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Carcassonne to Arles by train

It takes an average of 5h 17m to travel from Carcassonne to Arles by train, over a distance of around 119 miles (191 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Carcassonne to Arles and tickets for this journey start from $12.77 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 21m
PriceFrom $12.77
Distance119 miles (191 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
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 Dienstag Mai 18. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:29 11:08 4h 39m, 1 change
07:27 11:16 3h 49m, 2 changes
08:31 00:48 4h 17m, 1 change
10:30 00:51 2h 21m, direct
11:21 03:16 3h 55m, 2 changes
00:31 03:41 3h 10m, 1 change
01:21 05:11 3h 50m, 2 changes
02:30 05:39 3h 9m, 1 change
04:30 06:53 2h 23m, direct
05:21 05:11 11h 50m, 2 changes

SNCF and Intercités trains from Carcassonne to Arles

You can travel from Carcassonne to Arles on SNCF and Intercités 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.

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).

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.

Cheap train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles

The price of train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles starts at $12.77 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 5 hours and 17 minutes, with around 13 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 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Carcassonne to Arles cost?

Train tickets from Carcassonne to Arles can start from as little as $12.77 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 11:21. 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 10:30. 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 05/18/2021. 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 06/17/2021 for travel on 06/17/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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