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There are 10 ways to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse by train, plane, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS

€128 - €440

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Fly from Southampton  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Toulouse (TLS) SOU - TLS

€44 - €189

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Toulouse (TLS) LGW - TLS

€70 - €220

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS

€100 - €264

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Toulouse (TLS) STN - TLS

€154 - €290

Train  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv

€275 - €612

Train, bus, night train  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse Matabiau

€178 - €294

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 54m

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport 803 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Toulouse

€85 - €121

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 23m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Toulouse

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 37m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Toulouse

€276 - €346

Portsmouth to Toulouse by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Portsmouth and Toulouse is around 14h 55m and covers a distance of around 1406 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 46m. Operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Portsmouth to Toulouse service departs from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrives in Toulouse Matabiau. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 55m
Fastest journey time:
10h 46m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€275
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:24
Last service departs at:
14:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portsmouth to Toulouse train, subway and walk schedules

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

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The social distance requirement in Toulouse is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Toulouse via London, Lille and Paris Charles de Gaulle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via Waterloo station, Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 30m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Toulouse is 822 km.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 11h 30m and costs £230 - £550.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Toulouse bus services, operated by National Express, depart from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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Portsmouth to Toulouse train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse is to fly which takes 7h 40m and costs £35 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £550 and takes 11h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 822.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Toulouse, France?

KLM, Eastern Airways and six other airlines fly from Portsmouth to Toulouse twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portsmouth to Toulouse via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 11h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Southampton to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Southampton to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southampton to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from London Stansted to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Southampton to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Southampton to Toulouse via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€40 - €55
Anytime Day 1st Class
€75 - €100
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 Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
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
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€80 - €120
Rail 1st Class
€100 - €150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
National Express
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Portsmouth to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Lille to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
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 Lille to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Portsmouth to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Toulouse is 1h ahead of Portsmouth. It is currently 3:41 PM in Portsmouth and 4:41 PM in Toulouse.

Portsmouth to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Toulouse Matabiau station.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at €75 per night.

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