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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte by plane, car, train, taxi, bus or night train

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Montpellier (MPL) BER - MPL

€63 - €287

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille, drive  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Marseille (MRS) BER - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to La Grande-Motte

€53 - €220

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Marseille, drive  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Marseille (MRS) TXL - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to La Grande-Motte

€99 - €429

Train  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Sud De France Tgv

€260 - €376

Train, taxi  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Sorgues-Châteauneuf-du-Pape to Arles
  4. Take a taxi from Arles to La Grande-Motte

€407 - €569

Bus  •  25h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Montpellier 788
  3. Take the bus from Montpellier Place De France to Pompidou Tad

Night train, train, bus  •  20h 6m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Basel Sbb Nj
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Nimes Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Nimes - Gare Routiere to La Grande-Motte - La Poste 132

Drive  •  13h 12m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to La Grande-Motte 1519.2 km

€160 - €250

Berlin to La Grande-Motte by train and bus

The journey time between Berlin and La Grande-Motte is around 18h 26m and covers a distance of around 1636 km. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 28m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-AG and others, the Berlin to La Grande-Motte service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in GRANDE-MOTTE - poste. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 26m
Fastest journey time:
16h 28m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
87 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:52
Last service departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to La Grande-Motte train and bus schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Grande-Motte is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Grande-Motte is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Grande-Motte is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Yes, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte is to fly and drive which costs €50 - €220 and takes 6h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte is to fly which costs €60 - €290 and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to La Grande-Motte. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Pompidou via Lyon Perrache, Sabines and Montpellier Place De France. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 17m.

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The distance between Berlin and La Grande-Motte is 1212 km. The road distance is 1519.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte without a car is to train which takes 14h 57m and costs €260 - €380.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte, including transfers.

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Berlin to La Grande-Motte bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte is to fly which takes 5h 48m and costs €60 - €290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €260 - €380 and takes 14h 57m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 25h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Montpellier Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Berlin to La Grande-Motte bus services, operated by Transp'Or, arrive at Pompidou station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to La Grande-Motte.
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  • Distance: 1212 km
  • Duration: 5h 48m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and La Grande-Motte, France?

Transavia France and Air France fly from Berlin to La Grande-Motte once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to La Grande-Motte via Offenburg, Strasbourg Bahnhof, Strasbourg, Montpellier Sud De France, and Montpellier - Gare De Montpellier Sud De France in around 14h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Marseille via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Sud De France
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Nimes
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sorgues-Châteauneuf-du-Pape to Arles
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mulhouse to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus
Transp'Or
Phone
+33 4 67 12 35 00
Website
paysdelor.fr
Bus from Montpellier Place De France to Pompidou
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transp'Or
Gard - liO Occitanie
Phone
+33 800 31 31 31
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Nimes - Gare Routiere to La Grande-Motte - La Poste
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Gard - liO Occitanie
Other operators
Taxi from Arles to La Grande-Motte
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
€150 - €180
Taxi Grès
Phone
+33 4 66 20 46 94
Website
transports-nimes.com
Languedoc Taxis
Phone
+33 4 66 23 40 90
Website
taxi-nimesmetropole.fr
Beep Beep Taxi
Phone
+33 4 66 35 42 12

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to La Grande-Motte is 1519 km. It takes approximately 13h 12m to drive from Berlin to La Grande-Motte.

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Transavia France and Air France offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 232+ hotels available in La Grande-Motte. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €8.

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