Like most major French cities, Toulouse also has a developed transport network. Find out more in this article.
If you are planning to settle in Toulouse, you will probably wonder how to move around the city, whether to go to work, shopping, sightseeing, take your children to school, etc. In fact, the city hosts a developed and practical public transport network, including buses, subway, tramway, taxis, etc, which can take you anywhere at affordable rates.
Known as Tisséo, the Toulouse bus network consists of more than 80 lines. Some of these lines are available at night, that is from 9.30 pm to 1 am the next day on Friday and Saturday and from 9.30 pm to midnight from Sunday to Thursday. This applies to the following lines: 2, 10, 12, 16, 22, 38, 66, 79, 81, 88 and TAD 106, 119 and 120.
The subway network comprises three lines: A, B and C.
The first trains generally start at around 5.15 am. The network is operational until midnight from Sunday to Thursday and till 3 am on Friday and Saturday.
The tramway network's schedule is available on the Toulouse official portal.
Lines T1 and T2 are connected to subway Line A (Basso Cambo / Balma Gramont) and line B (Ramonville / Borderouge). To switch from tramway to subway, you have to stop at the Arènes station to board on line C (TER – SNCF). Find more information on the Tram Tisseo website (provided in the useful links below).
The Mobibus is specially intended for the disabled. Advance booking is recommended. A single trip generally costs around 3€ while the ticket book, which costs 27€ will allow you to travel through the region's 86 municipalities.
The city-center shuttle is intended to people who wish to travel across the city-center. Note that this shuttle bus is free of charge and is available from Monday to Saturday as from 9 am and until 7 pm every 10 minutes. You will find a map here.
The city's public transport network is operational till late at night so as to allow everyone reach home safely.
Bus lines 2, 10, 12, 22, 38, 78, 79, 81 and 88 are available as from 9.30 pm on Friday, from 9.30 pm to 1 am on Saturday and from 9.30 pm to midnight from Sunday to Thursday.
Tram lines, for their part, are available from 9.30 pm to 1 am on Friday and Saturday and from 9.30 pm to midnight from Sunday to Thursday.
As regards subway lines, these are available from 9.30 pm to 3 am on Friday and Saturday and as from 9.30 pm until midnight from Sunday to Thursday.
Night owls will be delighted to know that Toulouse also provides a special service for those who enjoy going out at night. Known as the Noctambus, this service is available on Thursday and Friday from 1 am to 4 am. Note that departure is scheduled every hour at Marengo-SNCF (the last one at 4 am) towards university campuses. Moreover, the Noctambus is operational as from the start of the academic year in September until the 30th of June.