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Travel from Cannes to Carcassonne by train in 5 hours 36 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Cannes to Carcassonne by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Cannes to Carcassonne by train is 9 hours 2 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 5 hours 36 minutes. You'll usually find 10 trains per day traveling the 379 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Carcassonne. You're likely to be traveling with TGV, SNCF or OUIGO to Carcassonne. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Cannes to Carcassonne in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $45.23. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Cannes to Carcassonne by train

It takes an average of 9h 2m to travel from Cannes to Carcassonne by train, over a distance of around 236 miles (379 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Cannes to Carcassonne and tickets for this journey start from $45.23 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 36m
PriceFrom $45.23
Distance236 miles (379 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train06:53
Last train19:57
Departure stationCannes
Arrival stationCarcassonne
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, OUIGO

Cannes to Carcassonne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cannes to Carcassonne for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:53 11:29 5h 36m, 1 change
07:53 13:29 5h 36m, 1 change
10:53 17:31 6h 38m, 1 change
11:24 17:31 6h 7m, 2 changes
13:53 19:33 5h 40m, 1 change
15:53 21:36 5h 43m, 1 change
16:54 05:29 12h 35m, 3 changes
18:57 08:38 13h 41m, 4 changes
18:57 09:16 14h 19m, 2 changes
18:57 09:29 14h 32m, 1 change

TGV, OUIGO, Intercités and TER trains from Cannes to Carcassonne

You can travel from Cannes to Carcassonne on TGV, OUIGO, Intercités and TER trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

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Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

Cheap train tickets from Cannes to Carcassonne

The price of train tickets from Cannes to Carcassonne starts at $45.23 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Cannes to Carcassonne by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Cannes to Carcassonne

Want to know more about your journey from Cannes to Carcassonne? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cannes to Carcassonne take?

The average journey time by train between Cannes and Carcassonne is 9 hours and 2 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cannes and Carcassonne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cannes to Carcassonne is 5 hours and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Cannes to Carcassonne cost?

Train tickets from Cannes to Carcassonne can start from as little as $45.23 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Cannes to Carcassonne?

No, there are no direct train services from Cannes to Carcassonne. Travelling from Cannes to Carcassonne by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Cannes to Carcassonne leave?

The first train from Cannes to Carcassonne leaves at 06:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cannes to Carcassonne leave?

The last train from Cannes to Carcassonne leaves at 19:57. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cannes and Carcassonne by train?

Trains travelling from Cannes to Carcassonne cover a distance of around 236 miles (379 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Carcassonne to Cannes.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cannes to Carcassonne for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/16/2022 for travel on 06/16/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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