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).
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).
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
|TAXIS RADIO TOULOUSAINS
Tel: +33 (0)5 61 42 38 38 - Fax (0)5 61 42 13 01
|LA TOULOUSAINE DE TAXIS
Tel: +33 (0)5 61 20 90 00
When visiting Toulouse, the easiest way is to park in one of the many city centre car parks. parks in Toulouse.
parks in Toulouse
These information are provided by the Toulouse Tourist Office