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The direct high-speed train from Geneva to Avignon runs once each day in winter, with a second service on peak days during spring and summer. The journey takes about three hours. If the timings of the direct service do not suit your schedule, there are plenty of additional options. These normally require a change of train at Lyon Part Dieu station, adding about an hour to the total travel time from Geneva to Avignon.
Bookings for this route usually open four months in advance. To find the cheapest tickets from Geneva to Marseille, it is wise to book as soon as bookings open.
Geneva to Avignon
Direct TGV Lyria trains from Geneva to Avignon leave from the Gare de Cornavin in the heart of the Swiss city. They usually make three intermediate stops on their journey to Avignon. The journey from Geneva to Avignon includes some fine scenery on the first part of the run (between the French border and Lyon) as the route cuts through hilly terrain. From Lyon, it is a fast dash south along a modern high-speed line. Arrival in Avignon is at the city’s dedicated station for high-speed trains called Avignon TGV.
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