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About the journey from Paris to Avignon TGV

The average train journey time from Paris to Avignon TGV is 3h 25m, although it takes just 2h 36m on the fastest direct TGV INOUI services. There are around 18 trains per day running from Paris to Avignon TGV, the first train leaves at 06:07 from Paris Gare de Lyon and the last train leaves at 23:20.

  • All trains depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.
  • All trains arrive into Avignon TGV station.

Travel in style with the high-speed TGV train from Paris to Avignon and reach southern France in less than three hours. The train is one of the fastest and most convenient modes of transport to travel between these two cities – and it’s definitely less stressful than driving! Want to make your trip even more pleasant? Opt for First Class or Business Première and enjoy wider reclining seats or even a private cabin.

Arriving at Avignon TGV station, a short stroll through the charming cobblestone streets will take you to the Palais des Papes, the largest medieval fortress in Europe.

Ready to book your train to visit Avignon? Find more information about train times, ticket prices and more below.

Paris to Avignon TGV by train

It takes an average of 7h 23m to travel from Paris to Avignon TGV by train, over a distance of around 360 miles (579 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Paris to Avignon TGV and tickets for this journey start from €19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 43m
Price€19 - €171.20
Distance360 miles (579 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationAvignon TGV
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsOUIGO, SNCF

Paris to Avignon TGV train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Avignon TGV for Tuesday 1st Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
20:50 Paris Austerlitz10:21 Avignon TGVIC Nuit 5789 SNCF Get tickets13h 31m, 3 changes
07:39 Paris Gare de Lyon10:22 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6103 SNCF Get tickets2h 43m, direct
10:00 Paris Gare de Lyon15:08 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6609 SNCF Get tickets5h 08m, 1 change
10:14 Paris Gare de Lyon14:53 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6033 SNCF Get tickets4h 39m, 2 changes
14:09 Paris Gare de Lyon18:21 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6077 SNCF Get tickets4h 12m, 1 change
17:39 Paris Gare de Lyon20:24 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6123 SNCF Get tickets2h 45m, direct
18:09 Paris Gare de Lyon07:33 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6153 SNCF Get tickets13h 24m, 1 change
18:47 Paris Gare de Lyon08:53 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6665 SNCF Get tickets14h 06m, 3 changes
20:50 Paris Austerlitz10:21 Avignon TGVIC Nuit 5789 SNCF Get tickets13h 31m, 3 changes
07:39 Paris Gare de Lyon10:22 Avignon TGVTGV INOUI 6103 SNCF Get tickets2h 43m, direct

TGV, OUIGO and SNCF trains from Paris to Avignon TGV

You can travel from Paris to Avignon TGV on TGV, OUIGO 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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 Paris to Avignon TGV

Train tickets from Paris to Avignon TGV start at €19 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 €103.45.
lowest price found
from19
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price87.01
on the day
avg. single price103.45

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 Paris to Avignon TGV 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 Paris to Avignon TGV? 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 Paris to Avignon TGV take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Avignon TGV is 7 hours and 23 minutes, with around 8 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 Paris and Avignon TGV by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Avignon TGV is 2 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Avignon TGV cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris to Avignon TGV can start from as little as €19 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 Paris to Avignon TGV?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Avignon TGV without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Paris to Avignon TGV each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris to Avignon TGV leave?

The first train from Paris to Avignon TGV leaves at 07:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Avignon TGV leave?

The last train from Paris to Avignon TGV leaves at 20:50. 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 Paris and Avignon TGV by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Avignon TGV cover a distance of around 360 miles (579 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Avignon TGV to Paris.
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. / 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 Paris to Avignon TGV for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/12/2020. 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 23/11/2020 for travel on 05/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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