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

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Train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave

$120 - $180

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$51 - $221

5 alternative options

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Avignon

$70 - $100

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Avignon

$62 - $97

Drive  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Avignon 637.9 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 41 min

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

$97 - $258

Fly to Nice, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV

$138 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Avignon is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Avignon is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Avignon. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Avignon TGV. Services depart four times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Avignon is 803 km. The road distance is 1020.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV takes 7 h 17 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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Madrid to Avignon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Avignon is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 502 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Avignon 4 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, Autocares Grupo Samar operates a bus from Madrid to Avignon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 15 h 32 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Train operators
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
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
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 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
Thalys
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
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 Madrid to Avignon
Ave. Duration
16 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Madrid to Avignon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Avignon TGV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Avignon is 1021 km. It takes approximately 9 h 53 min to drive from Madrid to Avignon.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1627+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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