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There are 10 ways to get from Cardiff to Toulouse by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 to Bristol, fly  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS

63€ - 225€

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Fly from Cardiff  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Toulouse (TLS) CWL - TLS

157€ - 191€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS

148€ - 358€

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Toulouse (TLS) LGW - TLS

115€ - 302€

Train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

267€ - 486€

Train via Bordeaux  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...

266€ - 521€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Toulouse

114€ - 176€

Bus, night bus  •  25h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the night bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Toulouse

69€ - 121€

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 38m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Toulouse

145€ - 265€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 5m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Toulouse

300€ - 378€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Toulouse is to bus and night bus which costs £60 - £110 and takes 25h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs £55 - £200 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Toulouse via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 27m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Toulouse is 588 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 11h 13m and costs £230 - £430.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Cardiff to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Toulouse bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Toulouse is to fly which takes 6h 40m and costs £130 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £430 and takes 11h 13m.

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

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Cardiff to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 588.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Toulouse, France?

KLM, Flybe and five other airlines fly from Cardiff to Toulouse every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cardiff to Toulouse via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London, Gare de Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 11h 13m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 750€
Flights from Cardiff to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 460€
Flights from Cardiff to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
300€ - 460€
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Cardiff to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 750€
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 440€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
11€ - 18€
Advanced Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
17€ - 35€
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
35€ - 55€
Advanced Single
35€ - 55€
Anytime Day Single
65€ - 130€
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
65€ - 210€
Premier
160€ - 240€
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
70€ - 230€
Premier
170€ - 260€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130€ - 150€
1st Class
170€ - 260€
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
130€ - 190€
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
45€ - 75€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
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National Express
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 Lille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
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
Night bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 70€
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 29€
Reclining Seat
29€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 70€

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Toulouse is 1h ahead of Cardiff. It is currently 5:27 PM in Cardiff and 6:27 PM in Toulouse.

easyJet, KLM and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 823+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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