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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Carcassonne by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, night bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Toulouse, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Toulouse (TLS) EDI - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne

77€ - 284€

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Carcassonne  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Carcassonne (CCF) EDI - CCF

42€ - 151€

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Fly Glasgow to Toulouse, train  •  8h 57m

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

85€ - 278€

Fly Glasgow to Perpignan, train  •  13h 25m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Perpignan (PGF) GLA - PGF
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

88€ - 336€

Train  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne Tgv

483€ - 1252€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 781 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Carcassonne

61€ - 89€

Night bus, bus, train  •  31h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Narbonne
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ter / ...

120€ - 174€

Train, night train  •  19h 3m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne

380€ - 1113€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 52m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Carcassonne

345€ - 441€

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 45m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Carcassonne

269€ - 441€

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Carcassonne is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 28h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Carcassonne is to bus and fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Carcassonne via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London, Lille and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Carcassonne via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 40m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Carcassonne is 1483 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 15h 40m and costs £410 - £1,100.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Glasgow to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Carcassonne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Carcassonne train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 1483.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Carcassonne via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 15h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via Marseille, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 110€
Flights from Edinburgh to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via London Gatwick, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 700€
Train operators
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
90€ - 130€
Rail 1st Class
110€ - 170€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 90€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
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
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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Glasgow to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 5:34 PM in Glasgow and 6:34 PM in Carcassonne.

Glasgow to Carcassonne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Ryanair, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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