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There are 12 ways to get from Ashford to Avignon by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Avignon Centre Tgv

$186 - $234

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Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Marseille  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Marseille (MRS) STN - MRS
  4. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$84 - $301

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Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Avignon TGV Tgv

$202 - $282

Train, bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 757 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Avignon, Avignon

$90 - $179

Eurotunnel, drive  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Avignon

$339 - $415

Car ferry, drive  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Avignon

$159 - $243

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$145 - $391

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Marseille (MRS) LGW - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$94 - $306

Train to London City, fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV

$174 - $364

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre

$94 - $371

Train, train to Southend, fly to Lyon  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Lyon (LYS) SEN - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre

$115 - $1,617

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Nimes  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nimes (FNI) LTN - FNI
  4. Take the train from Nîmes to Avignon Centre

$114 - $388

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Avignon is to train and bus and fly which costs £60 - £240 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Avignon is to train and fly which costs £110 - £300 and takes 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Avignon Centre via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Ashford and Avignon is 533 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs £140 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Ashford to Avignon, including transfers.

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Ashford to Avignon train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Avignon is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 5:53 PM in Ashford and 6:53 PM in Avignon.

Ashford to Avignon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Avignon Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 533 miles
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Avignon, France?

You can take a train from Ashford to Avignon via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6h 39m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from London Stansted to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Lille Europe to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Avignon, Avignon
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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