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Trains from Barcelona to Avignon

Head to the home of Popes (well, once upon a time) and experience the best of Provencal culture by taking the train from Barcelona to Avignon. Travelling from the Catalan capital to Avignon couldn't be much easier, with plenty of trains available on a daily basis. So make some time to visit one of France's most appealing cities.

Trains from Barcelona to Avignon usually require one change along the way - usually in Valence or Nimes. However, there is one daily direct service which reaches Avignon in just 4h 14m. Sit back and enjoy the view! SNCF and Renfe combine to provide the majority of services, and both companies look after their customers well, offering comfortable carriages, on-board WiFi, and plenty of dining options.

When you get to Avignon, you won't be disappointed. This sun-soaked ancient city is full of appealing attractions within walking distance of the station, from the lavish Palace of the Popes to the art-filled Petit Palais and the half-finished Saint Bénézet Bridge. Dine on Provencal specialities like socca pancakes, try a few glasses of local vintages, and unwind in style. Ready to go? Use our Journey Planner above to book train tickets in advance.

Barcelona to Avignon by train

It takes an average of 6h 00m to travel from Barcelona to Avignon by train, over a distance of around 222 miles (358 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Avignon and tickets for this journey start from €14.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 16m
Price€14.50 - €156.60
Distance222 miles (358 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona
Arrival stationAvignon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Barcelona to Avignon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Avignon for Friday 7th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:30 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal14:21 Avignon CentreRegional Exprés 15829 Renfe Get tickets6h 51m, 2 changes
10:10 Barcelona Sants15:21 Avignon CentreTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets5h 11m, 1 change
11:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal18:21 Avignon CentreRegional Exprés 15831 Renfe Get tickets6h 52m, 1 change
13:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal20:21 Avignon CentreRegional Exprés 15833 Renfe Get tickets6h 52m, 1 change
16:36 Barcelona Sants20:52 Avignon TGVAVE 9724 SNCF Get tickets4h 16m, direct
19:29 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal13:21 Avignon CentreRegional Exprés 15841 Renfe Get tickets17h 52m, 3 changes
10:10 Barcelona Sants15:21 Avignon CentreTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets5h 11m, 1 change
12:59 Barcelona Sant Andreu Condal20:21 Avignon CentreRegional Exprés 15847 Renfe Get tickets7h 22m, 1 change
16:36 Barcelona Sants20:52 Avignon TGVAVE 9724 SNCF Get tickets4h 16m, direct
10:10 Barcelona Sants15:21 Avignon CentreTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets5h 11m, 1 change

Renfe-SNCF trains from Barcelona to Avignon

You can travel from Barcelona to Avignon on Renfe-SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Avignon

Train tickets from Barcelona to Avignon start at €14.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €122.76.
lowest price found
from14.50
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price58
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price78.34
on the day
avg. single price122.76

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Avignon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Avignon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Avignon take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Avignon is 6 hours and 0 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona and Avignon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Avignon is 4 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Avignon cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Avignon can start from as little as €14.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Avignon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona to Avignon without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Barcelona to Avignon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Avignon leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Avignon leaves at 07:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Avignon leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Avignon leaves at 16:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Avignon by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Avignon cover a distance of around 222 miles (358 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Avignon to Barcelona. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Barcelona to Avignon.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Avignon for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/08/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/08/2020 for travel on 16/07/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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