The main airport serving Toulouse, France is Toulouse International Airport. The airport is sometimes referred to as Toulouse Blagnac Airport as it is located in Blagnac, third-largest suburb of Toulouse city.
It is the main hub for airlines Air France and EasyJet. Every year, the airport welcomes over seven million passengers. It has four halls located within a single terminal building: Halls A, B, C and D.
Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France with a population of over a million residents. Rich in cultural and religious attractions, this dynamic and vibrant city is not only home to two world heritage sites: Canal Du Midi and Basilica of St. Sernin, but also act as the headquarters for the assembly of Airbus.
Situated 6.7km from Toulouse, the fastest way to get from the city centre to the airport is via the Flybus airport shuttle. The service runs from 5am to 9.20pm everyday and buses depart every 20 minutes. The journey time takes around 20 minutes. When bus services are unavailable, you can take taxis, albeit a more expensive alternative.
Where to go
Paris, France Around an hour’s flight away is Paris. Head to the France’s lively capital city, home to over 12 million people. Must-visit places in the city includes the Eiffel Tower and the splendid Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral. Iconic museums like Musée d'Orsay and the Louvre are also scattered across the amorous city. Within walking distance from the Louvre lies the scenic Tuileris Garden. Visit Paris’s famous street: Champs-Élysées, where Arc de triomphe stands.
Visit the Palais Longchamp, a monument housing the city's musée des beaux-arts and natural history museum. Take a stroll along the picturesque Parc
Longchamp, a park surrounding the monument. Sail down Marseille’s breath-taking calanques. Religious attractions include Marseille Cathedral and Notre-Dame de la Garde.
Less than an hour’s flight away lies the rich cultural city of Bordeoux. The cityscape is adorned with contemporary and baroque architecture and 18th century buildings. Sights not to be missed are Church of Notre-Dame and Esplanade des Quinconces. Catch a performance in the Grand Theatre. The royal square overlooks the largest Quay Mirror in the world. If time permits, why not join a guided tour in the vineyard and sample the renowned Bordeoux wine?
For mid-haul flights, look to Istanbul! Often mistaken for Turkey’s capital, Istanbul’s allure lies in its historic centre, listed as a world heritage site. Attractions in the city include the Blue Mosque, Grand bazaar, Bebek village, Basilica Cistern and Fortress of Europe.
Scores of stunning beaches line along this island located in the Mediterranean Sea. Head to Formentera, the acclaimed sister island of Ibiza. Swim in the pristine, turqoise waters and lounge by the white, sandy beaches. This sunny island buzzes with water activities like waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing, parasailing, banana boat and even diving! Patronize the numerous colourful, Hippy Markets selling from jewelleries to clothes strewn across the island.
The flight to Frankfurt, Germany’s 5th largest city takes around 1.5 hours. Iconic landmarks like Römerberg, Haus Wertheim, Alte Oper, Frankfurt Cathedral and Saint Paul’s Church make up the historical city’s landscape. More than 20 museums, each adopting different themes from natural history to German films can also be found along the Main river. Nature lovers can also make a trip to the scenic Palmengarten.
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