There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Carcassonne by plane, train, bus, night train 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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Fly Florence to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 53 min

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

$114 - $414

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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Montpellier
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Carcassonne 718

$64 - $87

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Train to Pisa, fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Toulouse (TLS) PSA - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$104 - $545

Fly Florence to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Barcelona (BCN) FLR - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

$111 - $338

Train to Pisa, fly to Girona, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Girona (GRO) PSA - GRO
  3. Take the train from Girona Station to Narbonne
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

$68 - $235

Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Narbonne Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$180 - $263

Bus, night train  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Perpignan N758
  2. Take the night train from Perpignan to Carcassonne INTERCITÉS de nuit

$74 - $126

Train  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia Ic
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne Ic

$129 - $206

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Carcassonne 561.7 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Firenze Autostazione and arriving at Carcassonne via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Carcassonne via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 1 min.

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The distance between Florence and Carcassonne is 720 km. The road distance is 898.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Carcassonne without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Florence to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Florence to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Firenze Autostazione station.

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Florence to Carcassonne train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Carcassonne is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Toulouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Florence to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 449.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Florence to Carcassonne via Montpellier in around 12 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Carcassonne via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Narbonne in around 13 h 1 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Toulouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Toulouse via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Pisa to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Girona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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 Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Night train from Perpignan to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
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
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona Station to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Montpellier to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Carcassonne is 899 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from Florence to Carcassonne.

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, TAP Portugal and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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