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There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv

130€ - 190€

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Train to Marseille, fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) MRS - FRA

82€ - 407€

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Night bus, bus  •  14h

  1. Take the night bus from Avignon to Strasbourg N720
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz to Frankfurt Flughafen T1 Lufthansa Express Bus

Drive  •  8h 16m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 918 km

100€ - 150€

Train to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA

107€ - 328€

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

109€ - 419€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 4h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Avignon Tgv and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Avignon and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 744 km. The road distance is 918 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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The train from Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 7h 10m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Avignon Tgv station.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 918 km. It takes approximately 8h 16m to drive from Avignon to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

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  • Distance: 744.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

TGV inOui operates a train from Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf once daily. Tickets cost 130€ - 190€ and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
17€ - 250€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Train operators
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 Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
22€ - 27€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Avignon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz to Frankfurt Flughafen T1
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus

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