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There are 6 ways to get from Montpellier to Cannes by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$60 - $92

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Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Cannes Ouibus

$15 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Cannes, Cannes N728 / ...

$19 - $35

Rideshare  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Montpellier to Cannes 187 miles

$21

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Cannes 186.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nice (NCE) MPL - NCE

$123 - $619

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Cannes is to bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Cannes is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Cannes, Cannes. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Cannes is 253 km. The road distance is 299 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Montpellier to Cannes, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Cannes is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 157.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Montpellier to Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles in around 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Cannes twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Montpellier to Cannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Montpellier to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes, Cannes station.

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Montpellier to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Cannes is 299 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Montpellier to Cannes.

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Hop!, KLM and Air France offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Montpellier to Cannes train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Montpellier to Cannes bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4334+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Montpellier and Cannes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 15 min and costs 2€.

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