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Avignon - Paris
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Main stations in Avignon and Paris
Avignon CentreOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:30am to 11:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5am to 11:30pm
Public holidays: 5am to 11:30pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV) , Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Avignon TGVOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 6am to 11pm
Saturday and Sunday: 6am to 11pm
Public holidays: 6am to 11pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV)
SNCF rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris Gare de LyonOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail)
SNCF rail agents, Car Parking, Currency exchange, Ticket Office, Assistance for disabled, Lockers, Lounge, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Avignon and Paris
Your travel by train from Avignon to Paris
Travellers visiting Avignon and Paris enjoy the high speed TGV trains which serve the two cities between two and three hours. Travelling from the heart of the medieval town to the elegant capital city, France’s flagship TGV trains reach speeds of up to 320 km/h, and on board carriages are spacious and comfortable. A buffet car offers hot and cold refreshments.
Avignon main train station can be reach by bus that departs every 15 minutes. Bus 4 takes visitors between the station and the town centre. Paris Gare de Lyon is easily accessed by public transport. The station is in the centre of the city and has connections to the metro, buses and the RER. SNCF has many onward connections across the country and the TGV Lyria takes passengers to Switzerland and other destinations in eastern France.
Between Avignon and Paris on the TGV passengers can opt for a point to point ticket, but for those who want to explore more of France the France Rail Pass is the best option. For travel to other countries there are several regional passes worth checking out.
Visit Paris and discover other popular train journeys
From the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triumph, the Sacre Coeur, to world class museums like the Louvre, Museum D’Orsay and the Centre Pompidou, visitors to Paris will be delighted. Take a boat trip along the Seine, see Notre Dame, shop in Printemps, explore the different neighbourhoods, and relax with a glass of wine.
From Paris spend a weekend in the Champagne region; take the TGV to the Loire Valley or Lyon, France’s gourmet capital. Paris is well connected by train to the rest of Europe.
"Great first experience"Efendy e.
My partner and I enjoyed both trip from and to Paris. The seats were comfortable, it was 1st class anyway. The only trouble was that we had to carry our heavy luggage (after doing quite some shopping in Paris) to the 2nd floor (where our seats are located). We assumed it wasn't wise to leave it on the 1st floor considering the increasing rate of crime in Europe at this time. Over all the experience was great. Nice view and we enjoyed the scenery on the way to Paris. It rained almost the whole trip to Nice so the return trip made up to it. In my opinion, the choice at the bar should have more variety. And I couldn't ask for hot water even though I'm more than willing to pay. Instead I was offered to buy a bottle of mineral water, pour it into my instant noodle cup and the attendant heat it up in the microwave, which is not exactly hot enough. Value for money Convenience