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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Toulouse by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train inOui TGV  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$75 - $90

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Toulouse 721 / ...

$14 - $50

3 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Latour-de-Carol R3
  2. Take the train from Latour de Carol-Enveitg to Toulouse-Matabiau Toulouse / Latour de Carol / ...

$35 - $51

Rideshare  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Toulouse 246.3 miles

$26 - $28

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Toulouse 246.4 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 25€ and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse is to train which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 3h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Toulouse. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Toulouse is 254 km. The road distance is 394.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs 65€ - 80€.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau takes 3h 14m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Barcelona to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Toulouse train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs 65€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 45€ and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 158.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Barcelona to Toulouse once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 3h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Toulouse 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Plaça Catalunya to Latour-de-Carol
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Latour de Carol-Enveitg to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Barcelona to Toulouse train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Toulouse is 394 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Barcelona to Toulouse.

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There are 733+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Toulouse. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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