There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Carcassonne by train, bus, car ferry, ferry, night train, car, car train 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  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Narbonne Tgv
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$280 - $489

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Bus  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Carcassonne

$54 - $79

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Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  32 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard
  3. Take the bus from Dinard - Le Gallic to Rennes - Gare Routière 7
  4. Take the bus from Rennes to Carcassonne

$116 - $281

Train, night train  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne

$208 - $436

Car ferry, drive  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Carcassonne

$164 - $291

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Carcassonne

$342 - $426

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$117 - $319

Train to London Stansted, fly to Carcassonne  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Carcassonne (CCF) STN - CCF

$113 - $350

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Toulouse (TLS) LGW - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$97 - $252

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Toulouse  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$137 - $348

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne

$110 - $399

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Carcassonne via London and Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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The distance between Southampton and Carcassonne is 563 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 11 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to get from Southampton to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Southampton to Carcassonne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Carcassonne is to train which takes 11 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Southampton to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 2:31 PM in Southampton and 3:31 PM in Carcassonne.

easyJet, Air France, Germania and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 563.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 21 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Carcassonne, France?

You can take a train from Southampton to Carcassonne via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Narbonne in around 11 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Carcassonne via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, and Paris Centre - Bercy in around 25 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $150
1st Class
$150 - $240
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Dinard - Le Gallic to Rennes - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
illenoo-services.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$45 - $65
Car
$95 - $190
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com
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