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Trains to Avignon

Train to Avignon from London

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Infants can travel for free on an adult’s lap and just need a passport. You can only take one infant per adult.

Two-bag allowanceand no weight restrictions
Arrive in the centre of Avignonrelaxed and ready to explore
Sit back, relaxand enjoy the views

Take the train to Avignon

Rendez-vous at St Pancras International at the recommended arrival time shown on your ticket for security and passport checks. Then you can settle in on board as we speed you to France.

You’ll need to change train in Paris or Lille onto a direct train to Marseille.

In Paris, it’s a 30-minute transfer from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon, direct on RER line D. Check our page Connecting in Paris for more information.

In Lille, just head up to the departure hall and change platforms. Find more information on how to change trains at Lille Europe here.

What’s on board?

For great value tickets, book a seat in Standard. There’s plenty of leg room and space to move around, and you can curb your hunger at Café Métropole, our onboard bar buffet. In Standard Premier and Business Premier, we’ll serve a meal en route at your spacious and comfortable seat.

If you’re a Standard Premier or Business Premier traveller who is hopping on a TGV InOui in Paris, you can sit in First Class for the second part of your journey. So sit back, relax and enjoy watching the scenery pass by.

Arriving at Avignon TGV or Avignon-Centre

TGV InOui trains arrive at Avignon-Centre or Avignon TGV.

If you’re arriving at Avignon TGV station, it is just a short hop from the city centre and the surrounding areas. Take the escalators down to the main level where you’ll find buses and a shuttle train to the centre, which takes just five minutes.

Heading further afield? Pick up a rental car and hit the road.

On the return journey

Check your ticket to see whether you need to board your TGV train from Avignon TGV or Avignon-Centre.

 You’ll need to go through security and passport control before boarding your Eurostar train at Paris Gare du Nord or Lille-Europe. Please check your ticket for the recommended arrival time so you arrive at our Eurostar stations in plenty of time to go through these checks.

Amazing Avignon

Its beautiful location and gentle climate have made Avignon a favourite among artists, sun-seekers and wine-lovers. It’s not to be missed.

Around Avignon

St Remy de Provence, where Van Gogh painted The Starry Night, is just 20km away.

Orange, with its fabulous Roman theatre and summer opera festival, is only 30km from Avignon.

 

Avignon on a budget

  • Bask in the gardens of Rocher des Doms
  • Window-shop at the galleries along Rue des Teinturiers
  • Watch the sunset turn the Palais des Papes orange

What’s on in Avignon?

During the summer, Avignon buzzes with opera, theatre, circus and jazz.

May: Nuit des Musées

June: Fête de la Musique

July: Avignon, Avignon Off and Avignon jazz festivals