There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Montpellier by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Montpellier  •  8 h 25 min

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

$143 - $433

Cheapest option

Fly to Nimes, train  •  13 h 57 min

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

$83 - $310

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 24 min

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

$110 - $314

Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 1 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  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$421 - $583

Bus  •  28 h 38 min

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

$101 - $171

Bus, train  •  30 h 57 min

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

$137 - $146

Drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Montpellier 997.1 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

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 38 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 Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 11 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 19 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 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 8 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 784.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

Transavia Holland, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Montpellier every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Montpellier via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Est, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 19 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 London Stansted
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 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 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 - $100
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 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 - $130
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$116
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Budapest to Montpellier train services, operated by 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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Transavia Holland, Eurowings, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1504+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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