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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

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

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, train

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

4 alternative options

Train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Montpellier

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Montpellier Sud De France

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Montpellier
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International entry into France from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into France from Germany

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montpellier is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Montpellier is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Germany from France is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Montpellier is to bus which costs €70 - €90 and takes 22h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Montpellier is to fly which costs €60 - €270 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Montpellier via Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 6m.

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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 6m and costs €250 - €380.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Berlin to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Berlin to Montpellier bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Montpellier is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs €60 - €270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €380 and takes 14h 6m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €90 and takes 22h 45m.

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  • Distance: 1216.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

Transavia France, Air France and KLM fly from Berlin Hbf to Montpellier 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Montpellier via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu in around 14h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Montpellier via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
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 53m
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 Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €70
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Montpellier Sud De France
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Montpellier Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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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 Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Montpellier bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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