Provence Bus Service

Provence Bus Service, Public Buses In The South of France

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Provence Bus Service by Public Bus In The South of France

  • Arles Bus Routes
Bus service based in Arles covers the region from Arles to Marseilles  The small local bus line makes it possible to visit St. Remy, Fontvieille, Les Baux, Mouries, Salon de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, and Marseilles on buses that make a five hour round trip.
  • Arles to Marseilles
Buses leave Arles for round trips to Marseilles on the hour approximately from 7 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday. They stop at many small towns and larger cities on the way. From Arles to Marseilles takes two and a half hours

Bus From Provence Cities

Avignon is one of the main cities in Provence and as such provides a center of small, local bus activity.  Many bus routes leave Avignon and go in all  directions.
Avignon TGV train station is served by local bus to the center of Avignon
Central Provence,  
Nearly all of Provence is covered by local bus service running six days a week.  Some of the lines run five days during school weeks only, others run seven days.

The larger cities such as Nimes,
Arles, Avignon, St Remy  Aix-en-Provence, Nice and Marseilles have frequent service,.  This service extends to the smaller towns along the route.  In some cases you can ask to be dropped at a certain village along the way that is not a scheduled stop.
East to Apt
A line runs east of Avignon and covers Provence Villages near Apt and Saignon, east of Gordes and connects as far south as St Tropez and Marseilles.
North on the Rhone
Another line leaves Avignon and runs north to Montelimar and Carpentras.
Buses from
Avignon reach Chateauneuf du Pape to the north.
SouthBus service from Avignon reaches Arles to the southwest

Saignon is reached by bus from Avignon to the nearby city of Apt. 2.8 miles beyond Apt
  • Mediterranean Coast, Provence
Buses based on the Mediterranean coast serve the area of Grasse, Vence  and Nice.  Service is available all along the coast from Marseilles to St Tropez and further east.  

  • Camargue, Rhone Delta
The Camargue is the exception, it has limited bus service.  Buses from Nimes and two buses each day from Arles reach St Maries de la Mer in the Camargue.  Buses from Aigues Mortes also serve St. Maries de la Mer.  Buses from Nimes run south to Montpellier.
  • Aix-en-Provence
From Aix-en-Provence, bus service reaches north to Orange and south to Marseilles.  Buses run west to Arles and east to Nice.  
Provence buses are small local buses that make many stops in most cases.

Provence Bus Service, South

L'isle-Sur-La-Sorgue, Provence, a good day trip from Avignon
Provence Bus Service via Public Bus In The South of France is extensive.
The local service runs bus routes between the larger cities of Provence.
Provence, Ilse Saint Sorgue
Reach Arles, Avignon, Aix, and Marseilles, Provence
  • Air
International flights serve Paris, Marseilles,  Locals flights  serve Nimes and Avignon.
  • Train
TGV Fast trains serve Avignon,  Nimes, Aix, and Marseilles from Paris.  Local trains serve Arles
  • Auto
Rental cars are available at the TGV Stations in Avignon, Aix, Marseilles, and Nimes for Arles trips.  Available also in Arles.
Autoeurope is available at Avignon and other TGV  train stations .
  • Bus
Local buses serve from Avignon, Arles, Aix, and Marseilles.  Service is limited.  See Bus Provence
Shop for your rental car online well  ahead of your trip and choose diesel (more economical) or gas, luggage space,(important)  standard or automatic,(important)  two door, four door and other options.    
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Arles buses use the Clemenceau station as a base in the center of Arles
The bus for Port St Louis in the Camargue picks up passengers in the center of Arles
Arle's Clemenceau Center bus stop
The buses use the Clemenceau station as a base in the center of Arles
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