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Journey timeFrom 2h 56m
Price$17.36 - $295.73
Distance293km (182 miles)
Frequency4 trains per day
Departure stationCarcassonne
Arrival stationBordeaux St-Jean
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean train times

Check out the next trains departing from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean for Tuesday 22nd Oct 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:3010:262h 56m, direct
09:3012:282h 58m, direct
10:2913:583h 29m, 1 change
13:3016:303h 00m, direct
15:3518:543h 19m, 1 change
16:4619:583h 12m, 1 change
17:0920:543h 45m, 1 change
19:3022:303h 00m, direct
21:3608:5211h 16m, 2 changes
21:3608:5711h 21m, 1 change

SNCF and Intercités trains from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean

You can travel from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean on SNCF and Intercités 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.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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 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.

Cheap train tickets from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean

Train tickets from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean start at €15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €47.17.
lowest price found
from15
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price39.59
on the day
avg. single price47.17

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 Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean? 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 Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean take?

The average journey time by train between Carcassonne and Bordeaux St-Jean is 4 hours and 49 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 Carcassonne and Bordeaux St-Jean by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean is 2 hours and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean cost?

Train tickets from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean can start from as little as €15 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 Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean leave?

The first train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean leaves at 07:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean leave?

The last train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean leaves at 21:36. 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 Carcassonne and Bordeaux St-Jean by train?

Trains travelling from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean cover a distance of around 293km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bordeaux St-Jean to Carcassonne. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Carcassonne to Bordeaux St-Jean for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/10/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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