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Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

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Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

Does anybody know how much a taxi is likely to cost from Toulouse centre to Carcasonne airport?

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1. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

Wouldn't taking the train be a lot easier? I have found tickets as low as 10E from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne on the SNCF website. A shuttle runs directly from the Carcassonne train station to the airport.

Shuttle schedule (requires Adobe Reader) -> www.carcassonne.cci.fr/download.asp…

SNCF website: www.voyages-sncf.com

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2. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

Did you find out? If so who did you use?

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3. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

Hello---

Did you ever receive an answer about taxi Toulouse to Carcassone? Others are interested. Please post any additional information. One quote I received was for 325 Euro!!

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4. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

I'm afraid I have no more information to post.

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5. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

Taxis are pretty expensive here. I would really suggest using the train and then a taxi at the other end, or the shuttle bus. Use the voyage sncf website, you can set it to be in English.

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6. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

I think it would be a very silly idea, it's quite far and the price would be probably easily over £250!! I'm from Toulouse and I would never consider getting a taxi. You're better off with the train, honestly!

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7. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

Greetings -

I'll be arriving in Toulouse - mid September and will need to take the bus to the train station. Since I only speak minimal french - is the bus easy to find at the airport? Do I have to purchase my train tickets ahead of time? If so - is the prepurchase train ticket for a day (no time limit)?

Thanks!

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8. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

ps - arriving in Toulouse by airplane... clarification

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9. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

For how to find the airport bus read this page:

toulouse.aeroport.fr/US/ff_pagesEditos.asp…

The bus station in Toulouse is right next to the train station.

There are some local trains from Toulouse to Carcassonne that do not require reservation, but a a number of trains are compulsory reservation. You would advised to reserve ahead if you can if you are sure of your timetable.

All the long-distance trains I recently used in that area were full.

The current timetable is here

ter-sncf.com/Images/020%20TOULOUSE-CASTELNAU…

out with the dictionary - French timetables are very complicated!

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10. Re: Taxi from Toulouse to Carcassonne

I should clarify - the local trains are unreserved - just buy a ticket and go.

The long-distance trains that happen to run between the two cities are all 'compulsory reservation' and the reservation is for a specific train on a specific day.

If you miss your train you can, under certain circumstances, arrange for a ticket on the next available train but certain fares (like with airlines) are non-refundable and non-exchangable.

Good luck!

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