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There are 7 ways to get from Carcassonne to Venice by train, plane, car or bus

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Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6h 1m

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

€43 - €204

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Drive to Marseille, fly  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE

€68 - €268

Train via Lyon Airport (LYS)  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

€185 - €354

Bus via Montpellier  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Montpellier 718 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Venice N740 / ...

€50 - €67

Train  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

€143 - €311

Bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Perpignan Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Perpignan > Le Perthus - France > Le Perthus - Espagne > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Venezia Si

Drive  •  9h 50m

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Venice 1042 km

€120 - €190

Carcassonne to Venice by train

The train journey time between Carcassonne and Venice is around 36h 52m and covers a distance of around 1146 km. The fastest train normally takes 33h 11m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Carcassonne to Venice train service departs from Carcassonne and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
36h 52m
Fastest train time:
33h 11m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€185
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:29
Last train departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carcassonne to Venice train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Carcassonne to Venice is to bus via Montpellier, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Venice is to drive and fly which costs €65 - €270 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carcassonne to Venice. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Venice via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Venice. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 56m.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Venice is 831 km. The road distance is 1042 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Venice without a car is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 12h 56m and costs €180 - €360.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Carcassonne to Venice, including transfers.

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Carcassonne to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Carcassonne station.

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

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Venice is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 12h 56m and costs €180 - €360. Alternatively, you can bus via Montpellier, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 15h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Venice.
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  • Distance: 831 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Venice via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Venice via Montpellier in around 15h 35m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Carcassonne to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €80
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Thello
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Carcassonne to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montpellier to Venice
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Perpignan to Venezia
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Carcassonne to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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Carcassonne to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Venice is 1042 km. It takes approximately 9h 50m to drive from Carcassonne to Venice.

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