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About the train journey from Carcassonne to Arles

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The train from Carcassonne to Arles usually takes 4 hours 49 minutes on average to travel 191 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 15 minutes. You can expect to find 10 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Arles, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. The route to Arles is operated by SNCF, the French national train operator. You're likely to be traveling on a TER regional train, or Intercités service during your journey, both of which offer modern comfortable seating.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Carcassonne to Arles in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $16.47.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Arles, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Carcassonne to Arles by train

It takes an average of 4h 49m to travel from Carcassonne to Arles by train, over a distance of around 119 miles (191 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Carcassonne to Arles and tickets for this journey start from $16.47 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 15m
PriceFrom $16.47
Distance119 miles (191 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train07:26
Last train21:28
Departure stationCarcassonne
Arrival stationArles
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Carcassonne to Arles train times

Check out the next trains departing from Carcassonne to Arles for martedì ott 18º 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:26 11:09 4h 43m, 1 change
07:28 11:10 3h 42m, 2 changes
10:28 12:47 2h 19m, direct
12:31 15:39 3h 8m, 1 change
14:27 16:42 2h 15m, direct
15:26 19:19 3h 53m, 2 changes
16:31 20:16 3h 45m, 2 changes
16:57 20:39 3h 42m, 3 changes
17:28 05:07 11h 39m, 2 changes
20:28 05:38 9h 10m, 1 change

Intercités and SNCF trains from Carcassonne to Arles

You can travel from Carcassonne to Arles on Intercités and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles

The price of train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles starts at $16.47 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Carcassonne to Arles

Want to know more about your journey from Carcassonne to Arles? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Carcassonne to Arles take?

The average journey time by train between Carcassonne and Arles is 4 hours and 49 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Carcassonne and Arles by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Carcassonne to Arles is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Carcassonne to Arles cost?

Train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles can start from as little as $16.47 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Carcassonne to Arles?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Carcassonne to Arles without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Carcassonne to Arles each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Carcassonne to Arles leave?

The first train from Carcassonne to Arles leaves at 07:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Carcassonne to Arles leave?

The last train from Carcassonne to Arles leaves at 21:28. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Carcassonne and Arles by train?

Trains travelling from Carcassonne to Arles cover a distance of around 119 miles (191 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Arles to Carcassonne.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Carcassonne to Arles for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/28/2022 for travel on 06/28/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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