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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Toulouse by plane, car ferry, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Toulouse (TLS) DUB - TLS

€24 - €135

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  17h 40m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv

€367 - €952

Car ferry, train, bus  •  27h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse

€210 - €511

Car ferry, train via Cherbourg-Octeville  •  30h 55m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv

€221 - €322

Car ferry, train, bus, night bus  •  33h 17m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
  5. Take the night bus from Paris to Toulouse

€193 - €241

Car ferry, drive  •  28h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Toulouse

€169 - €235

Dublin to Toulouse by car ferry, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Dublin and Toulouse is around 22h 38m and covers a distance of around 1783 km. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 51m. Operated by Stena Line, Irish Ferries, Avanti West Coast and others, the Dublin to Toulouse service departs from Dublin and arrives in Toulouse Matabiau. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22h 38m
Fastest journey time:
15h 51m
Journey distance:
1783 km
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
105 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:15
Last service departs at:
08:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dublin to Toulouse car ferry, walk, train and subway schedules

Car ferry services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Ireland → France
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International entry into France from Ireland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Ireland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Ireland
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands and Portugal
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Ireland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Toulouse is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Toulouse is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Toulouse is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Toulouse is to fly which costs €24 - €140 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Toulouse is to fly which costs €24 - €140 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Dublin and Toulouse is 1220 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Toulouse without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 17h 40m and costs €360 - €950.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Dublin to Toulouse, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Toulouse is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 1:49 PM in Dublin and 2:49 PM in Toulouse.

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 782 bus which takes 18 min and costs €5 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 1219.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Toulouse, France?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Toulouse 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€11 - €160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Train operators
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
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 Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
Blablabus
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 Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
National Express
Traveleuro
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€51
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Paris to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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