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There are 8 ways to get from Avignon to Pau by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nîmes
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau Ic

$84 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Pau Ouibus

$18 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Pau

$43 - $68

Rideshare  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Avignon to Pau 324.3 miles

$38

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Pau 324.8 miles

$65 - $110

Train to Marseille, fly to Pau  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Pau (PUF) MRS - PUF

$99 - $288

Train to Lyon, fly to Pau  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Pau (PUF) LYS - PUF

$91 - $292

Train to Marseille, fly to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Toulouse (TLS) MRS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau

$101 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Pau is to bus which costs 16€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Pau is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Avignon - Gare Routière and arriving at Pau. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Pau. However, there are services departing from Avignon Centre and arriving at Pau via Nîmes and Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Pau is 423 km. The road distance is 519.7 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Pau without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Avignon to Pau, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Avignon to Pau is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Pau.
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  • Distance: 264.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Pau via Nîmes and Toulouse-Matabiau in around 7 h 33 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Avignon to Pau 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 37 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Pau via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Pau via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
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
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
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
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Pau
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Avignon to Pau - University
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
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 Avignon to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Carcassonne to Pau
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Avignon to Pau
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Pau Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Avignon to Pau bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Pau station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Pau is 520 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Avignon to Pau.

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Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Pau Airport.

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There are 192+ hotels available in Pau. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Avignon and Pau. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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