Getting To Toulouse

By plane

Toulouse-Blagnac International Airport is extremely well located as it is only 8 km (7 miles) away from Toulouse. The City Center can be reached easily with the airport shuttle service or by taxi (the taxi rank is located outside the arrival hall). Car renting companies outside the airport offer you a large range of vehicles.

The Airport is served by 45 airlines, for a total amount of 51 daily links to Paris (Orly or Charles de Gaulle) and 34 destinations.

Download instructions to use Airfrance/KLM discount when purchasing your ticket.

By train

A number of train connections are offered to passengers: 11 daily connections to Paris-Austerlitz station + 4 daily connections to Paris Montparnasse station by TGV (high speed train, 5h30 trip).

  • Toulouse-Matabiau SNCF train station is located right in the City Center and is served by the underground metro, Line A.
  • Toulouse-Matabiau Train station – 64 boulevard Pierre Sémard – 31000
  • Toulouse French National railway to book your train ticket, please click here.

By car

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

A61 (Carcassonne, Montpellier, Barcelone)

A62 (Bordeaux, Pairs, Montauban, Agen, Limoges)

A64 (Tarbes, Lourdes, Bayonne, San Sebastian, Foix)

A68 (Lyon, Lavaur, Albi) A66 (Pamiers, Foix, Andorra)

When you get to the toll exit, take direction « Toulouse Centre », exit n°30.

South-west road information centre Tel. + 33 (0)5 56 96 33 33

Public Transportation

Public transport in Toulouse is well organized, serving the city with buses, trams and metro (subway). A single-fare transfer ticket costs EUR 1.60€. A weekly transport pass will be offered to congress participants at the registration desk with unlimited access to local network : bus, tram and metro.

For more details on tickets and maps, please visit Tisseo.

You may also download a smartphone application TISSEO, it will help you to move around the city without getting lost.

To and from Toulouse Airport

Taxi corporations recommended

Company Phone
CAPITOLE + 33 (0)5 34 250 250
TAXIS RADIO TOULOUSAINS + 33 (0)5 61 42 38 38
ALLO TAXI 31 + 33 (0)5 62 21 20 00
LA TOULOUSAINE DE TAXIS + 33 (0)5 61 20 90 00

The estimated cost of the taxi transfer from the airport to the city centre is approx. EUR 25, but it depends on the time and day of the travel.

If you need to order a taxi to travel within the city during your stay, please ask your hotel concierge for help or recommendations.

You may also use the airport shuttle bus which will take you directly to the city centre at Compans Caffarelli, the cost is EUR 8 and takes about 15 minute according the traffic.

The tram T1 leaves directly from the airport to the city, stopping at “Palais de Justice”, the cost is EUR 1.60, however the traveling time is longer, count a 40 minute ride.

More information

Please download the travel information and other useful information.