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Flights to Carcassonne

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Last minute flights to Carcassonne

Departure Fri, 13 Dec Return Mon, 16 Dec
STN London
TLS Toulouse
return from £22
Departure Sat, 14 Dec Return Sat, 21 Dec
LGW London
TLS Toulouse
return from £82
Departure Fri, 13 Dec Return Mon, 06 Jan
MAN Manchester
CCF Carcassonne
return from £57
Departure Fri, 27 Dec Return Sun, 29 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
TLS Toulouse
return from £360
Popular flight routes to Carcassonne
London - Carcassonne
return from £21

Trips to Carcassonne

Carcassonne travel

Carcassonne is famous for its medieval fortifications, rich culture and locally-produced wine. The city's history dates back to the Neolithic period with traces of human occupation in the area. Recognised for its strategic location, the town was under different rulers from the Romans to the Visigoths, with the latter having founded the city. Several layers of fortification were erected to protect the trading post and to boost security. The medieval fortress is, in fact, so renowned that the economy of Carcassonne counts on tourism as a major source of revenue. Today, flights to Carcassonne have been rising steadily with an influx of guests eager to see the attractions of this lovely city. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Carcassonne!

Things to do and places to see in Carcassonne

The hilltop city of Carcassonne may be renowned for its historic fortress, but it has much more to offer its visitors than medieval architecture. Explore chateaus, visit churches or tour castle ruins. Hike, walk and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Whether you are into history or nature, cheap flights to Carcassonne are fantastic options for a memorable city break or holiday.

When visiting Carcassonne, be sure to:

  • Put aside enough time to visit the beautiful Cite de Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Explore the restored Château Comtal with its expansive grounds and palisades
  • See the Basilica of Saints Nazarius and Celsus with its Gothic architecture; pay special attention to the lovely stained glass
  • Tour the ruins of Château de Queribus
  • Visit the Cathedral of Carcassonne
  • Spend time at Le Parc Australien, a wildlife park and activity centre
  • Attend a winemaking workshop
  • Sample local dishes and taste home-grown wines
  • Check out Porte d'Aude, the second gate of the castle
  • Observe the architecture of Porte Narbonnaise, the main gateway to La Cite
  • Walk on the 14th century Pont-Vieux, the oldest bridge on the Aude River
  • Spook yourself at La Maison Hantee (haunted house)
  • Walk through town and admire La Bastide Saint Louis
  • Take a break from sightseeing and just catch your breath at Place Gambetta
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Carcassonne airports

Carcassonne Airport is the main airport serving the city of Carcassonne and the southern part of Languedoc. It serves ten destinations within Europe and private flights. The airport features restaurants, shops, car rental and parking facilities for guests on trips to Carcassonne.

  • Salvaza Airport, Carcassonne

    Top airlines

    Ryanair operates cheap flights to Toulouse via Salvaza Airport, Carcassonne. Ryanair,

    Location

    Salvaza Airport, Carcassonne, is approximately 55 miles from Toulouse city centre.

    Transport options

    From Salvaza Airport, Carcassonne, TGV trains run from Carcassonne train station to Toulouse. The train station is a short bus or taxi ride from the airport.

  • Toulouse Airport

    Top airlines

    There are a number of large airlines operating flights to and from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport including: Air France, easyJet and British Airways.

    Location

    Toulouse-Blagnac Airport is located five miles northeast of Toulouse city centre.

    Transport options

    For Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, there is an airport shuttle bus that runs to and from Toulouse city centre and the main railway station, Toulouse-Matabiau railway station. The buses run approximately every 20 minutes. Alternatively, passengers can catch the T2 tram line from the airport to the city centre. Taxis are available in the arrivals area.

FAQ's about Carcassonne

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Carcassonne?
The top month to book flights to Carcassonne is January, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Carcassonne flights is June. In third place: May. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Carcassonne, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Carcassonne?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Carcassonne is... August. The next best month to travel to Carcassonne is July. And let's not forget June, the third top choice for when to go to Carcassonne. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Carcassonne is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Carcassonne should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Carcassonne, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Carcassonne departing from over 4 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Carcassonne at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Carcassonne’s airport?
Carcassonne is served by 2 airport[s]. Carcassonne Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 4 cities, such as London, Manchester and East Midlands, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Carcassonne’s airport from the city centre?
Carcassonne’s airport Carcassonne Airport is located 2 miles from the city centre.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Carcassonne city centre?
There are many ways to get from Carcassonne Airport to central Carcassonne:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Carcassonne Airport to Carcassonne city centre when driving is 11 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Carcassonne city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 57 mins

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