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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Albi Ville

$36 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus, line 956 bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse
  2. Take the line 956 bus from Toulouse Gare Routière to Lavaur 956
  3. Take the bus from Lavaur to Albi 709

$11 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Albi 103.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Albi is to bus and line 956 bus which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Albi is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Albi is 81 km. The road distance is 165.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Carcassonne to Albi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carcassonne to Albi. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Albi via Toulouse Gare Routière and Lavaur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Albi. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Albi Ville via Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Albi.
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  • Distance: 50.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Albi via Toulouse-Matabiau in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Albi via Toulouse, Toulouse Gare Routière, and Lavaur in around 4 h 41 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Albi Ville
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
La Région Occitanie
Phone
05 61 33 50 50
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
laregion.fr
Bus from Toulouse Gare Routière to Lavaur
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
La Région Occitanie
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from Lavaur to Albi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
catp-tarn.airweb.fr

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