There are 11 ways to get from Bucharest to Montpellier by plane, train, 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.

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Fly to Montpellier  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Montpellier (MPL) OTP - MPL

$163 - $704

Cheapest option

Bus Amring  •  34 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Montpellier

$81 - $111

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Marseille (MRS) OTP - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$131 - $311

Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Lyon (LYS) OTP - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$127 - $285

Fly to Nimes, train  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Nimes (FNI) OTP - FNI
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$104 - $381

Fly to Nice, train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Nice (NCE) OTP - NCE
  2. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$151 - $347

Bus, train  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...

$244 - $344

Bus Tabita Tour  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Montpellier

$85 - $110

Train  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$432 - $598

Bus FlixBus  •  45 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Montpellier 1922

$145 - $257

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Montpellier 1425.5 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Montpellier is to bus which costs $85 - $110 and takes 34 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Montpellier is to fly and train which costs $120 - $290 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucureşti and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Wien Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Montpellier is 1774 km. The road distance is 2280.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Montpellier without a car is to bus and train which takes 29 h 15 min and costs $240 - $350.

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Bucharest to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Montpellier bus services, operated by Tabita Tour, depart from Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest to Montpellier train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Montpellier is to fly which takes 9 h 46 min and costs $160 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 34 h 46 min, you could also train, which costs $430 - $600 and takes 35 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Montpellier bus services, operated by Tabita Tour, arrive at Montpellier station.

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  • Distance: 1108.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Montpellier, France?

Air France, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Bucharest to Montpellier every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amring operates a bus from Bucharest to Montpellier once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 33 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nimes via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Montpellier via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$27 - $33
Train from Antibes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Ruse to Marseille
Ave. Duration
23 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
34 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
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 Ploiești to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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