There are 6 ways to get from Zermatt to Avignon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train TGV  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90
  2. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv

$156 - $248

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Bus  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sion to Lyon Gare de Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Avignon Ouibus / ...

$66 - $104

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Train via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90
  2. Take the train from Genève to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
  3. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Avignon Centre

$141 - $253

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Avignon 378.6 miles

$80 - $120

Train, bus, fly to Marseille  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS
  4. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$154 - $426

Train, bus, fly to Lyon  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre

$181 - $393

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Avignon TGV via Visp and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Avignon is 327 km. The road distance is 605.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Zermatt to Avignon, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Avignon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Avignon is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Zermatt to Avignon train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Avignon TGV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Avignon is 606 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Zermatt to Avignon.

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Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 204.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Avignon, France?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Avignon via Visp and Genève in around 7 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Avignon via Les Haudères, poste, Sion, poste/gare, Sion, Lyon Gare de Perrache, and Lyon Gare Perrache in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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
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-les-Bains-le-Revard to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
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
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Sion to Lyon Gare de Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Avignon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Avignon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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