There are 11 ways to get from Carcassonne to Loire Valley by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$124 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Center
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Tours

$25 - $35

9 alternative options

Train via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$132 - $186

Train, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montauban Ville Bourbon Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Montauban to Tours

$65 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Loire Valley 377.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Castres to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Castres (DCM) to Paris Orly (ORY) DCM - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$202 - $541

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nantes (NTE) TLS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$84 - $202

Train to Toulouse, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Paris Orly (ORY) TLS - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$124 - $267

Train to Montpellier, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Paris Orly (ORY) MPL - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$143 - $412

Train, train to Perpignan, fly to Paris Orly  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Perpignan
  3. Fly from Perpignan (PGF) to Paris Orly (ORY) PGF - ORY
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$154 - $553

Train to Toulouse, fly to Rennes, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Rennes (RNS) TLS - RNS
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Le Mans
  4. Take the train from Le Mans to Tours

$146 - $379

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Loire Valley is to bus which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Loire Valley is to fly and train which costs 170€ - 470€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Loire Valley is 483 km. The road distance is 604.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Carcassonne to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carcassonne to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Tours via Toulouse and Bordeaux City Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Tours via Bordeaux-St-Jean and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Loire Valley, France?

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Loire Valley via Bordeaux-St-Jean, St-Pierre-des-Corps, and Tours in around 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Loire Valley via Toulouse, Bordeaux City Center, and Tours in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Castres to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Castres to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Montpellier to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Castres to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Castres to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Montpellier to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $120
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montauban Ville Bourbon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$18 - $29
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Le Mans to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montauban Ville Bourbon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $20
1st Class
$28 - $33
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Tours
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montauban to Tours
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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