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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Toulouse  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS

€144 - €507

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 803 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse 705

€46 - €79

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Train, train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS

€107 - €381

Train to London Stansted, fly to Toulouse  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Toulouse (TLS) STN - TLS

€167 - €309

Fly Bournemouth to Girona, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Bournemouth (BOH) to Girona (GRO) BOH - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau

€91 - €252

Train  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv

€282 - €625

Train, bus, night train  •  20h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse Matabiau

€185 - €307

Car ferry, bus  •  20h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Jersey St Helier
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Toulouse

€105 - €147

Car ferry, drive  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Toulouse

€127 - €222

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 24m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Toulouse

€283 - €356

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Toulouse is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Toulouse is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Toulouse is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £70 and takes 21h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Toulouse is to train and fly which takes 6h 24m and costs £120 - £440.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd and arriving at Toulouse via London, Lille and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via Waterloo station, Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Toulouse is 830 km.

The best way to get from Bournemouth to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 11h 26m and costs £240 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Bournemouth to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Toulouse bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Bournemouth to Toulouse train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 830 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Toulouse, France?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Toulouse via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Flights from Bournemouth to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €170
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€17 - €21
Anytime Day 1st Class
€29 - €40
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €80
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€10 - €15
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€19 - €35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€15 - €19
Anytime Day 1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€55 - €70
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €110
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
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
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€80 - €120
Rail 1st Class
€100 - €150
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
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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 Saint-Malo to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Jersey St Helier
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Condor Ferries
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€26 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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

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Toulouse is 1h ahead of Bournemouth. It is currently 4:17 AM in Bournemouth and 5:17 AM in Toulouse.

Bournemouth to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Toulouse Matabiau station.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Bournemouth Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £15 - £19.

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