There are 12 ways to get from Paris 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$174 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Carcassonne Paris centre - Bercy > Orléans > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Perpignan > Argelès-sur-Mer / ...

$29 - $40

10 alternative options

Train via Nîmes  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nîmes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$168 - $200

Train #2  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne D

$110 - $160

Bus, train  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$81 - $105

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Carcassonne 479.8 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Paris Orly to Toulouse, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Toulouse (TLS) ORY - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$68 - $202

Fly Paris CDG to Toulouse, train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$80 - $224

Fly Paris Orly to Montpellier, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Montpellier (MPL) ORY - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne

$87 - $349

Fly Paris Orly to Perpignan, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Perpignan (PGF) ORY - PGF
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

$89 - $478

Fly Paris Orly to Castres, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Castres (DCM) ORY - DCM
  2. Take the train from Labruguiere to Toulouse-Matabiau
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$106 - $441

Fly Paris CDG to Perpignan, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Perpignan (PGF) CDG - PGF
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne

$111 - $530

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

You can take a train from Paris to Carcassonne via Toulouse-Matabiau in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Carcassonne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Castres
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Paris Orly to Castres via Bastia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Castres
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Paris Orly to Castres via Bastia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $20
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $270
Train from Nîmes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $44
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $44
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $37
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $70
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$34 - $38
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Nîmes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $260
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Labruguiere to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paris to Carcassonne?

The distance between Paris and Carcassonne is 627 km. The road distance is 768 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 11 h 35 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Paris to Carcassonne is to fly and train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 55€ - 170€.

Is there a direct train between Paris and Carcassonne?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Austerlitz and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Paris and Carcassonne?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Paris to Carcassonne, including transfers.