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There are 7 ways to get from Carcassonne to Perpignan by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi 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.

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Perpignan Perpignan - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Perpignan Ouibus

$4 - $7

5 alternative options

Train via Narbonne  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Narbonne Narbonne - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Perpignan Avignon-Port Bou / ...

$32 - $45

Night train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Carcassonne to Perpignan INTERCITÉS de nuit

$23 - $35

Rideshare  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Perpignan 71.4 miles

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carcassonne to Perpignan 71.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Perpignan 71.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Perpignan is to bus which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Perpignan is to night train which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Perpignan. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Carcassonne and arriving at Gare de Perpignan. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Perpignan is 72 km. The road distance is 114.3 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Perpignan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 20€ - 30€.

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The train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Perpignan takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Carcassonne to Perpignan train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Perpignan is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 20€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Perpignan.
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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Carcassonne to Perpignan twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. inOui TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Carcassonne to Perpignan once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 15 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Night train from Carcassonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
Train from Carcassonne to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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 Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Carcassonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taxi Navarro
Phone
+33 6 09 39 89 27
Website
taxinavarro.com
Audline Taxi
Phone
+33 6 14 03 03 86
Website
audlinetaxi.com

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Carcassonne to Perpignan bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Carcassonne to Perpignan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Perpignan is 114 km. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Carcassonne to Perpignan.

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There are 1297+ hotels available in Perpignan. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Carcassonne and Perpignan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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