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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Couiza by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Narbonne Tgv
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ter / ...

191€ - 600€

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Bus  •  26h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Perpignan Gare 530
  2. Take the bus from PERPIGNAN - G.R Bd St Assiscle to Quillan -Sncf 500

61€ - 92€

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Train via Montpellier  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne Ter / ...

199€ - 617€

Bus, train  •  21h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N760
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Carcassonne 35-Y / ...

177€ - 287€

Drive  •  12h 34m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Couiza 1291.2 km

160€ - 240€

Fly to Toulouse, train, bus  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Toulouse (TLS) AMS - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
  3. Take the bus from Carcassonne -Gare Sncf to Couiza -Place St Anne

62€ - 193€

Fly to Montpellier, train, bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Montpellier (MPL) AMS - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
  3. Take the bus from Carcassonne -Gare Sncf to Couiza -Place St Anne

104€ - 233€

Fly to Marseille, train  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Carcassonne

90€ - 338€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Couiza is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Couiza is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 26h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Couiza is to fly and train and bus which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 8h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Couiza. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Couiza Ste Anne via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Carcassonne and Limoux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 53m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Couiza is 1067 km. The road distance is 1291.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Couiza without a car is to train which takes 13h 9m and costs 190€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 13h 9m to get from Amsterdam to Couiza, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Couiza train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Couiza is to train which takes 13h 9m and costs 190€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 26h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Amsterdam to Couiza train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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  • Distance: 1067 km
  • Duration: 13h 9m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Couiza, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Couiza via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Narbonne, Carcassonne, and Carcassonne -Gare Sncf in around 13h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Couiza via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht, Amsterdam, Duivendrecht, Perpignan Gare, PERPIGNAN - G.R Bd St Assiscle, Quillan -Sncf, and Quillan - La Gare in around 26h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Toulouse via Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
160€ - 190€
1st Class
190€ - 230€
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
150€ - 180€
1st Class
170€ - 210€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
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 Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 80€
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 Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
130€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Perpignan Gare
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Eurolines FR
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from PERPIGNAN - G.R Bd St Assiscle to Quillan -Sncf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€
Website
Tarn Bus
Aude - liO Occitanie
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Carcassonne -Gare Sncf to Couiza -Place St Anne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Aude - liO Occitanie

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Couiza is 1291 km. It takes approximately 12h 34m to drive from Amsterdam to Couiza.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Couiza. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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