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Transportation Arles Transportation

When there are events at the Palais de Congres, free buggy rides are provided between there and the center of town (our photo, above).

Year round there's a free shuttle bus (navette) that does a circuit around and through the town of Arles. The NAVIA-A line goes SW out to the Arles Antiques Museum, makes a loop around the town, along Boulevard des Lice along the south edge, north past the Roman Theatre, the Roman Arena, Place Voltaire and out to the Gare SNCF (railway station), then back down the northwest side of town along the Rhone to complete the loop.


  • • The Arles-Camargue airport is only 20 km from the center, close to Nîmes.
    • For the Marseille airport: Arles-Marseille train (1 hr); Marseille railway station and airport shuttle bus (20 min).

Arles, Nîmes Bus

  • Frequent service is available for the links Arles - Camargue Airport, and Carmargue Airport - Nîmes.

Arles, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Bus

Arles, St-Remy-de-Provence Bus

Arles, Tarascon, Avignon Bus

  • There are about 8 buses a day between Arles (gare SNCF), Tarascon (gare SNCF), Avignon (TGV station) and Avignon town (bus station - gare routière). The trip is 1 hour from Arles to Avignon.

Department 13, Bouches-du-Rhône Buses

  • • The TGV station at Nîmes (30 km) has direct trains to Paris.
    • There is train service between the Arles railway station and the Marseille St Charles railway station; journey time: under an hour.
    • Arles-Avignon train: travel time 1 hr.