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Paris to Avignon Train TicketsE‑TICKET

Paris to Avignon Train Tickets

The journey from Paris to Avignon by train allows you to enjoy the views of France’s colorful countryside aboard one of the quickest commuters in the world. Because SNCF’s line of TGV high-speed trains can operate at a top speed of 300km/h, you’ll arrive in the “Lavender City” by the Rhône river in less than 3 hours’ time. Enjoy first-rate comfort and service along the way in your First or Second Class coach.

Paris, the country’s capital, is a bustling art and fashion metropolis highlighted by 19th-century architecture and such monumental landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame Cathedral. In the heart of the Provence region, you’ll discover Avignon, the once-medieval kingdom of France. Be sure to visit the historical Palais des Papes and Avignon Cathedral during your stay!

Purchase your “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” here, and after receiving it by email simply print it out at home and you’re all set to travel from Paris to Avignon by train, seat reservation included.

Journey details

Trains depart every hour (every 20 minutes during peak times) with an average of 20 direct departures daily

Travel time
2 hours and 37 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations
Paris Gare de Lyon and Avignon TGV

Train features
SNCF TGV high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 300km/h

SNCF E-ticket fares

The “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates for single trips in either First or Second Class. There are three ticket fare options to choose from:
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - High Flex”
    Fully refundable prior to the departure date
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Mid Flex”
    Refundable up to 1 day prior to the departure date (a 40% cancellation fee applies)
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flex”
    No refunds allowed

SNCF E-ticket classes

  • Second Class
    • Comfortable, standard-quality seating
    • Brightly-lit coaches
    • Friendly, efficient customer service
  • First Class
    • Spacious, premium-quality seating for added personal space
    • Individual power sockets for charging personal electronic devices
    • Courtesy reading lamp at each seat

SNCF E-ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children between the ages of 4 and 11 (inclusive) are eligible for a reduced fare.
    Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.

TGV train services and amenities

  • Deluxe food and drink service at the TGV Bar, featuring a wide variety of hot meals, light snacks, sweets and beverages
  • Luggage storage area next to each seat
  • WiFi internet access
  • Designated “family areas” (select trains)
  • Baby changing facilities

More info

Seat reservations
Your SNCF e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-ticket delivery
Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print at home and is valid for travel from Paris to Avignon by train.

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