Getting to Toulouse

Also see "Getting to the Venue" web page


Arriving by air

Toulouse-Blagnac international airport is 8 km west of Toulouse. The city centre is easily reached by the airport shuttle service or by taxi (taxi rank outside the arrivals hall).

  • Airport shuttle Flybus service
    Departures every 20 minutes between the airport and Toulouse, with four stops in the city centre: Pierre Baudis Conference Centre– Place Jeanne d’Arc – Allées Jean-Jaurès – and the coach station terminus (next to Matabiau SNCF railway station).

    Journey time : 20 to 45 minutes depending on the traffic.
    Departures every 20 minutes in both directions, every day of the year. First departure from the bus station: 5.00 am, last departure from the bus station: 8.20 pm. First departure from the airport: 7.35 am, last departure from the airport: 0.15 am. The shuttle service operates every day of the year (including holiday periods and public holidays).

    Price: 5 €

  • Taxis
    Taxis are parked outside the arrivals hall on the ground floor of the airport.
    Journey time: approximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic.
    A single number for all companies: (0)5 61 30 02 54

Arriving by rail

Matabiau SNCF railway station is in the city centre.

Arriving by car

Toulouse has direct motorway connections to the main capitals of Northern and Southern Europe.

  • Motorways
    A61 (Carcassonne, Montpellier, Barcelona), A62 (Montauban, Agen, Bordeaux, Limoges, Paris), A64 (Foix, Lourdes, Bayonne, San Sebastian), A68 (Lavaur, Albi) A66 (Pamiers, Foix, Andorra).
  • Where to park in Toulouse?
    Localisation of the car parks in Toulouse

Getting around town

By underground - buses

  • Line A (Basso Cambo - Balma Gramont) underground crosses Toulouse from south-west to north-east. Map of Line A
  • Line B [Borderouge – Ramonville] underground crosses Toulouse from north to south. Map of Line B

First departures of each terminus: 5:15
Last departures of each terminus: midnight of Sunday at Thursday, 1h00 Friday and saturdays.

Contact Tisséo for further information (maps, time schedules):

Free shuttle buses

Four free electric shuttle buses have been introduced in August 2007 by Toulouse Council to improve traffic flows in the city centre. Environmentally friendly, with a silent electric engine and painted in the colours of “Toulouse, European Culture Capital 2013”, they are easy to identify. A free, ecological means of transport for a day’s shopping or tourism in the heart of the Pink City!
If you want to catch the shuttle, simply make a simple gesture to the driver. You can use the shuttle to go anywhere along its route. There are six fixed stops: Cour Dillon, Pont Neuf, Salin Parlement, Carmes, place Wilson, Université Sciences Sociales.
The shuttle operates from Monday to Saturday, except public holidays, from 9.00 to 19.00.
Route length: 5 km.
Capacity: 9 seated and 9 standing passengers, including a seat reserved for the disabled.

By taxi

There are taxi ranks in the Place du Capitole, Place Wilson, Matabiau SNCF railway station and Toulouse-Blagnac airport.

Tel: +33 (0)5 34 250 250
Tel: +33 (0)5 61 42 38 38 - Fax (0)5 61 42 13 01
Tel: +33 (0)5 61 20 90 00

By car

When visiting Toulouse, the easiest way is to park in one of the many city centre car parks. Localisation of the car parks in Toulouse.
Localisation of the car parks in Toulouse

These information are provided by the Toulouse Tourist Office