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There are 5 ways to get from Castres to Carcassonne by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Castres to Toulouse-Matabiau Mazamet - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne Narbonne - Toulouse-Matabiau / ...

$38 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Castres to Carcassonne 40.4 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 767 bus, line 954 bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 767 bus from Castres to Revel 767
  2. Take the line 954 bus from Revel to Castelnaudary Gare SNCF 954
  3. Take the train from Castelnaudary to Carcassonne

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castres to Carcassonne 40.3 miles

$85 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Castres to Carcassonne 40.3 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Castres to Carcassonne is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castres to Carcassonne is to taxi which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Castres to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Castres and arriving at Carcassonne via Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Castres and Carcassonne is 44 km. The road distance is 64.4 km.

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The best way to get from Castres to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Castres to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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

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Castres to Carcassonne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castres to Carcassonne is 64 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Castres to Carcassonne.

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Map of how to get from Castres to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Castres, Occitanie, France and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Castres to Carcassonne via Toulouse-Matabiau in around 2 h 41 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 Castres to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Castelnaudary to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$15 - $24
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from Castres to Revel
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
catp-tarn.airweb.fr
MobiMipy
Website
mobimipy.fr
Bus from Revel to Castelnaudary Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mobimipy.fr
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 Castres to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Castres to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Ambulances-Taxis-Castres
Phone
+33 5 63 35 09 09
Website
ambulances-taxis-castres.fr

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

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