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Fly to Toulouse, train  •  6h 5m

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

€39 - €151

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Fly to Carcassonne  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Carcassonne (CCF) OPO - CCF

€26 - €118

4 alternative options

Train  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  5. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ter / ...

€157 - €284

Bus, train  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Toulouse 786
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne Ter / ...

€65 - €98

Bus  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Carcassonne

€70 - €100

Drive  •  11h 9m

  1. Drive from Porto to Carcassonne 1189.4 km

€130 - €210

Porto to Carcassonne by train and walk

The journey time between Porto and Carcassonne is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 1737 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe AVE and others, the Porto to Carcassonne service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Carcassonne. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 2h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 2h
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
91 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:13
Last service departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Carcassonne train and walk schedules

Portugal → France
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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carcassonne is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Carcassonne is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Carcassonne is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from France.

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Carcassonne is to fly which costs €26 - €120 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Carcassonne is to fly which costs €26 - €120 and takes 5h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Carcassonne via Vigo Urzaiz, Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 19m.

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The distance between Porto and Carcassonne is 931 km. The road distance is 1189.4 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 16h 19m and costs €150 - €290.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Porto to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Porto to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Porto to Carcassonne train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Carcassonne is to fly which takes 5h 21m and costs €26 - €120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €150 - €290 and takes 16h 19m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €100 and takes 18h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 931 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Carcassonne, France?

Ryanair flies from Porto to Carcassonne twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Carcassonne via Vigo Guixar, Vigo Urzaiz, Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, and Narbonne in around 16h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €220
Flights from Porto to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €70
Flights from Porto to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €110
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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 Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
18h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
iberocoach.com

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Porto to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 5:11 AM in Porto and 6:11 AM in Carcassonne.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Carcassonne is 1189 km. It takes approximately 11h 9m to drive from Porto to Carcassonne.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Porto Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Book your Porto to Carcassonne bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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