By Train from London (United Kingdom) to Avignon (France) - Option 1: travel via Lille and avoid the need to transfer between stations in Paris


Journey Summary


Depart London (United Kingdom)

London St Pancras International

Arrive Avignon (France)

Avignon TGV
Journey Time
Frequency
6hr 34min - 7hr 25min
Daily
Notes

1 x daily connection - depart London at 12:58

1 x connection on Sunday to Friday only depart London at 15:04.

Changing trains in: Lille

Making the connection between the Eurostar from London and the TGV to Avignon at Lille Europe has the major advantage of avoiding the need to transfer between stations in Paris.

You'll have to make your own way across if you choose the alternative train journey option via the French capital.

This guide explains how to make the connection in Lille.

However, there are 3 other factors to be aware of when looking up this journey via Lille - which we explain in more detail on the 'Ticket Information below.

(1) On Sundays to Fridays, there is an alternative journey option available, which involves changing trains in Lille AND Lyon

(2) The booking agents don't sell end-to-end tickets for the journey, which involves departing London at 12:58 - because the connecting time between trains in Lille is more than 90 mins.

Despite that it is our preference when travelling from London to Avignon by train.

(3) In the very rare event of the 15:04  Eurostar arriving too late to make onward connection, it won't be possible to travel on to Avignon by the end of the day!


Train 1

  • Depart: London (United Kingdom)
  • Arrive: Lille (France)
  • Journey time: 1hr 22min - 1hr 43min

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Train 2

  • Depart: Lille (France)
  • Arrive: Avignon (France)
  • Journey time: 4hr 15min - 4hr 45min (approx)

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Ticket information


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