There are 7 ways to get from Milan 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 via Chambery-Challes-E  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Narbonne Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$150 - $218

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Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Carcassonne Ouibus

$32 - $47

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne Ic

$128 - $182

Bus, train  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Narbonne 1922
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$68 - $110

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Carcassonne 496.3 miles

$110 - $180

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Toulouse (TLS) MXP - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$77 - $259

Fly to Marseille, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

$140 - $363

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Carcassonne via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Carcassonne via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 4 min.

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The distance between Milan and Carcassonne is 598 km. The road distance is 794.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 11 h 4 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to get from Milan to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Milan to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to Carcassonne train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Carcassonne is to train which takes 11 h 4 min and costs 120€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 374 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 4 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Milan to Carcassonne via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Narbonne in around 11 h 4 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Milan to Carcassonne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Valence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
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 Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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
13 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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 Milan, Milan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Milan to Carcassonne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Carcassonne is 794 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from Milan to Carcassonne.

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easyJet, Hop!, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 636+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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