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There are 8 ways to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne by train, bus, 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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Train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne Tgv

$182 - $268

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Bus  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan 417
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Carcassonne Ouibus

$48 - $75

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Train, bus  •  16h 42m

  1. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg Poya 1
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg Poya to Lyon
  3. Take the bus from Lyon to Carcassonne

$99 - $140

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Carcassonne 505.6 miles

$100 - $160

Train to Basel, fly, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Toulouse (TLS) BSL - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$132 - $387

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Toulouse (TLS) SXB - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$149 - $441

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$135 - $363

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  4. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS
  5. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$159 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 19h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne is to drive which costs SFr 100 - SFr 160 and takes 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Carcassonne via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Carcassonne via Bern, Gare de Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Carcassonne is 580 km. The road distance is 808.9 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 9h 40m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Interlaken to Carcassonne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne is to train which takes 9h 40m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 19h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 362.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Carcassonne via Bern, Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 9h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Carcassonne via Milan in around 19h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg Poya
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Fribourg Poya to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Interlaken, Interlaken West to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
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 Milan to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Interlaken to Carcassonne train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Carcassonne is 809 km. It takes approximately 7h 36m to drive from Interlaken to Carcassonne.

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easyJet, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 614+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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