There are 6 ways to get from Carcassonne to Valence 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.

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Valence TGV Tgv

$86 - $99

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Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Montpellier Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Valence - Bus station Ouibus

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv

$83 - $111

Bus Isilines  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Valence N716

$20 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Valence 216 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lyon (LYS) TLS - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Valence Ville

$83 - $192

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Valence is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Valence is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Valence. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Valence. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Valence Ville via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Valence is 279 km. The road distance is 345.7 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Valence without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 70€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Carcassonne to Valence, including transfers.

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Carcassonne to Valence bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne to Valence train services, operated by TGV, depart from Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Valence is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 70€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Carcassonne to Valence bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Valence station.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Valence.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

TGV operates a train from Carcassonne to Valence 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Carcassonne to Valence once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 38 min. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 - $70
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Valence
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Carcassonne to Valence
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Valence - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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