Getting around Toulouse

How to get around Toulouse? With its 2 lines, line A and line B, the metro is the fastest way to get around Toulouse. The bus and tram network is also ideal for getting around the city. Bicycles are the ideal way to get around the city centre without hindrance.

Public transports

By metro, bus or tram, the public transport network in the Toulouse metropolitan area allows tourists and locals to get around very easily with one single ticket. Tisséo is the company that runs public transport services in Toulouse.

The metro

With its 2 metro lines, A and B, Toulouse benefits from a very fast and comfortable means of travel, guaranteed to be free of traffic jams! The Toulouse metro is an automatic, driverless metro with secure platforms.
The many stations in the city centre allow you to enjoy the sites and museums without tiring your feet too much.

Car parks + metro: a winning combination if you want a hassle-free visit.

Some metro stations offer free parking to passengers under certain conditions. Located on strategic routes, you can park your car and travel around the city by bus and metro. Wherever you are in Toulouse, there will always be a bus stop or metro station nearby to facilitate your return journey and get you back to your vehicle.
These park-and-ride facilities are indicated by a blue sign with the P+R logo.

Find out more about Tisséo’s park-and-ride facilities and parking offers.


The T1 tram line serves the Aeroscopia aeronautical museum and the MEETT exhibition and convention centre.
The tramway line provide a link with line A of the metro at Arènes station, which will take you to the main city centre stations such as Capitole or Jean-Jaurès.


More than a hundred bus routes criss-cross the city and the surrounding area, providing a very efficient service to the entire region. Like everywhere else, buses display their number and destination on the front of the vehicle.

Linéo buses are double “accordion” buses that provide a link between the communes of the metropolitan area and the metro or tram stations. They are marked with an L and the bus number. With very frequent service, these buses bring the whole metropolitan area within a stone’s throw of the Place du Capitole, offering passengers a high quality of service and comfort.


Board Téléo which connects Oncopole to Paul Sabatier University, stopping at Rangueil hospital in less than 10 minutes. Fly over the Garonne and take full advantage of the exceptional view! Find out more about the Téléo urban cable car.

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Where can you buy your public transport ticket?

At the ticket office of certain stations: Arènes – Balma-Gramont – Basso Cambo – Borderouge – Jean Jaurès – Marengo-SNCF.
At ticket machines in all métro and Tramway stations.
Directly from the bus driver (exact change only).
On your smartphone with the Tisséo app.
Bus and metro count as one journey! A single ticket allows you to use 4 different connecting lines over a period of 1 hour (1½ hours if using the Airport Shuttle) from the first time the ticket is validated.

Good tip

Transport + sightseeing

With the Pass Tourisme, you can take advantage of a 10-journey travel pass for the whole of the city, as well as free tickets and discounts at various sites, museums and visitor activities.