Warning to Visitors

Some of the information below may be out of date as a result of changing timetables and services. Please double check the accuracy of all information before travelling.

The booking forms should be up to date however, so if tickets for a particular service are available, then the service should be operational.

Avignon

Avignon is a French commune in the south-east of the country. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, due to the presence of its historical ramparts and core.

The city's stations, Gare d'Avignon-Centre and Gare d'Avignon TGV provide it with rail routes to national and international destinations. The city itself benefits from an extensive bus system, as well as well-formed cycle infrastructure.

How to get to Avignon from
Route 1:

The high-speed TGV service from Lille Europe to Nice takes around 7-8 hours, passing through the whole length of the French countryside.

There are only two services a day in either direction. A more frequent alternative journey, Paris - Nice (TGV) is also available, but can be a little more inconvenient than the Lille - Nice option if you are coming from a connecting train due to the cross-city Metro change at Paris.

Route 2:

The high-speed TGV service from Paris to Nice and Ventimiglia takes around 6 hours, passing through almost the whole length of the French countryside. An alternative journey, Lille - Nice (TGV) is also available, but generally terminates at Nice. The direct service to Ventimiglia doesn't run as often as services terminating at Nice, as shown in the Timetables section.