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There are 5 ways to get from Ávila to Toulouse by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Principe Pio
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS

€50 - €172

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Bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ávila to Madrid Ruta por Avila
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Toulouse N748

€40 - €57

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Train  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Principe Pio Re
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...

€131 - €241

Train via Donostia / San Sebastián  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the train from Avila to Pasajes 18061
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Toulouse Matabiau Intercités

€75 - €130

Drive  •  7h 47m

  1. Drive from Ávila to Toulouse 816.9 km

€90 - €130

Ávila to Toulouse by train

The train journey time between Ávila and Toulouse is around 18h 19m and covers a distance of around 1130 km. The fastest train normally takes 17h 33m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe AVE and others, the Ávila to Toulouse train service departs from Avila and arrives in Toulouse Matabiau. Typically 10 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 19m
Fastest train time:
17h 33m
Trains per week:
10
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:12
Last train departs at:
21:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ávila to Toulouse train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Ávila to Toulouse is to bus which costs €40 - €60 and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ávila to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs €45 - €180 and takes 5h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ávila to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Ávila and arriving at Toulouse via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ávila to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Avila and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via Principe Pio, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 16m.

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The distance between Ávila and Toulouse is 603 km. The road distance is 816.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ávila to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 10h 16m and costs €130 - €250.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Ávila to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Ávila to Toulouse bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Ávila station.

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Ávila to Toulouse train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Avila station.

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The best way to get from Ávila to Toulouse is to train which takes 10h 16m and costs €130 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 12h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Ávila to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 603.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Ávila, Spain and Toulouse, France?

You can take a train from Ávila to Toulouse via Principe Pio, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, and Narbonne in around 10h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ávila to Toulouse via Madrid in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Avila to Pasajes
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Hendaye to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Ávila to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Ávila to Toulouse train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Toulouse Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ávila to Toulouse is 817 km. It takes approximately 7h 47m to drive from Ávila to Toulouse.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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