There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Carcassonne by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne Tgv

$90 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Nîmes Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Carcassonne Ouibus

$17 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Carcassonne

$30 - $45

Train, night bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence Ville
  2. Take the night bus from Valence to Carcassonne N716

$41 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Carcassonne 277.9 miles

$55 - $90

Fly, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$68 - $177

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 14€ - 30€ and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Carcassonne is to train which costs 80€ - 90€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Carcassonne is 344 km. The road distance is 444.6 km.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne takes 3 h 21 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Carcassonne, France?

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Carcassonne 4 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Carcassonne via Nîmes in around 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $100
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
4 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
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Jean Macé to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nîmes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Valence to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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