The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Avignon will cost around £ 105 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 93.
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3 h 5 m
4 h 9 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Avignon every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 577 km distance in an average of 4 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 5 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 33 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||358 miles (577 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||£90 (€102)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Paris to Avignon cover the 358 miles (577 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £90, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gare d'Avignon TGV.
Avignon lies some 691 kilometres to the southeast of Paris and passengers can make the journey in under 3 hours on high-speed direct TGV trains. This makes it an ideal day trip from the French capital. An alternative, more scenic service, runs 4 times a day via the Rhone Valley for a total journey time of around 4 hours. Altogether, around a dozen services run daily with the leaving at 6:19 a.m. and the last at 9:07 p.m.
Trains from Paris to Avignon depart from the Gare d’Lyon on Place Louis Armand on the north bank of the river. Gare d’Lyon is very accessible via all modes of public transport. It’s on the Regional Express Network (RER) commuter train line, and on lines 1, 4, 5 and 14 of the Paris Metro. These terminate in Hall 3 under the station. Also many RATP bus routes service the station from all parts of the capital. These include a number of night bus services called Noctilens. Buses stop at the entrance to Hall 1 of the station and at nearby Rue de Bercy and Boulevard Diderot.
A graceful city in the heart of Provence, Avignon features majestic medieval ramparts and the the imposing Papal Place. This vibrant student city is also famed for its cultural events and coffee culture and is the perfect jumping off point to explore this enchanting part of southern France. Most trains from Paris arrive at Avignon TGV Train Station (Gare d'Avignon TGV) located on Chemin du Confluent - La Courtine, some 3 kilometres from the centre. Passengers can get into the city centre by shuttle bus (Navette) or on local trains which run to the Avignon Poste Station on Boulevard St Roch every every 15 minutes between 5:38 a.m. and 11:20 p.m. Passengers taking the slower TGV service via the Rhone Valley arrive at the Gare d'Avignon-Centre in the heart of town.
Some of the Paris train stations to Avignon you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Avignon include Gare d'Avignon TGV, Gare d'Avignon Centre and AVIGNON (TGV).
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Gare d'Avignon TGV.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Avignon, called Gare d'Avignon TGV, is located around 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from its city centre.
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