Tourné is 2 kms south of the village of Castelnau Durban. The village is on the D117 which is the main road between Perpignan and Biaritz. If you are coming form the direction of Perpignan, fllow the signs for Foix, Tarbes. If you are coming form the direction of Biaritz, follow the signs for Barcelona, Andorra.
Toulouse Airport [Blagnac] 90 minutes from London.
here is a link that shows all destinations, airlines and times of flights to and from Blagnac airport.
Toulouse airport to Tourné: ferry bus from outside airport to train station. Here is a link that shows the times of the ferry bus between the airport at Toulouse Blagnac airport and Toulouse Matabiau railway station. The cost is about €5 per person each way with 3 buses each hour. The jouney time is about 20 minutes outside rush hour when it can take 35 minutes.
From Toulouse Matabiau train station, take a train to Foix. From Foix, a taxi or prearranged transport or a bus to Castelnau Durban. Total journey time from Airport: usually under two hours. The journey by car form the airport is 90 minutes. See below for details of trains from Toulouse to Foix and buses from Foix to Castelnau Durban.
Carcassone Airport [Salvazza]. 90 minutes from London. Here is a link to the Carcassone Airport website.
Those arriving at Carcassone airport will need to go to Toulouse Train station [Matabiau] and thus it is better suited as an airport for those who plan to hire a car. Road journey time to Tourné is under 90 minutes
It is also possiblt to fly to Tarbes/Lourdes airport- 1 hour 40 minutes by car to Castelnau Durban. Here is a link to the Tarbes-Lourdes airport website.
UK to Toulouse by Eurostar-see here for times and general information
here is the SNCF website where you can research train times for all French rail travel.
if you are planning to arrive by train, there are two local stations-we usually recommend Foix but it is also possible to take an SNCF bus service to St Girons from Toulouse.
Local buses run from St Girons and Foix to Castelnau Durban. Go here and click on the St Girons-Foix service. This will bring up a .pdf file of the local bus service between Foix and St Girons. As a guide, buses run twice a day, with no service on Sunday and bank holidays. A bus leaves Foix at 12.30, arriving at Castlenau at 13.00. A bus also leaves at 17.30 arriving at 18.00 at Castlenau. On mondays there is an additional bus that leaves at 07.00 arriving at 08.00. From Foix the bus leaves from by the main post office in the town, about 10 minutes walk from the train station.
Taxis are available at the airport at all times. At Foix train station they are less reliable, we recommend that you contact us in advance with your arrival time and we will arrange for our driver to meet you. [€25 from Foix]
If you arrive by public transport at Castlenau Durban, we will collect you from the village. Just call us in advance to reserve and on arrival and we will come and collect you. [no charge]