There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Montpellier by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Basel to Montpellier  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Montpellier (MPL) BSL - MPL

$104 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Montpellier Ouibus

$33 - $45

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Fly Basel to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Toulouse (TLS) BSL - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$95 - $326

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$119 - $508

Train to Zurich, fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$146 - $417

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$132 - $171

Train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$160 - $191

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Montpellier

$55 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Montpellier 444.5 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Montpellier is to bus and night bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Montpellier is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 350 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Basel and Montpellier is 525 km. The road distance is 711.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Basel to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Montpellier, France?

easyJet flies from Basel to Montpellier 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Montpellier via Lyon Part Dieu in around 6 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $19
1st Class
$26 - $35
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus

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