AVN - Avignon Airport
|Avignon Airport||141, allée de la Chartreuse
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France 84140
|Telephone Number||+33 4 90 81 51 51|
Information on Avignon Airport
Avignon Airport is just a short drive from the village of Montfavet. The airport operates scheduled flights to Paris and a number of destinations within the UK. The picturesque town of Avignon which is a popular tourist spot, is located only ten kilometres from the airport and is about a 15 minutes drive away . It is just off the national road RN 7 and less than 2km away from the A7 Autoroute (Motorway), where you exit at Avignon Sud. Once you leave the Autoroute just follow the signs to the airport
Avignon Airport has a small terminal which provides ample space and facilities to sit back and relax while waiting for your flight with a viewing gallery to watch the aircraft arriving and taking off.
Avignon is a modern and very clean and tidy airport - a good place to fly into and from.
Avignon Airport Car Hire
There are four car rental firms with desks in the main terminal building just opposite the baggage reclaim carousels. When you've signed all your paperwork for your hire car it's just a short walk out of the terminal building to the rental car car park - I'd say less than 100 metres.
The four car hire companies with desks at the airport are:
Avignon Airport Flights
We provide information on flights which operate from Avignon Airport: Flybe offers services to Exeter and Southampton and Jet2 fly to Leeds Bradford Airport.
We also provide details on flights to Languedoc and from:
Avignon Airport Arrivals
Avignon airport arrivals are in the main terminal building. It is such a small place that you won't be able to get lost.
You come through passport control into the main terminal hall here you'll see the small baggage reclaim carousels. From here it is just a few steps to the main arrivals hall exit and out into the car park opposite.
You can find out about live flight arrivals at Avignon Airport here.
Avignon Airport Departures
Avignon airport departures are just inside the main entrance of the terminal building.
As you walk in to the airport you will see the check in desks right in front of you. Make sure you give yourself enough time to be able to check in and then relax and have a drink or snack in the bar before you fly.
Click on the link for information on live flight departures at Avignon Airport
Transfers from Avignon Airport
If you want your onward transfer to your destination to be as fast and smooth as possible when you will be met by a driver in the arrivals hall who will escort you to your waiting vehicle, then you can find out more on how to pre-book a transfer at Avignon Airport here.
Avignon Airport Taxis
You can get an Avignon airport taxi very easily from the rank just outside the terminal building. French taxis are all metered so you do not have to worry about the driver conjuring up a price out of thin air .They are usually modern cars and the drivers tend to keep them very clean.
The journey into the centre of town is about 10 km and should take about 15 minutes. The cost of this journey is approximately €25.
To pre-book a taxi contact Radio Taxi Avignon: +33 4 90 82 20 20 or Taxi Bruno Avignon +33 6 07 19 45 21 or Taxis Garlin Luberon +33 4 90 72 31 41
Avignon Airport Buses
Unfortunately there are no bus or coach services from Avignon airport.
TCRA operates buses in Avignon city centre from Avenue de Lattre de Tassigny. The office is open Monday-Friday 08:30-12:30 & 13:30-18:00. Tickets cost €1.20 (sold on the bus) and a book of 10 costs €9.50. Maps are available from tourist office.You can find out more about routes and timetables at www.tcra.fr or telephone + 33 4 32 74 18 32.
So you will have to rely on taxis or friends to collect you from Avignon Airport, unless of course you are going to arrange car hire from Avignon Airport for your visit.
Avignon Airport Parking
Avignon Airport car parking is situated directly in front of the airport terminal. It is close enough that you will not have to worry too much if you have got a lot of luggage or have mobility problems.
The distance from the car park to the doors to the terminal is about fifty metres and it is all flat ground with concrete underfoot.
We provide further information on car parking at Avignon Airport with details of the tariffs and locations of the short and long term car parks.
Avignon Airport Driving Directions
We supply driving directions and a location map of Avignon Airport so that you can find out how to get into Avignon City centre from the airport and also see which motorway connect to the surrounding areas in the Languedoc region.
Avignon Airport Shops
There is just one shop inside the terminal which sells gifts and magazines.
Avignon Airport Restaurants
Restaurant options at Avignon airport are pretty limited due to the size of the airport.
Le Petit Prince bar/cafe is located at one end of the terminal building (on the left hand side if entering from the car park). They sell light meals, snacks and drinks and it is a good place to sit and relax before your flight is called, with tables and chairs overlooking the tarmac.
In addition to this there are two vending machines with one selling canned drinks and chocolate and the other dispensing coffee.
There is also a popular aero club at Avignon Airport with Les Ailes Blanches bar/restaurant.
If you want a more substantial meal before you fly or when you arrive, there is a Courte Paille Restaurant just as you leave the airport complex. This is part of a steak house chain where you normally get a pretty good meal. It also has tables and chairs outside so you can soak up the last of the summer sun before you fly home.
Weather at Avignon Airport
To find out what the weather in Avignon is like today and to get a 5 and 10 day forecast just click on the link above.