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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Castelnaudary Ter

110€ - 198€

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Fly, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Castelnaudary

44€ - 243€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza, Zaragoza to Toulouse 748
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Castelnaudary Ter

63€ - 137€

Bus  •  18h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Carcassonne

94€ - 147€

Drive  •  8h 10m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Castelnaudary 851.2 km

95€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary is to train and bus which costs 60€ - 140€ and takes 10h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 250€ and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Castelnaudary. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Castelnaudary via Barcelona-Sants and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Madrid and Castelnaudary is 569 km. The road distance is 851.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary without a car is to train which takes 7h 25m and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary, including transfers.

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Madrid to Castelnaudary train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary is to train which takes 7h 25m and costs 110€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 18h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid to Castelnaudary train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Castelnaudary station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Castelnaudary.
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  • Distance: 568.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 25m

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Castelnaudary via Barcelona-Sants and Narbonne in around 7h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Castelnaudary via Zaragoza, Carcassonne, and Carcassonne in around 18h 7m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
37€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Narbonne to Castelnaudary
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Castelnaudary
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zaragoza, Zaragoza to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Schedules at
hife.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Castelnaudary is 851 km. It takes approximately 8h 10m to drive from Madrid to Castelnaudary.

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Volotea, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Castelnaudary. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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