There are 6 ways to get from Castres to Carcassonne by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$30 - $46

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Castres to Carcassonne 40.4 miles

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Castres to Toulouse 951
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Carcassonne Ouibus

Line 767 bus, line 954 bus  •  3 h 15 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

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castres to Carcassonne 40.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Castres to Carcassonne 40.3 miles

$8 - $13

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 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castres to Carcassonne via Toulouse in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $26
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $19
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Autocars Balent
Phone
05 63 35 74 77
Website
autocarsbalent.com
Bus from Castres to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
autocarsbalent.com
MobiMipy
Website
mobimipy.fr
Bus from Castres Gare Routière to Toulouse Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mobimipy.fr
Bus from Revel to Castelnaudary Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mobimipy.fr
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Toulouse to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from Castres to Revel
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
catp-tarn.airweb.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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 - $110
Ambulances-Taxis-Castres
Phone
+33 5 63 35 09 09
Website
ambulances-taxis-castres.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Castres and Carcassonne is 44 km. The road distance is 64 km.

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

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

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 45 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Castres to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Castres and arriving at Carcassonne via Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Castres to Carcassonne, including transfers.