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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Carcassonne by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Toulouse (TLS) BER - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne

78€ - 200€

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Fly to Montpellier, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Montpellier (MPL) BER - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne

64€ - 244€

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  15h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne Tgv

273€ - 385€

Train  •  17h 53m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bern Ice
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève Ic1
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne Tgv

285€ - 430€

Bus  •  29h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station N95
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Montpellier
  3. Take the bus from Montpellier to Carcassonne

89€ - 112€

Drive  •  14h 28m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Carcassonne 1671.2 km

180€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 29h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 200€ and takes 7h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station and arriving at Carcassonne via Munich, Munich central bus station and Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Carcassonne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 38m.

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The distance between Berlin and Carcassonne is 1321 km. The road distance is 1671.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Carcassonne without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 15h 38m and costs 270€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Berlin to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Berlin to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Carcassonne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Carcassonne is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 15h 38m and costs 270€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 29h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 1320.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 1m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Carcassonne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu in around 15h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Carcassonne via Munich, Munich central bus station and Montpellier in around 29h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 180€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
15€ - 85€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Train operators
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 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
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 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€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montpellier to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Berlin to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Berlin to Carcassonne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Carcassonne is 1671 km. It takes approximately 14h 28m to drive from Berlin to Carcassonne.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs 3€ - 50€.

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