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Paris to Toulouse by train
Fastest journey4hr 6m
Trains per day36
Avg. journey time5hr 59m
Travelling from Paris to Toulouse by train
Fast trains from Paris to Toulouse take around 4 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 588 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Toulouse.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Toulouse?
Direct trains from Paris to Toulouse have been found.
We usually find around 37 direct trains on the route from Paris to Toulouse every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Toulouse?
The Paris to Toulouse train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Toulouse train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Toulouse is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:28 and the last train is around 22:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 06:40, and the last at 22:52.
What's the Paris to Toulouse train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Toulouse are $18.21.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $161 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $34. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Paris to Toulouse train tickets?
Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Toulouse by train.
Which train companies operate between Paris and Toulouse?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Toulouse, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Intercités de Nuit
As Toulouse is still remote from France’s main high-speed rail network, travel times from Paris to Toulouse are longer than you might expect. That’ll change in due course, but until it does there’s still a strong market for overnight travel between the two cities.
The direct Intercités de Nuit train normally leaves Paris between ten and eleven in the evening.
If the idea of an overnight train journey doesn’t appeal, don’t worry. You have plenty of daytime options too. There are several daytime TGVs from Paris Montparnasse to Toulouse - the journey time has much improved since July 2017, when a new high-speed route opened to Bordeaux. The Paris-Toulouse TGVs use that new route. And there are also Intercités services which leave from Paris Austerlitz.
Paris to Toulouse (night train)
The night train to Toulouse leaves from Paris Austerlitz station. Like all domestic overnight services within France, this train does not have sleeping cars. But it does offer a choice of reclining seats, six-berth couchettes and four-berth couchettes. For a reasonable night’s sleep we strongly recommend opting for couchette accommodation.
The night train makes a brief stop at Les-Aubrais-Orléans to pick up passengers bound for south-west France. It then travels for some hours before making a couple of stops to set down passengers prior to arriving in Matabiau station in Toulouse in the morning. From Toulouse Matabiau there are excellent onward connections to destinations across south-west France. The Paris to Toulouse night train carries through carriages (both couchettes and reclining seats) to a number of communities in the Pyrenees. These include Foix, Ax-les-Thermes, L'Hospitalet (for Andorra) and Latour de Carol (for onward connections to Spain or with the diminutive Petit Train Jaune along the mountainous Ligne de Cerdagne).
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