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Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

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  1. Cheapest price £11.50
  2. 30 day advance £13.00
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  1. It is very easy to travel by train from Marseille to Avignon. This is a journey of just 120 km, yet one which is full of interest. The direct trains head north through Marseille’s suburbs, skirting the city’s airport and then running around the northern edge of the saline lake known as the Étang de Berre. Many trains then travel via Arles, others via Salon-de-Provence, to reach Avignon. Trains generally run at least once an hour from Marseille to Avignon.

    If you are in a rush to reach Avignon, there is an alternative to this scenic but slow journey. Fast TGV trains speed from Marseille to the out-of-town TGV station near Avignon in just 30 minutes. This station is called Avignon TGV. From there, you can take a shuttle train to Avignon Centre.

    Bookings open at least three months in advance. A fixed price applies to TER trains on this route. Tickets will therefore cost the same whether you book well in advance or just prior to travel.

    Marseille to Avignon

    Marseille to Avignon

    The trains on the Marseille to Avignon Centre route are TER services. TER stands for transport express régional. These trains leave from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Avignon at the city centre station called Avignon Centre (this is not the TGV station which is some distance outside the city). Avignon Centre station lies right by the ancient city walls.

    The fastest services take 68 minutes, making just three intermediate stops on the journey from Marseille to Avignon. Slower services make a dozen or more stops.

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Passenger age requirements

Different countries have different classifications for "Child" and "Youth". That's why we ask you to enter the age of young passengers when you search.

Countries Children Youths
Belgium and Luxembourg 6 - 11 12 - 25
Eurostar 4 - 11 12 - 25
France* 4 - 11 12 - 25
Germany* 6 - 14 15 - 25
Italy 4 - 11 12 - 25
Netherlands (including Thalys) 4 - 11 12 - 25
Spain* 4 - 13 14 - 25
Switzerland 6 - 16 17 - 25
United Kingdom* 5 - 15 16 - 25
others 4 - 11 12 - 25

* There are some exceptions to these definitions. Please see child and youth passenger age requirements for more information.

You can also read about Youth and Senior discounts and railcards.

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