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There are 9 ways to get from London to Canal du Midi by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS)

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Bus via Roissy-en-France

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  2. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Toulouse

Fly from London Stansted

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Toulouse (TLS)

Fly from London City

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Toulouse (TLS)

Train to London Luton, fly

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Toulouse (TLS)

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2 to Toulouse Matabiau

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Canal du Midi

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Canal du Midi

London to Canal du Midi by bus and walk

The journey time between London and Canal du Midi is around 18h 14m and covers a distance of around 1137 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Blablabus, RegioJet, Traveleuro Tours & Travels and others, the London to Canal du Midi service departs from London - Victoria Coach Station and arrives in Canal du Midi. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

33 Weekly Services
18h 14m Average Duration
€70 Cheapest Price
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International entry into France from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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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
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Canal du Midi is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Canal du Midi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Canal du Midi 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 United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 26 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Canal du Midi is to bus via Roissy-en-France which costs £35 - £55 and takes 19h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Canal du Midi is to fly which costs £55 - £200 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Canal du Midi. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Toulouse via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Canal du Midi. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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The distance between London and Canal du Midi is 885 km.

The best way to get from London to Canal du Midi without a car is to train which takes 7h 58m and costs £170 - £440.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from London to Canal du Midi, including transfers.

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London to Canal du Midi bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Canal du Midi train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Canal du Midi is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs £55 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £170 - £440 and takes 7h 58m, you could also bus, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 18h 14m.

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Map of how to get from London to Canal du Midi.
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  • Distance: 885.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between London, England and Canal du Midi, France?

British Airways, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines fly from London Paddington to Canal du Midi every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Canal du Midi via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2, and Toulouse Matabiau in around 7h 58m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from London City to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from London City to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €750
Flights from London City to Toulouse via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from London City to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €400
Flights from London Stansted to Toulouse via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €400
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€17 - €21
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €29
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €24
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €29
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 Paris Montparnasse Hall 1 - 2 to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €130
Rail 1st Class
€110 - €170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Paris to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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London to Canal du Midi bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Canal du Midi is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 9:45 AM in London and 10:45 AM in Canal du Midi.

London to Canal du Midi train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Toulouse Matabiau station.

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 240+ hotels available in Canal du Midi. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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