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There are 10 ways to get from Avignon to Cognac by train, bus, car 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  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nîmes
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$125 - $186

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Bus Isilines  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$28 - $62

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Bus FlixBus  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 718
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$38 - $62

Drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Cognac 430.6 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Marseille, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) MRS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$101 - $301

Train to Lyon, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$122 - $228

Train to Marseille, fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Nantes (NTE) MRS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$113 - $359

Train to Montpellier, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Bordeaux (BOD) MPL - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$148 - $337

Train to Nice, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Antibes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bordeaux (BOD) NCE - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$156 - $338

Train to Montpellier, fly to Nantes, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nantes (NTE) MPL - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$105 - $325

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Cognac is to bus which costs 24€ - 55€ and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Cognac is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Avignon - Gare Routière and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via Bordeaux City Centre and Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Avignon Centre and arriving at Cognac via Nîmes, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 12m.

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The distance between Avignon and Cognac is 450 km. The road distance is 688.9 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 9h 12m and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 9h 12m to get from Avignon to Cognac, including transfers.

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Avignon to Cognac bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Avignon - Gare Routière station.

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Avignon to Cognac train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Avignon Centre station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Cognac is to train which takes 9h 12m and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 55€ and takes 14h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 281.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 12m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Cognac, France?

You can take a train from Avignon to Cognac via Nîmes, Bordeaux-St-Jean, and Angouleme in around 9h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Cognac via Bordeaux, Bordeaux City Centre, Angoulême, and Angoulême - SNCF in around 14h 13m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $180
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Train operators
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 Avignon Centre to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Nîmes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Avignon TGV to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nîmes to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Avignon to Cognac bus services, operated by CITRAM Charente, arrive at Cognac - Place Gambetta station.

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Avignon to Cognac train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cognac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Cognac is 689 km. It takes approximately 6h 42m to drive from Avignon to Cognac.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Air France and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Cognac. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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