Mike Teagan is a nice guy who has a van. He drives from Toulouse on a Friday to Barcelona and then back again on a Sunday. For a potential trip, which would be on Tuesday, August 10th, from Barcelona he will charge 540 euros as a flat rate for the day, or 65 euros per person for the straight drive from Barcelona to Toulouse. The time it takes for the straight drive is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
If Mike is chosen for a full day tour, you have the option of being left in Carcassonne or in Toulouse. Here is the bus schedule from Carcassonne to Toulouse:
The price ranges from $21 to $13 depending on the time.
His website is here:
Bus ride from Barcelona to Toulouse. Eurolines was difficult to use as much of it is in Spanish. So I found another site, in English:
The bus leaves from Barcelona at the following times and from this station:
9:00 am, 9:30 am, 2:30 pm, 3:00 pm
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Then, according to the corresponding departing times, the bus will arrive in Toulouse as follows:
3:45 pm, 3:45 pm, 9:00pm , 9:00pm
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The price, with service fees, comes to about 42.54 euros. I
We can print out the confirmation and bring it to the bus driver.
Option 2 (continued):
Using www.eurolines.es I came up with two available trains. One that departs at 9:00 am and arrives at 3:45pm in Toulouse, and the next bus departs at 2:30pm and arrives at 9:00 pm.
I am pretty sure that these are printable email confirmations that we take to the ticket window.
Taking a train straight to Toulouse from Barcelona. I will use Rail Europe for this:
The details are summarized below, but the first train leaves at 8:45am, has a connection in Narbonne (for 18 mins) and then arrives in Toulouse at 1:56 pm. The second train leaves at 4:42 pm and has a connection in Narbonne at 8:15pm (for about 1:45 mins) and then arrives in Toulouse at 11:09 pm:
|TRN Autres 73||8:45AM |
Barcelona-Estacio De Franca,
|Brussels Provence TGV9804||12:38PM |
|Please note: You have 18 min to transfer between trains.|
|TRN Autres 460||4:42PM |
|TGV Interconnection5384||9:58PM |
The price for an economy ticket on this train is 85 euros.
Take a train to Figueres and then a train to Toulouse:
FIRST LEG - The trains leaving from Barcelona to Figueres via Rail Europe are as follows:
1. Leaving Barcelona at 7:53 am and arriving in Figueres at 9:57 am for a total of 23 dollars.
2. Leaving Barcelona at 8:45 am and arriving in Figueres at 10:24am for a total of 26 dollars [this has a shorter train time to option number one].
3. Leaving Barcelona at 4:42 pm and arriving in Figueres at 6:14pm for a total of 29 dollars.
SECOND LEG - The train leaving from Figueres to Toulouse via Rail Europe is as follows:
1. Leaving Figueres at 6:15pm, arriving at Narbonne at 8:15pm (with a 1:45 minute layover) departing Narbonne at 9:58pm and arriving in Toulouse at 11:09pm -- the total for this leg is 76 dollars.