Toulouse Matabiau Train Station

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Here you’ll find information about the Gare de Toulouse Matabiau Train Station, click on the tabs above to get more details.

On the rightenter your departure (Gare de Toulouse Matabiau), destination and travel date, then click the ‘Find trains‘ button and you will receive real time schedules, best price options, travel times and you’ll be able to make a secure reservation online.

Click the ‘BOOK A TRAIN NOW‘ button on the right and you’ll be able to receive real-time booking information from Gare de Toulouse Matabiau train station including: schedules, best ticket price options, travel times. You’ll be able to make an immediate secure reservation and ticket purchase from the official vendor with client service generally in your own language. In most instances you’ll be able to print your own e-ticket or retrieve it from a distributor on arrival in France or have it delivered before departure.

Below, click on the link for your home country to see information in your language and check Real Time Schedules, Prices and Travel Times and make A SECURE PURCHASE.

France and European City to City Train Tickets:

Train travel to and from the gare de Toulouse Matabiau train station offers you downtown to downtown comfortable and efficient rail service. No hassle with early arrivals, delays and luggage security checks. You can take unlimited weight and reasonably bulky items on board. European rail is the way to travel and really see the French countryside.

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Train Passes:

If you are a couple or more people and travelling by train on 3 different days or more (from Gare de Toulouse Matabiau train station or any other French or European train station) in one or a few European countries then buying a European Rail Pass could be to your budgetary advantage compared to ‘point-to-point’ tickets. Click below to see Rail Pass options (Rail Passes can not be purchased in European countries, only overseas.):

USA – Argentina – Australia – Brazil – Canada – GCC Countries – Hong Kong – India – Israel – Japan-Jp – Mexico, Central America, Caribbean – New Zealand – Singapore – South Africa – Rest of the world (English) – Rest of the world (Español) – 中国 – 香港 – 日本 – 한국 – 新加坡

Seat Reservations:

USA – UK – Rest of World. Already have a Rail Pass? You must also have a seat reservation from Toulouse Matabiau train station on cross-border trains, High speed trains (TGV…), a majority of Intercite and night trains. Simply jump aboard other trains and take any seat with your validated Rail Pass.

Groups of 10+:

USA – UK – Rest of World. Direct contact with a multi-lingual rail consultant for special group rates for ten or more travelers from Gare de Toulouse Matabiau train station: Think about family, friends, cruise excursions and anything else from pilgrimages to  Scouts. Study groups to sports teams including concert travel, social and corporate groups. Plenty bonus discounts included for local transport and museum passes. For a groups of sleepers and seats together, reserve well in advance for peace of mind.

France and Europe organized Rail Tours:

No hassle adventure with truly personalized service. All in one package for rail transfers, top-notch hotels and meals. An tour manager in your language and experienced local guides make your vacation a never to-be-forgotten experience. Whatever your taste, Rail Tours has something for you train excursions: Festivals, Short Breaks and Carnivals. For history buffs it’s Cities, Sights and Battlefields. For the ecology, relaxed types: Lakes and Mountains. Plenty of other possibilities: New Year and other Holidays and follow your Special Interest. Talk to an agent now, via this link.

The earlier you book (60-90 days before travel) the better and cheaper the options, not to mention your peace of mind knowing your train travel plans have been settled with a trustworthy, 75 years of experience, company that serves over 5 million customers a year.

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, Intercite. 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’).


Facilities for the Disabled

Assistance Voyageurs Handicapés
Call for information: +33 (0)890 640 650
07.00 – 22.00 every day at least 2 days before departure

This is a free service available in about 400 stations across France. If you require assistance boarding you should turn up 30 minutes before your train leaves. Wheelchairs and boarding ramps are also available if required. More information in French only.

Lost & Found

If you lose or find something. Here’s what you can do:

  1. Call: +33 (0) 8 92 35 35 35 (24/7 8am – 8pm indicate your lost property) In France 36 35 (cost: 0,40 € / minute) #22
  2. Via the web: you need to create an account. In French but understandable
  3. In a station: Details here scroll to end of page

Your lost property is registered and information is available online for one month. Cost of 5€ or 10€ to claim your object.

Luggage storage
There are no luggage storage facilities at this station
Suggestion: Ask a nearby shop to store your bags … and offer them a few Euros

Toulouse Matabiau rail 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

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.

Toulouse Tourist Information Office

Rue Roschach,
31000 Toulouse,

Toulouse Tourist Office is a short walk or underground journey away, close to Capitole station.

Open Hours:

1 June to 30 September –
Monday to Saturday: 09:00 – 19:00
Sundays and bank holidays: 10.30 – 17:15

1 October to 31 May –
Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 18:00
Saturdays: 9:00 – 12:30 & 14:00 – 18:00
Sunday & Bank Holidays: 10:00 – 12:30 & 14:00 – 17:00
Closed on 25 December and 1 January.

Telephone: +33 (0)5 40 13 15 31

Contact: [email protected]


Tourist Activities

The ultimate personalized tour of France. From biking to hiking to wine and gourmet tours you’re pampered and taken care of from start to finish. The no worries, no organization, it’s all taken care of for you vacation. Just sit back and enjoy.


Accommodation around the gare de Toulouse Matabiau train station

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Transport options at the gare de Toulouse Matabiau train station

There are buses and taxis at the exit of the station.

Car Rental

At the Gare d’Aix-en-Provence Train Station you can rent a car from all the major rental car companies. Or, better yet, rent a car online and have it ready and waiting for you on arrival.

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Car Parking

Plenty of car parking is available nearby. You can be assured of a spot by securely reserving your own ahead of time, online.

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