Prepare your trip

Opéra Grand Avignon, 2018 © Cyril Terrien

Come to Avignon

Avignon - Provence Airport

www.avignon.aeroport.fr
Tel. + 33 (0)4 90 81 51 51

Marseille - Provence Airport

www.marseille.aeroport.fr
Tel. + 33 (0)4 42 14 14 14

Nîmes/Alès/Camargue/Cévennes Airport

www.nimes.aeroport.fr
Tel. + 33 (0)4 66 70 49 49

Railway information / SNCF

Information and reservations
Phone: 3635 (Seven days a week, 07.00-22.00 only cost of your call)
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  • Gare Avignon Centre (Center railway station)
    Downtown Avignon Phone: 3635 (Seven days a week, 07am-10pm only cost of your call)

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    Please note that works are in progress at the Avignon Centre station. Anticipate your arrival!

  • Gare Avignon TGV: 15 minutes away from downtown by car or 6 minutes away by train named “virgule”. Train ticket costs €1.70. Schedule : roughly every 30 minutes, check www.oui.sncf for more information gares-sncf/avignon-tgv

    You may also connect to Avignon TGV by bus (20-minutes ride, line 10, every 15 minutes, €1.40).orizo.fr

Think about carpooling!

  • From A7 Highway :
    - From Lyon, take way-out Avignon Nord n°23, then follow RN7 to Avignon Centre
    - From Marseille, take way-out Avignon Sud n°24, then follow suivre RN7 to Avignon Centre

  • From A9 Highway : take way-out Avignon n°22, then follow RN100

Taxi

Taxis Avignon 24h/24 : + 33 (0)4 90 82 20 20
Taxis Villeneuvois : +33 (0)4 90 25 88 88

Caution : In July, car access to Avginon downtown is forbidden from 12pm to 2am.

Parkings

Free parkings
linked to downtow with free shuttles : Orizo

  • Parking de l'île Piot

  • Parking des Italiens 

  • Parking Courtine

  • Amandier

Toll parkings

  • Parking Indigo

  • Parking Palais des papes

  • Parking Jean-Jaurès

  • Parking Mérindol

  • Parking de l'Oratoire

  • Parking des Halles

See the parkigns lots on the map

Coach station

5 avenue Monclar
Tel. +33 (0)4 90 82 07 35 / pemavignon.fr
International lines to Spain, Morocco, London, Praha, Brussels and Italy.

Orizo

tcra.fr / + 33 (0)4 32 74 18 32 

16 cities :Avignon, Caumont-sur-Durance, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Jonquerettes, Le Pontet, Les Angles, Morières-lès-Avignon, Pujaut, Rochefort-du-Gard, Roquemaure, Sauveterre, Saze, Saint-Saturnin-lès-Avignon, Vedène, Velleron, Villeneuve lez Avignon.

1,40€ one way ticket / Day Ticket 3,50€ / 48h Ticket 7€ / 10 one way tickets : 12,50€

Where to buy transport tickets?

  • on your mobile with the Tixipass application

  • at ticket distributors - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - at tram stations: St Chamand, Barbière, Les Sources, Trillade, Olivades, Jouveau, Place St Ruf, Arrousaire, Gare Centre and St Roch.

  • at the main Chron'hop stops: C2 Newton Avignon Nord, Hôpital and Place Thomas (Le Pontet) / C3 Maria Casarès, P+R Amandier and Mistral 7

  • in the Orizo shop: 1 Avenue de Lattre de Tassigny in AVIGNON

  • with the driver (payment in cash only) 

Intercity lines Vaucluse

zou.maregionsud.fr / 0 809 400 013
To come to Avignon: 2.60€ per ticket with the Vaucluse public transport network by bus (reduce price for 10 tickets). 
Departure from: Orange, Carpentras, Monteux, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Cavaillon, Apt.

Two regional express lines:
- LER 22 Avignon - Forcalquier - Manosque - Digne
- LER 23 Aix-en-Provence - Avignon

Vélopop'

Day pass: €1 + €0.50 per ½ hour of use
7-day summer pass: €5 + 1st ½ hour free
30 stations - 300 bikes at your disposal
velopop.fr / 0810 456 456

Via Rhôna Lyon-Avignon
Cycle paths in Avignon
Bicycle parkings in Avignon

Accommodation

Finding somewhere to stay in Avignon can be a challenge, especially inside the city walls and between the 10th and 20th of July . Try and book as early as possible. 

You can find a lot of information on the Tourist Office website ot-avignon.fr or by contacting them via the homepage.

HOTELS, CAMPING SITES AND OTHER LODGINGS

The website of the Avignon Tourist Office (Office de Tourisme d'Avignon): www.ot-avignon.fr as well as the Official Tourism website of the Vaucluse district: provenceguide.com

Security

In accordance with the Vigipirate plan, please be at the venue 30 minutes before the show at the latest and present your bags for inspection.

It is strictly forbidden to bring the following objects:

  • bulky bags, travel backpacks, suitcases,

  • helmets,

  • firearms, bladed weapons (imitation weapons included),

  • any glass or plastic bottle,

  • any opaque container: thermos, cans, any aerosol or pressure cylinder. Only 0.5 litre clear water bottles and reusable water bottles whose content can be checked are allowed.

  • toxic or chemical products,

  • flammable liquids, fireworks and its by-products (firecrackers, Bengal lights, distress flares…)

Luggage and large bags will not be allowed inside the venues, and no cloakroom will be available.