BY PLANE: The nearest major airport is in Marseille. From there, you can either take a bus directly to Carpentras or take a train to Avignon, followed by another to Carpentras. There is also an airport in Avignon, which can be flown to from London, Birmingham and Southampton.
BY TRAIN: You can reach nearby Avignon by rail from across France as well as from Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, England and Spain. From Avignon Centre, a train to Carpentras will take 30 mins and cost around €6.