There are 8 ways to get from Genoa to Carcassonne by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus Eurolines IT  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Montpellier
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Carcassonne 718

$52 - $71

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Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa to Carcassonne Ouibus

$26 - $40

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Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne Ic

$108 - $156

Bus Isilines  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Carcassonne

$43 - $66

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Carcassonne 419.9 miles

$100 - $150

Bus to Nice, fly, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Toulouse (TLS) NCE - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$91 - $239

Fly from Genoa, train  •  9 h 5 min

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

$174 - $515

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Toulouse (TLS) MXP - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$98 - $297

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Carcassonne via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Carcassonne is 545 km. The road distance is 671.8 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Carcassonne without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Genoa to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Genoa to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Genoa station.

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Genoa to Carcassonne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Carcassonne is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Genoa to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 340.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Genoa to Carcassonne via Montpellier in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Carcassonne via Marseille-Saint-Charles and Marseille-St-Charles in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Genoa to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Genoa to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Nice to Toulouse via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Toulouse via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Toulouse via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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
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
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
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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
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
Bus from Genoa to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Carcassonne is 672 km. It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to drive from Genoa to Carcassonne.

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Air Corsica, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Nice Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Book your Genoa to Carcassonne bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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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 Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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