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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Carcassonne by train, bus, car or plane

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  • Distance: 368.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Madrid to Carcassonne via Narbonne in around 6 hours 21 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Carcassonne via Toulouse in around 11 hours 44 minutes.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Narbonne
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
French Railways (SNCF)
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Avg. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Toulouse to Carcassonne
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Carcassonne
Avg. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
alsa.com

How far is it from Madrid to Carcassonne?

The distance between Madrid and Carcassonne is 590 km. The road distance is 891 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Carcassonne?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 55€ and takes 5 hours 49 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Carcassonne?

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Carcassonne is to fly and train which takes 5 hours 49 minutes and costs 55€.

Is there a direct train between Madrid and Carcassonne?

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Carcassonne via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 hours 21 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Madrid and Carcassonne?

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Carcassonne via Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 hours 44 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Carcassonne?

It takes approximately 6 hours 21 minutes to get from Madrid to Carcassonne, including transfers.