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There are 7 ways to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure 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  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec

$82 - $124

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Bus Ouibus  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Genoa Ouibus

$22 - $31

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova

$76 - $109

Train via Savona  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Savona Ec
  3. Take the train from Savona to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Reg

$73 - $125

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure 309.2 miles

$70 - $110

Train, fly to Genoa  •  8h 52m

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

$102 - $502

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$118 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure is to bus which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 9h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at San Lorenzo via Genova - Doria Metro Principe and Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at S.Margherita Ligure Portofino via Marseille-Saint-Charles and Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 48m.

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The distance between Avignon and Santa Margherita Ligure is 354 km. The road distance is 494.7 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure without a car is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure, including transfers.

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Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Avignon station.

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Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 9h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure.
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  • Distance: 221.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 48m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy?

You can take a train from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure via Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, and Genova Piazza Principe in around 8h 48m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure 3 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 7h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
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
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 TGV to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Avignon Centre to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Savona
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Savona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Savona to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
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
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Genoa
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Genova
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Genoa station.

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Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Genova Piazza Principe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure is 495 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Avignon to Santa Margherita Ligure.

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Alitalia, Volotea, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1948+ hotels available in Santa Margherita Ligure. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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