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

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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Tourcoing Tgv

236€ - 422€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Le Pontet to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Avignon - Le Pontet > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Paris - Orly Airport - P4C Carpark > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lille 1755 / ...

35€ - 72€

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Train via Lille Flandres  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Lille Flandres Tgv

133€ - 190€

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Kortrijk 942.6 km

100€ - 150€

Drive to Marseille, fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Brussels (BRU) MRS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk

73€ - 244€

Drive to Marseille, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) MRS - LIL

45€ - 271€

Drive to Marseille, fly to Charleroi, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Charleroi (CRL) MRS - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Courtrai / Kortrijk

53€ - 272€

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL

106€ - 271€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kortrijk is 800 14689.

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Kortrijk is to bus which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 13h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Kortrijk is to drive and fly and train which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Kortrijk. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Courtrai via Tourcoing. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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It is 774 km from Avignon to Kortrijk. It is approximately 942.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Kortrijk without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs 230€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Avignon to Kortrijk, including transfers.

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Avignon to Kortrijk train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Kortrijk is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs 230€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 13h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Avignon to Kortrijk train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Tourcoing station.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Kortrijk.
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  • Distance: 773.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Kortrijk, Belgium?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Avignon TGV to Tourcoing once daily. Tickets cost 230€ - 410€ and the journey takes 4h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Kortrijk via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Lille, and Lille Flandres in around 13h 8m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 210€
Flights from Marseille to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Marseille to Charleroi via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 700€
Train operators
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 Tourcoing
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230€ - 410€
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)
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 Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
150€ - 180€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Bus operators
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 Avignon - Le Pontet to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
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
Bus from Avignon to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Kortrijk is 943 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Avignon to Kortrijk.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Brussels Airport.

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