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There are 7 ways to get from Avignon to Venice by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Marseille, fly  •  4h 50m

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

53€ - 263€

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Bus  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Venice Mestre 1922

44€ - 52€

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  4h 41m

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

83€ - 224€

Train via Lyon Airport (LYS)  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

130€ - 213€

Train  •  13h 13m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Antibes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Antibes to Ventimiglia Ter
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

103€ - 204€

Bus via Genoa  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Genova Barcelona - Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour

Drive  •  8h 1m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Venice 829.9 km

100€ - 150€

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Venice is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 15h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Venice is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Venice. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover via Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Venice. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 58m.

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The distance between Avignon and Venice is 617 km. The road distance is 829.9 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Venice without a car is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 9h 58m and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Avignon to Venice, including transfers.

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Avignon to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Avignon station.

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Avignon to Venice 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 Venice is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 9h 58m and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus via Genoa, which costs and takes 15h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Venice.
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  • Distance: 617.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Avignon to Venice via Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Venice via Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps in around 15h 50m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20€ - 100€
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
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 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 Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Antibes
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
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)
Train from Avignon TGV to Antibes
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
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
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Antibes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Avignon to Genova
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Baltour
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Avignon to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Avignon to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice Mestre station.

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Avignon to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Venice is 830 km. It takes approximately 8h 1m to drive from Avignon to Venice.

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Volotea offers flights from Marseille Airport to Venice Airport.

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