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Toulouse is the capital of the Occitanie region and also the most dynamic metropolis in southwestern France.

-> 4th most populous town in France:

The city of Toulouse has 440,204 inhabitants (1.2 million inhabitants including the suburbs ).

No. 1 in Europe and No. 2 in the world in the field of the aviation industry
No. 1 in Europe in the space industry
N ° 1 in France in the field of embedded electronic systems

Toulouse welcomes more than 10,000 newcomers each year.

-> 2nd university city of France:

Toulouse has 110,000 students in 3 universities, 4 engineering schools and 14 colleges. Each year are awarded 8, 000 degrees. It is a particularly lively and dynamic city.

-> A privileged city, ideally located on the axis of communication between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean: 150 km from the Mediterranean Sea, 250 km from the Atlantic Ocean, 110 km from the ski resorts of the Pyrenees.

Interactive map of Toulouse:

Tourist Office of Toulouse:

Region Occitania Pyrenees Mediterranean:



By plane

Paris-Toulouse: more than one flight per hour, a daily flight connects Paris to Toulouse in 1 hour and 10 minutes every 30 minutes.
38 scheduled flights, including 24 international flights (20 in Europe).
16 daily flights between Toulouse and the main provincial towns.
20 daily flights between Toulouse and the main European capitals.
And many other international flights …

Toulouse Blagnac International Airport is located 8 km north-west of Toulouse and 15 minutes from downtown (tel: 0825 380 000).
The site of the Toulouse airport:
Details on all direct destinations can be found at:
A shuttle departs every 20 minutes from the airport to the city center, with four stops in the city center: the Pierre Baudis congress center (Compans Caffarelli stop) – the Jeanne d’Arc square – Allées Jean-Jaurès – and the bus station (next to the train station Matabiau SNCF). You can also take the tram to ‘Arènes’ and then take the metro.
For more information:

By train

The Toulouse-Matabiau SNCF station is located in the city center and is connected to the metro station Marengo-SNCF. It is about 15 minutes by subway from the university.

Toulouse is 5 hours and 30 minutes from Paris by TGV, 2 hours from Montpellier and 2 hours from Bordeaux.

SNCF information: Tel. 08 36 35 35 35

If you wish to book a SNCF train ticket from abroad: Tel. 00 33 8 92 35 35 35

By car

Toulouse is in direct motorway connection with the main capitals of Northern and Southern Europe.

A61 (Carcassonne, Montpellier, Barcelona),
A62 (Montauban, Agen, Bordeaux, Limoges, Paris),
A64 (Foix, Lourdes, Bayonne, San Sebastian), A68 (Lavaur, Albi),
A66 (Pamiers, Foix, Andorra).
Southern France Motorway: Tel. 08 36 68 09 79

Southwestern Traffic Information Center: Tel. 05 56 96 33 33