How to travel from Avignon to Lyon

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from Avignon to Lyon

You can get from Avignon to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Avignon to Lyon on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:11PMGare d'Avignon Centre2h29 08:40PMLyon Part Dieu
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05:26PMGare d'Avignon Centre2h49 08:15PMLyon Jean Macé
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08:10AMGare d'Avignon Centre2h30 10:40AMLyon Part Dieu
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07:22PMGare d'Avignon Centre2h32 09:54PMLyon Part Dieu
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05:07PMGare d'Avignon Centre2h33 07:40PMLyon Part Dieu
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Travel Information between Avignon and Lyon

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€27) • 1 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€27) • 1 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 124 miles (200 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Lyon from Avignon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Avignon to Lyon.

How to get from Avignon to Lyon

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Avignon to Lyon, 73,77% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Avignon to Lyon and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Avignon to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Avignon to Lyon.

There are 4 travel options from Avignon to Lyon: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Avignon to Lyon is by taking a train with an average price of $30 (€27).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a train is about $14 (€13) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€40) for this route.

Taking a train is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a flight to Lyon, which costs on average $39 (€35) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Avignon is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 23 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Lyon is approximately 124 miles (200 km) away from Avignon.

The average frequency per day from Avignon to Lyon is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 22 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Avignon and Lyon as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Avignon to Lyon:

  • Buses mostly depart from Avignon and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Trains mostly depart from Gare d'Avignon TGV and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Avignon to Lyon:

  • You can take a bus from Avignon to Lyon with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $45 (€40) with Flixbus from Avignon to Lyon.
  • You can travel by train between Avignon and Lyon with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Avignon to Lyon tickets for $30 (€27) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Avignon to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with SNCF | TER with 22 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lyon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Avignon and Lyon.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Avignon to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Avignon and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Avignon to Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $45 (€40) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $39 (€35) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $30 (€27) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Avignon to Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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