There are 6 ways to get from Toulouse to Carcassonne by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Carcassonne Ouibus / ...

$3 - $9

4 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the night train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne INTERCITÉS de nuit

$19 - $28

Rideshare  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Toulouse to Carcassonne 58.4 miles

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne 58.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Carcassonne 58.5 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulouse and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toulouse-Matabiau and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

More details

The distance between Toulouse and Carcassonne is 85 km. The road distance is 93.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Toulouse to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

More details

The train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Toulouse to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Toulouse station.

More details

Toulouse to Carcassonne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Toulouse-Matabiau station.

More details

The best way to get from Toulouse to Carcassonne is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 25 min.

Mode details

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

More details

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

More details

Map of how to get from Toulouse to Carcassonne.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Toulouse to Carcassonne hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. inOui TGV also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Toulouse to Carcassonne once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. FlixBus also services this route twice a week.

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
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
Bus operators
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 Toulouse to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Toulouse to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Toulouse to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Capitole Taxi
Phone
+33 5 34 25 02 50
Website
capitole-taxi.com
Allo Taxi 31
Phone
+33 5 62 21 20 00
Website
allotaxi31.com

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Carcassonne is 94 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Toulouse to Carcassonne.

Get driving directions

Book your Toulouse to Carcassonne train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your Toulouse to Carcassonne bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

Search and book

There are 615+ hotels available in Carcassonne. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Toulouse and Carcassonne. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

Where to next?