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Train  •  6h 36m

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

€200 - €440

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille, drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Avignon

€80 - €377

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Train via Lille  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille-Flandres to Avignon TGV Tgv / ...

€325 - €748

Bus  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon Perrache N760
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Avignon Bcn4 / ...

Drive  •  11h 9m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Avignon 1137.3 km

€140 - €210

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-Exupéry TGV to Avignon TGV

€101 - €248

Train to Brussels, fly to Marseille, drive  •  6h 53m

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

€122 - €345

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Montpellier (MPL) AMS - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Sud De France to Nimes Pont Du Gard

€103 - €314

Amsterdam to Avignon by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Avignon is around 6h 51m and covers a distance of around 1169 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 51m. Operated by Thalys, the Amsterdam to Avignon train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Avignon Tgv. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 51m
Fastest train time:
6h 51m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€200
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:45
Last train departs at:
06:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Avignon train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Netherlands → France
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International entry into France from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Avignon is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Avignon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Avignon is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Netherlands from France is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon is to fly and drive which costs €80 - €380 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon is to fly and drive which costs €80 - €380 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Avignon via Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 20m.

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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 36m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Avignon is 937 km. The road distance is 1137.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €200 - €440.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv takes 6h 36m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Amsterdam to Avignon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from 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 36m and costs €200 - €440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 936.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Avignon via Lyon in around 19h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €380
Flights from Brussels to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lille-Flandres to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€230 - €410
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Montpellier Sud De France to Nimes Pont Du Gard
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€19 - €23
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 Sloterdijk to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Lyon to Avignon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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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 Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Avignon 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 1137 km. It takes approximately 11h 9m 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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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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