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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Carcassonne by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$88 - $266

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Fly to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Barcelona (BCN) FCO - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Carcassonne

$103 - $294

Fly to Marseille, train  •  8 h 33 min

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

$99 - $301

Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini 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 / ...

$208 - $296

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne Ic

$154 - $227

Bus  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Carcassonne 718

$133 - $197

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Carcassonne 734.2 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Carcassonne is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Carcassonne via Marseille, Marseille St. Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Carcassonne via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 28 min.

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The distance between Rome and Carcassonne is 843 km. The road distance is 1174.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Rome to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Rome to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Rome station.

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Rome to Carcassonne train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Carcassonne is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs 180€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 21 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 527.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Carcassonne via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Narbonne in around 14 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Carcassonne via Marseille, Marseille St. Charles in around 21 h 18 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Rome to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Rome to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
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.

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
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $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 - $85
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Barcelona Sants to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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
$30 - $34
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 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
15 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Rome to Carcassonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Carcassonne is 1175 km. It takes approximately 11 h 14 min to drive from Rome to Carcassonne.

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Alitalia, Hop!, Air France and easyJet offer flights from Rome Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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