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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest 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  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Montpellier (MPL) BUD - MPL

$143 - $433

Cheapest option

Fly to Nimes, train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nimes (FNI) BUD - FNI
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$83 - $310

6 alternative options

Fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$111 - $314

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lyon (LYS) BUD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$127 - $363

Train  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$363 - $476

Bus  •  28 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Montpellier 1922

$101 - $171

Bus, train  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Avignon Gare Routière
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch Avignon-Centre - Port-Bou / ...

$136 - $145

Drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Montpellier 997.1 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Montpellier is to bus and train which costs 38 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft and takes 30 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Montpellier is to fly and train which costs 31 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 7 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Montpellier via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Montpellier is 1255 km. The road distance is 1595.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 17 h 35 min and costs 100 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Budapest to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Budapest to Montpellier bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Montpellier train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Montpellier is to fly which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 40 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft and takes 17 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs 28 000 Ft - 49 000 Ft and takes 28 h 39 min.

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  • Distance: 784.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Montpellier, France?

Air France, British Airways and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Montpellier every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Montpellier via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg in around 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Budapest to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Nîmes to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
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 - $32
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 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
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 Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
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
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Avignon Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Montpellier is 1595 km. It takes approximately 15 h 4 min to drive from Budapest to Montpellier.

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Chalair Aviation, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1566+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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