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There are 9 ways to get from Carcassonne to Bordeaux by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

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

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus / ...

$12 - $28

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Toulouse / Narbonne / Nimes / Cerbère / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux

$31 - $51

Night bus  •  4 h 35 min

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

$18 - $35

Rideshare  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Bordeaux 209.7 miles

$25

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Bordeaux 209.8 miles

$45 - $65

Fly from Castres  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Castres (DCM) to Bordeaux (BOD) DCM - BOD

$229 - $1,095

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Bordeaux (BOD) TLS - BOD

$118 - $332

Train to Montpellier, fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Bordeaux (BOD) MPL - BOD

$112 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Bordeaux is to train which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. This bus operates Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Bordeaux is 296 km. The road distance is 335.6 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Carcassonne to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Carcassonne station.

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

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Bordeaux is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 5 h, you could also fly, which costs 190€ - 950€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 185 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Bordeaux via Toulouse in around 5 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Castres to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Castres to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Castres to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,700
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Castres to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Castres to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Castres to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,700
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Bastia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Carcassonne to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Carcassonne to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Castres Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Carcassonne to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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

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

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Castres Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Carcassonne to Bordeaux bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Carcassonne and Bordeaux. 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 Carcassonne to Castres Airport is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs 65€ - 85€.

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