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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Ave

$130 - $180

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. MAD - MRS

$53 - $205

5 alternative options

Bus  •  16 h 29 min

$65 - $110

Drive  •  9 h 53 min

  1. 637.9 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Montpellier, night bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. MAD - MPL

$66 - $361

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. MAD - LYS

$97 - $258

Fly to Nice, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. MAD - NCE

$138 - $320

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Avignon once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $180 and the journey takes 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Avignon twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 16 h 29 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Avignon is 803 km. The road distance is 1021 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Avignon is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Avignon is to fly and train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 45€ - 180€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Avignon TGV. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Avignon. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV takes 7 h 17 min including transfers and departs once daily.