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Avignon

Getting around

Bus & tram

Bus

Local TCRA (www.tcra.fr in French) bus tickets cost €1.10 each on board. Buses run from 7am to about 7.40pm (less frequently on Sunday from 8am to 6pm). The two most important bus transfer points are the Poste stop at the main post office and place Pie.

Carnets of 10 tickets (€9) and free bus maps (plan du réseau) are available at the Agence Commerciale TCRA (04 32 74 18 32; av de Lattre de Tassigny; 8.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-6pm Mon-Fri).

Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is linked with Avignon by bus 10, which stops in front of the main post office and on the western side of the walled city near Porte de l’Oulle.

Navettes (shuttle buses) link Gare Avignon TGV with the centre (€1.10, 10 to 13 minutes, twice hourly between 6.15am and 11.30pm); buses use the bus stop in front of the post office on cours Président Kennedy Monday to Saturday, and the Cité Administrative bus stop around the corner on cours Jean Jaurès on Sunday.

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Local transport

Taxi

Pick up a taxi outside the train station or call 04 90 82 20 20 around the clock.

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Bicycle

Bike-hire places in town include Provence Bike (04 90 27 92 61; www.provence-bike.com in French; 52 blvd St-Roch), which also rents scooters and motorbikes.

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