Want to find out more about taking the train from Paris to Castelnaudary? Look no further.
You'll usually find 16 trains per day running between Paris and Castelnaudary, which usually take 7 hours 12 minutes to complete the 617 km journey. It can take as little as 5 hours 27 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Castelnaudary from Paris, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. You can reach Castelnaudary by traveling on an SNCF service – the main train operator in France. You'll most likely be traveling on either a TER or Intercités train during your journey, both of which offer comfortable seating and space for luggage.
You can save money on train tickets from Paris to Castelnaudary if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $21.67. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
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It takes an average of 7h 12m to travel from Paris to Castelnaudary by train, over a distance of around 383 miles (617 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Paris to Castelnaudary and tickets for this journey start from $21.67 when you book in advance.
617 miles (383 km)
16 trains per day
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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.
SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).
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 Paris to Castelnaudary by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Paris and Castelnaudary is 7 hours and 12 minutes, with around 16 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Castelnaudary is 5 hours and 27 minutes.
Train tickets from Paris to Castelnaudary can start from as little as $21.67 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Paris to Castelnaudary. Travelling from Paris to Castelnaudary by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Paris to Castelnaudary leaves at 06:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Paris to Castelnaudary leaves at 21:25. 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.
Trains travelling from Paris to Castelnaudary cover a distance of around 383 miles (617 km) during the journey.