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

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Train  •  4h 14m

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

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Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Toulouse 394.4 km

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Toulouse 395.4 km

Fly  •  5h 54m

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

Barcelona to Toulouse by train

27 Weekly Trains
4h 14m Average Duration
€58 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse is to bus, which costs €14 - €45 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 3h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station station and arriving at Toulouse. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Toulouse is 254 km. The road distance is 395.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €55 - €100.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Barcelona to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Toulouse bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Toulouse is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €55 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €45 and takes 5h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €230 and takes 5h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 253.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Toulouse via Narbonne in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse every 4 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€23 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€23 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €1300
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
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 3h and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Toulouse is 395 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Barcelona to Toulouse.

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British Airways, Iberia, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Toulouse train tickets online with Omio.

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

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There are 240+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at €87 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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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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