Toulouse Matabiau Train Station

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As you step out of Toulouse Matabiau Station, after arriving by TGV from Paris or Lille, you can immediately admire part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site – the famous Canal du Midi opposite. The central Capitole Square is a pleasant 15-minute walk or short Metro ride away. If you fancy a more novel form of transport, you can hail a passing CycloVille cycle taxi.

While there’s plenty to see and do in Toulouse, you can also take advantage of the fast and regular rail links to visit some of the fascinating destinations nearby.

As befits the capital of the Midi-Pyrénées region, Toulouse Matabiau station is an important transport hub. It’s served by regional (TER) and national trains, including TGV, Corail Téoz and Corail Lunéa. It’s also an Auto/Train destination – useful if you want to bring your car here without driving from Paris.

‘Matabiau’ refers to the borough of Toulouse that was named in honour of Saint Saturnin, first Bishop of Toulouse. He was martyred after being dragged through the streets by a bull. The bull stopped at a spot later renamed ‘Matabiau’ – matar (‘the killing’) and biau or bœuf (‘bull’).

Automatic left-luggage:
08.00 – 23.00 Monday – Sunday

Lost & Found:

Tel: +33 (0)5 61 10 14 17
08.45 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 17.00 Monday – Friday

Toulouse Matabiau station has all the services you’d expect from a major national and regional rail terminal.


06.30 – 21.30 Monday – Thursday and Saturday, including Bank Holidays
06.30 – 22.00 Friday and Sunday, including Bank Holidays

06.30 – 20.00 Monday – Thursday and Saturday, including Bank Holidays
06.30 – 21.00 Friday and Sunday, including Bank Holidays

Telephones are available in the station.

Business lounges & waiting rooms:

Waiting room:
03.45 – 00.45 Monday to Sunday, including Bank Holidays

Banks and currency exchange:
There are cash point machines in the station.

The nearest foreign exchange is:
C2E Capitole Exchange
30 rue du Taur
31000 Toulouse
09.00 – 12.30 and 14.00 – 18.00 Monday – Friday
10.00 – 12.00 and 14.00 – 17.00 Saturday

Disabled facilities:
For help with boarding, you should go to the disabled persons’ reception desk at least 30 minutes before departure time.

Tel: +33 (0)890 640 650
03.45 – 00.45 Monday – Sunday

Getting to and from the station –

On foot:
Arriving by train in the city centre means that many tourist spots and hotels are within easy walking distance.

There’s a taxi rank in front of the station, serviced by three operators. A ‘Taxis Touristiques’ (Tourist Taxi) badge means that the taxi offers individual tours of Toulouse, from €40 for 75 minutes.

There are two underground lines – Toulouse Matabiau station is on Line A, which runs through the city from south west to north east.

Airport shuttle:
The airport shuttle runs every 20 minutes between the airport and the coach station, which is next to the railway station. Journey time is around 20 minutes

By bike:
There are bicycle spaces onboard the TGV if you want to take your bike on holiday with you.

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