The main airports in the area are Carcassonne, Toulouse, Beziers, Perpignan, Montpelier, Nimes and (in Spain) Girona
and Barcelona. See the adjacent plan for approximate journey times.
(currently) flies year-round to Carcassonne from London Stansted, East Midlands, Liverpool, Dublin and Brussels Charleroi in addition
to other airportson a seasonal basis . It has a major hub at Girona (Spain) flying to practically all UK regional airports as well
as most of its other European destinations. Car hire tends to be less expensive in Spain than in France (but make sure you get insurance
that is valid in France!).
See Carcassonne Airport : http://www.ryanair.com/en/flights-to-carcassonne/
· Easyjet flies to Toulouse from London Gatwick and Bristol, as well as Paris and several other European cities.
· British Airways flies to Toulouse from London Heathrow.
· Air France flies to Toulouse
from many internal French destinations.
How to get here
There is a good network of transport linking the area both to the UK, and other parts of France. There are a
number of airlines that fly to the region, as well as trains and buses operating in and around the area.
The SNCF runs a direct train between Limoux and Carcassonne 7 times a day each way (8 on Fridays) including one
by SNCF bus. Carcassonne has a large train station, and has train links across France, including Toulouse, Perpignan and Paris and
Barcelona. For example the first train from Limoux (06:39) connects to Paris arriving at 12:45. See the SNCF website for
As well as buses to Limoux and Carcassonne through the SNCF, there are also independant buses to Carcassonne,
Castelnaudary, and the local villages. Please see the Audelignes website for details. All regional train and bus services
are now 1€ for a single journey.