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Public Transport, Taxi, cycle, etc.

Bus services

City bus

The Public Transport within Toulouse is managed by Tisseo.
The site of Tisseo has all the routes and time tables for buses.

Airport shuttle service

Transport to and from the Airport to the City Centre is possible by a Fly bus service of tisseo. 
  • The bus runs every 20 minutes and is quite economical.
  • Bus tickets can be obtained on board or from tisseo ticket outlets or from vending machines located in the metro station.
  • The cost for one way trip from city center to airport or from airport to city center is 5 euros.
    • The same card can also be used to travel on 3 different tisseo networks such as bus, metro within 90 minutes from the first punching.
  • For those who are residing in city center and having offices near Airport Blagnac, this service also offeres, 7 days, 31 days and annual pass at reduced rates. These passes allows unlimited travel on all of the tisseo network.
  • Details of tariff, bus stops, time table, etc. are available on this link and here.

Bus service for Haute-Garonne region

  • To travel in the Haute-Garonne region (about 50-70km around Toulouse) there are buses from 
    • Gare Routière, 68/70 Bd Pierre Semard, 31500 Toulouse, Tel: 05 61 61 67 67
  • The link to search the timetables on the different routes is here.
    • This is normally quite cheap (about 2 euros) for travel around the Toulouse region.
    • The contact details for the all the bus transporters is here

    Metro (Subway train)

    There are three subway or metro lines operated by Tisseo within Toulouse

    The website of Tisseo has all the routes and time tables for metro lines.


     The railway station (Gare Matabiau) and the Bus Station (Gare Routiere) are connected by the Metro Ligne A (Stop Marengo SNCF).
      To book your railway tickets in France visit the SNCF website and IDTGV website.

      The TER network is a good choice for travel in the Midipyrenees region.

      More info can be found here.


    Taxis in France do not have a unique colour, they are normal cars with a small light at the Top indicating that it is a Taxi. There are several taxi stands located thoughout Toulouse, day and night, at places such as Place Wilson, Gare Matabiau, and Place Esquirol. During the day only, there are also taxi stands in operation at Place du Capitole, Place Jeanne d'Arc, Place des Carmes and Place St. Cyprien. A trip from Toulouse Centre to the Airport (or reverse) costs between Euros 20,00 - 25,00, depending upon the point of pick-up or destination. If travelling with luggage, a separate fee will normally be charged (about Eur 1 per bag).
     A convenient way to make a Taxi reservation is on the phone. (24 hrs service)

     Taxi Service Provider    
     Phone number
     Taxi radio Toulousain  05 61 42 38 38
     Association Taxis Toulouse  05 61 35 89 00, 06 09 33 25 83
     Capitole Taxi  05 34 25 02 50
     Taxi Aéroport  05 61 30 02 54 or 06 09 30 84 35
     Taxi Toulouse
     06 26 67 05 26
     Taxi Occitan
     06 12 45 757
     Taxi Radio Toulousain
     06 14 23 838
     Leran Andre 
     06 15 39 494
     Allo Association Taxis Toulouse 
     06 21 62 616
     Allo daux taxi 
     06 18 55 168
     Abaca Taxi 
     06 15 32 50

    Transport for Groups

    Here is a small list of travel operators (not exhaustive) who can be contacted for organizing group excursions around Toulouse by Bus. They also have certain pre-planned trips that you can join.

    Bicycle on rent

    Vélo Toulouse

      For a short term rent, from 0 to 30 minutes,  and to move within city limits of Toulouse Velo Toulouse is the best system for hire. There are also plenty of cycle stands in the city.  Each cycle is equipped with a dynamo lights in front and rare, a locking mechanism with dedicated key, 3 speed gears, adjustable seat and carriage case in the front.  You can rent the cycle easily using your credit or debit card. The cost is 1 euro for the day. Other options like 5 day, 31 day and annual subscription of this service is also possible.  For further information  check the website of "Velo Toulouse" .

    Maison du Velo Toulouse

    Maison du vélo
    12, boulevard Bonrepos
    31000 Toulouse
    Tél : 05 34 40 64 72
    Fax : 05 61 71 36 72


    Note: Cycle hire is also possible at La vélo-station Matabiau

     For a long term hire such as 7 days, 31 days or for a year, the association "Maison du velo Toulouse" is the best option. They have more than 300 bicycles including city bikes, VTT, fold-able cycles, etc. The cost is just 5 euros for 7 days. One can also hire helmet, baby seats and insurance against the theft. Apart from this the association also offers training to repair bicycles, etc. For further information consult this web page.

    Maison du velo Toulouse

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