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Take the train from Toulouse to Arles in 2 hours 59 minutes

If you want to travel from Toulouse to Arles by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Toulouse to Arles by train to take around 5 hours 36 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 2 hours 59 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 10 trains per day running on this route, which spans 257 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Arles. SNCF is the main train company operating on this route, as they are the national rail operator in France. You're likely to be hopping onto either a regional TER or Intercités service, both of which have plenty of space for luggage and modern comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Toulouse to Arles start from $22.39 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Toulouse to Arles by train

It takes an average of 5h 36m to travel from Toulouse to Arles by train, over a distance of around 159 miles (257 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Toulouse to Arles and tickets for this journey start from $22.39 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 59m
PriceFrom $22.39
Distance159 miles (257 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train06:41
Last train20:44
Departure stationToulouse
Arrival stationArles
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Toulouse to Arles train times

Check out the next trains departing from Toulouse to Arles for Sonntag Sep. 25. 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:44 Toulouse Matabiau12:10 Arlestgv inoui 6871 SNCF Get tickets4h 26m, 2 changes
10:44 Toulouse Matabiau13:47 ArlesIC 4657 SNCF Get tickets3h 3m, direct
12:46 Toulouse Matabiau16:39 ArlesIC 4659 SNCF Get tickets3h 53m, 1 change
14:43 Toulouse Matabiau17:42 ArlesIC 4661 SNCF Get tickets2h 59m, direct
15:41 Toulouse Matabiau20:19 Arlestgv inoui 6873 SNCF Get tickets4h 38m, 2 changes
16:46 Toulouse Matabiau21:39 ArlesIC 4663 SNCF Get tickets4h 53m, 2 changes
16:55 Toulouse Matabiau21:39 ArlesTER 76207 SNCF Get tickets4h 44m, 3 changes

Intercités and SNCF trains from Toulouse to Arles

You can travel from Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Arles

The price of train tickets from Toulouse to Arles starts at $22.39 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 Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Arles

Want to know more about your journey from Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Arles take?

The average journey time by train between Toulouse and Arles is 5 hours and 36 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 Toulouse and Arles by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Toulouse to Arles is 2 hours and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Toulouse to Arles cost?

Train tickets from Toulouse to Arles can start from as little as $22.39 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 Toulouse to Arles?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Toulouse to Arles without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Arles leave?

The first train from Toulouse to Arles leaves at 06:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Toulouse to Arles leaves at 20:44. 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 Toulouse and Arles by train?

Trains travelling from Toulouse to Arles cover a distance of around 159 miles (257 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Arles to Toulouse.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Toulouse to Arles for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/25/2022. 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 06/15/2022 for travel on 06/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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