There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux to Carcassonne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Carcassonne Ic

$50 - $75

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Carcassonne N721

$19 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Carcassonne 210 miles

$45 - $65

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Carcassonne is 296 km. The road distance is 336.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs .

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Carcassonne takes 2 h 58 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Bordeaux to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Carcassonne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Carcassonne is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 185 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Carcassonne, France?

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux to Carcassonne 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Carcassonne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Carcassonne is 336 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Bordeaux to Carcassonne.

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