There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Avignon by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

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 24 min

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

$50 - $221

6 alternative options

Bus  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Avignon

$55 - $110

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 Barcelona, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Avignon TGV

$93 - $246

Fly to Montpellier, train  •  9 h 32 min

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

$86 - $386

Fly to Nice, train  •  8 h 57 min

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

$138 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Avignon is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 29 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 24 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 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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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.

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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. The journey takes approximately 7 h 17 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, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Avignon twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $90 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 Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
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
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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 Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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 Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
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 - $40
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators

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