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There are 9 ways to get from Bordeaux to Avignon 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  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Nîmes Bordeaux-St-Jean - Marseille-St-Charles / ...
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Avignon Centre Avignon-Port Bou / ...

$89 - $126

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Bus Isilines  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Avignon - Gare Routière

$21 - $55

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Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre Avignon-Port Bou / ...

$89 - $126

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nîmes 718

$32 - $54

Rideshare  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Avignon 358.1 miles

$43

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Avignon 358.9 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Marseille, train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$56 - $240

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lyon (LYS) BOD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre

$77 - $167

Fly to Montpellier, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Montpellier (MPL) BOD - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre

$106 - $275

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Avignon is to bus which costs 19€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Avignon is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux and arriving at Avignon - Gare Routière. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Avignon Centre via Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Avignon is 439 km. The road distance is 574.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Bordeaux to Avignon, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Avignon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Avignon train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Avignon is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 274.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Avignon via Nîmes in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Avignon twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
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 Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $170
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Avignon - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Bordeaux to Avignon
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bordeaux to Avignon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nîmes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Avignon is 574 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Bordeaux to Avignon.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Avignon train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 1666+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 39 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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