to Arles.
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  • Distance: 808.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 53m

What companies run services between Ypres, Belgium and Arles, France?

You can take a train from Ypres to Arles via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk, Lille Flandres, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 8h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ypres to Arles via Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat, Le Bizet, Armentieres Gare, Armentieres, Lille Flandres, Lille, and Marseille - St-Charles Bus station in around 18h 38m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 370€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 380€
Flights from Charleroi to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 360€
Flights from Charleroi to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
290€ - 550€
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Arles
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
120€ - 140€
Train from Lille Flandres to Nimes
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
150€ - 190€
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Nîmes to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
Train from Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch to Gare de Arles
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 18€
1st Class
23€ - 25€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 19€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Ypres / Ieper to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
TaM
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 Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
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
Bus from Lille to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Arles
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Cavaillon
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
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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Yes, the driving distance between Ypres to Arles is 1014 km. It takes approximately 9h 22m to drive from Ypres to Arles.

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Ryanair and Air France offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 893+ hotels available in Arles. Prices start at 61€ per night.

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