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Travel from Nîmes to Avignon by train in 22 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Nîmes to Avignon by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Nîmes to Avignon by train is 49 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 22 minutes. Around 21 trains per day travel the 24 miles (39 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Avignon. You can travel to Avignon with SNCF – the main train operator in France – who offer comfortable, quick journeys on either a TER or Intercités service.

Book train tickets from Nîmes to Avignon in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €1.00. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Nîmes to Avignon by train

It takes an average of 49m to travel from Nîmes to Avignon by train, over a distance of around 24 miles (39 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Nîmes to Avignon and tickets for this journey start from €1 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 22m
PriceFrom €1
Distance24 miles (39 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
First train06:22
Last train21:25
Departure stationNîmes
Arrival stationAvignon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus, Other, BlaBlaCar Bus, ALSA

Nîmes to Avignon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nîmes to Avignon for Tuesday 31st May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:55 08:18 23m, direct
09:56 10:19 23m, direct
11:55 12:18 23m, direct
12:20 12:54 34m, direct
12:55 13:18 23m, direct
13:55 14:18 23m, direct
15:23 16:03 40m, 1 change
15:55 16:17 22m, direct
16:25 16:52 27m, direct
16:55 17:19 24m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Nîmes to Avignon

You can travel from Nîmes to Avignon on TER and 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.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Nîmes to Avignon

The price of train tickets from Nîmes to Avignon starts at €1 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Nîmes 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Nîmes 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 Nîmes to Avignon take?

The average journey time by train between Nîmes and Avignon is 49 minutes, with around 21 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 Nîmes and Avignon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nîmes to Avignon is 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Nîmes to Avignon cost?

Train ticket prices from Nîmes to Avignon can start from as little as €1 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Nîmes to Avignon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nîmes to Avignon without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Nîmes to Avignon each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Nîmes to Avignon leaves at 06:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nîmes to Avignon leaves at 21:25. 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 Nîmes and Avignon by train?

Trains travelling from Nîmes to Avignon cover a distance of around 24 miles (39 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Avignon to Nîmes. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Nîmes to Avignon.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nîmes to Avignon for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/31/2022. 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 05/27/2022 for travel on 05/27/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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