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

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  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Avignon Centre Avignon-Centre - Toulouse-Matabiau

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Avignon Ouibus

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train via Nîmes  •  2 h 59 min

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

$47 - $71

Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Narbonne Narbonne - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...
  2. Take the bus from Narbonne to Avignon, Avignon N717

$27 - $42

Rideshare  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Avignon 149.7 miles

$19

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Avignon 150.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Avignon is to bus which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Avignon is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Avignon. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Avignon Centre. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Avignon is 214 km. The road distance is 240.7 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Carcassonne to Avignon Centre takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Carcassonne to Avignon bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Carcassonne station.

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

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Avignon is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Carcassonne to Avignon once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Carcassonne to Avignon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

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 Carcassonne to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
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 Carcassonne to Avignon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Narbonne to Avignon, Avignon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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 Carcassonne to Avignon
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Carcassonne to Avignon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Avignon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Avignon is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Carcassonne to Avignon.

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There are 1664+ 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 Carcassonne and Avignon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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