Gare d'Avignon-Centre

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The main station building, just outside the city walls.

The Gare d'Avignon-Centre (Avignon Central railway station) is a railway station serving the city of Avignon, in Vaucluse, France. It is situated on the Paris–Marseille railway.

The building[edit]

The station was constructed in 1860 according to the plans of the architect Louis Jules Bouchot.[1]

Train traffic[edit]

A wide range of trains use Avignon-Centre station, including Transport express régional, TGV trains from Paris Gare de Lyon, Provence, Côte d'Azur and Languedoc, and Eurostar trains direct from London during the summer months. Many other TGV trains stop at the Avignon TGV station.

The services include:

  • night services (Lunéa) Strasbourg/Luxembourg - Avignon - Marseille - Nice
  • local service (TER Languedoc-Roussillon) Narbonne - Béziers - Montpellier - Nîmes - Avignon
  • express service (TER Languedoc-Roussillon) Perpignan - Narbonne - Montpellier - Nîmes - Avignon
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
toward Paris-Lyon
toward Miramas
toward Strasbourg
night trains
toward Nice-Ville
toward Luxembourg
night trains
toward Narbonne
TER Languedoc-Roussillon 1 Terminus
toward Perpignan
TER Languedoc-Roussillon 2 Terminus
Terminus TER PACA 8
Terminus TER PACA 9
TER Rhône-Alpes 5 Terminus
Preceding station   Eurostar   Following station
Eurostar Terminus

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Gare Avignon-Ville from (in French).

Coordinates: 43°56′30″N 4°48′18″E / 43.94167°N 4.80500°E / 43.94167; 4.80500