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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Montpellier by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Montpellier  •  5h 24m

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

80€ - 189€

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Bus  •  25h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station Berlin - Bus station > Nuremberg > Munich - Bus station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Montpellier N728

68€ - 99€

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Marseille (MRS) BER - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix En Provence Tgv to Montpellier Saint-Roch

85€ - 279€

Train  •  14h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

238€ - 355€

Night train, train  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Nj
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

289€ - 489€

Drive  •  13h 15m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Montpellier 1527.5 km

160€ - 250€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montpellier is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Montpellier is to bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 25h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Montpellier is to fly which costs 80€ - 190€ and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Bus Station and arriving at Montpellier via Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 3m.

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It is 1216 km from Berlin to Montpellier. It is approximately 1527.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 14h 3m and costs 230€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Berlin to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Berlin to Montpellier bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Bus Station.

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Berlin to Montpellier train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Montpellier is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs 80€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 360€ and takes 14h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 25h 40m.

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  • Distance: 1216.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Montpellier, France?

Transavia France, KLM and Air France fly from Berlin to Montpellier twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Montpellier via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu in around 14h 3m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 260€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
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€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 150€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Aix En Provence Tgv to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 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 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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
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 Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
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 Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Berlin to Montpellier train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Montpellier is 1527 km. It takes approximately 13h 15m to drive from Berlin to Montpellier.

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

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Book your Berlin to Montpellier bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Montpellier. 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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