There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Carcassonne by train, bus, night train, 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  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Carcassonne Intercités

102€ - 196€

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Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Carcassonne Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Perpignan > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station

21€ - 27€

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Bus, train  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Narbonne 6016
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ter / ...

48€ - 90€

Night train  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne 3731

90€ - 170€

Drive  •  7h 7m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Carcassonne 766.8 km

90€ - 140€

Fly Paris Orly to Toulouse, train  •  4h 53m

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

63€ - 222€

Fly Paris CDG to Toulouse, train  •  5h 12m

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

66€ - 199€

Fly Paris Orly to Montpellier, train  •  6h 6m

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

78€ - 290€

Fly Paris CDG to Montpellier, train  •  6h 20m

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

76€ - 247€

Fly Paris Orly to Perpignan, train  •  6h 25m

  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

91€ - 470€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 20m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Paris Austerlitz and arriving at Carcassonne. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 36m.

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The distance between Paris and Carcassonne is 627 km. The road distance is 766.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Paris to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Paris to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Carcassonne train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Carcassonne is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 100€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 10h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 627.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

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

You can take a train from Gare Montparnasse to Carcassonne via Bordeaux St Jean in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Carcassonne once daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 27€ and the journey takes 10h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Paris Orly to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 750€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 90€
Rail 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
90€ - 130€
Rail 1st Class
110€ - 170€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Paris to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Carcassonne is 767 km. It takes approximately 7h 7m to drive from Paris to Carcassonne.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Book your Paris to Carcassonne train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 776+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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