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

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Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...

59€ - 106€

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Toulouse Barcelona Nord - Bus Station > Le Perthus - Espagne > Le Perthus - France > Perpignan > Carcassonne > Toulouse > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

14€ - 45€

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Rideshare  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Toulouse 394.4 km

22€ - 25€

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse 393.1 km

40€ - 65€

Fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Toulouse (TLS) BCN - TLS

23€ - 119€

Barcelona Nord to Toulouse by buses

The bus journey time between Barcelona Nord and Toulouse is around 6h 5m and covers a distance of around 421 km. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 55m. Operated by ALSA, Blablabus and FlixBus, the Barcelona Nord to Toulouse bus service departs from Barcelona and arrives in Toulouse. Typically 27 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 5m
Fastest bus time:
5h 55m
Buses per week:
27
Cheapest price:
14€
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:00
Last bus departs at:
22:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona Nord to Toulouse bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse is to bus which costs 14€ - 45€ and takes 6h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse is to drive. Taking this option will cost 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 48m.

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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 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Arc De Triomf and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via Barcelona-Sants and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Barcelona Nord and Toulouse is 253 km. The road distance is 393.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona Nord to Toulouse train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 55€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 45€ and takes 6h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 22€ - 120€ and takes 7h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 253.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse via Arc De Triomf, Barcelona-Sants, and Narbonne in around 5h 17m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Toulouse 5 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 6h 20m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
15€ - 140€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Train operators
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€
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
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
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 Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
22€ - 25€
Book at
blablacar.es

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Toulouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona Nord to Toulouse is 393 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Barcelona Nord to Toulouse.

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Iberia, British Airways, Ryanair and six other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Book your Barcelona Nord to Toulouse bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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