Getting to Albi

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Where is Albi and what’s the best way to get there?
The Tourist Information Centre will help you organise your stay in Albi and to make it a success. Here is some practical information on how to travel to and from the city.

ALBI, AT THE HEART OF THE OCCITANIE REGION

Albi is a major destination, a strategic place in the centre of the 4th biggest tourist region in France, twice classified as having World Heritage status and is at the heart of 8 UNESCO sites.
Albi occupies a central position in Occitanie, making it accessible for a day trip or weekend.

Reaching Albi:

  • 50 mins by car from Toulouse, Rodez and Montauban
  • 1.5h from Cahors, Carcassonne and Millau
  • 2.5h from Perpignan, Montpellier and Lourdes

HOW DO YOU GET TO ALBI?

By train, bus & carpool!
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BY CAR

Albi is close to the major motorway network:

  • 45 minutes from the motorway that links the Atlantic and the Mediterranean
  • On the A68 Toulouse/Albi
  • On the A75 to Paris via the Massif Central, 2 hours away from the A61 towards Montpellier

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BY TRAIN

Albi has two train stations:

  • The main train station is Albi Ville, place Stalingrad - tel +33 892 35 35 35
    The town centre and the old town are a 15 minute walk away, or take the R, L or K bus lines
  • The Albi Madeleine station, place de la Résistance - tel 05 63 60 75 83

Guaranteed rail links:

BY PLANE

  • Albi Le Séquestre Airport - Tel: 05 63 54 38 49
    Commercial, training and tourist aerodrome
  • Toulouse Blagnac Airport - Tel: 0 825 380 000 (€0.15/mn)
    National and international connections
    Travel time between Albi and Blagnac: 1hr via A68
  • Castres Mazamet Airport - Tel: 05 63 70 34 77
    Airlinair connections for Paris
    Travel time to Albi via RN 112: 45 mins
  • Rodez Airport - Tel: 05 65 76 02 09
    Connections for Paris, Lyon, London with Ryanair, Eastern
    Travel time between Albi and Rodez via RN 88: 1hr 15mins
  • Carcassonne Airport - Tel: 04 68 71 96 46
    Travel time between Albi and Carcassonne: 1hr 30mins
    International connections with Ryanair, Iberia, Atlas Atlantique Airlines

ONCE IN ALBI, TRAVEL BY BUS

  • Urban transport in Albi and the wider community
    Service every day except Sunday
    Espace info, 16 avenue de Gaulle 81000 ALBI - Tel : 05 63 76 05 05
     
  • Travel in the Tarn with lio81
    Tel +33 (0)806 990 081
    e.mail: lio81@laregion.fr
    Bus station 2 Place Jean Jaurès 81000 Albi
    >> Some places to visit by bus: Albi, Castres, Cordes-Sur-Ciel, Gaillac, Montauban etc...

TAXIS

You are looking for a taxi for your trips into town or the region, you want to book a shuttle for your airport transfers, you would like to book the services of a taxi to discover Albi.

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