There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Avignon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv Thalys

200€ - 440€

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Bus  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N760 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Perrache to Avignon, Gare Routière 262 / ...

44€ - 81€

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Drive  •  10h 57m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Avignon 1146.5 km

150€ - 230€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv

86€ - 612€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Montpellier (MPL) AMS - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre

151€ - 285€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Avignon Tgv

106€ - 278€

Train to Brussels, fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Marseille (MRS) BRU - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv

144€ - 717€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Avignon Tgv

125€ - 315€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon is to bus which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 18h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Avignon, Gare Routière via Lyon, Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Avignon Tgv. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6h 26m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Avignon is 937 km. The road distance is 1146.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 200€ - 440€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv takes 6h 26m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Amsterdam to Avignon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Avignon train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 200€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 18h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 936.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Avignon, France?

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv once a week. Tickets cost 200€ - 440€ and the journey takes 6h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Avignon via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon, Perrache in around 18h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 800€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 800€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 180€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 350€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200€ - 440€
Website
Thalys
Standard
200€ - 280€
Comfort
220€ - 290€
Premium
320€ - 440€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Geneve to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 30€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Avignon, Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Amsterdam to Avignon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Avignon, Gare Routière station.

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Amsterdam to Avignon train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Avignon Tgv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Avignon is 1146 km. It takes approximately 10h 57m to drive from Amsterdam to Avignon.

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KLM, Swiss, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 2014+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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