There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Avignon by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Nîmes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Avignon Centre

$60 - $80

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Avignon N717 / ...

$16 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Perpignan 721 / ...
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Avignon Centre

$47 - $94

Rideshare  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Avignon 269.6 miles

$35

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Avignon 270.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$50 - $205

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Avignon. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Avignon Centre via Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Avignon is 357 km. The road distance is 432.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Barcelona to Avignon, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Avignon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Avignon train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Avignon is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Barcelona to Avignon bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Avignon station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 223.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Avignon, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Avignon via Nîmes in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Avignon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
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 Nîmes to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Perpignan to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 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 Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Avignon
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Avignon
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.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 Barcelona City Centre to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Avignon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Avignon
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Avignon is 433 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Barcelona to Avignon.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Barcelona Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Avignon bus tickets online with Busbud, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1684+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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