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There are 4 ways to get from Carcassonne to Montpellier by train, bus, rideshare 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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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch Bordeaux-St-Jean - Marseille-St-Charles / ...

$27 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Montpellier Ouibus

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Montpellier 93.8 miles

$10

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Montpellier 93.6 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Montpellier is to bus which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Montpellier is to train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Carcassonne and arriving at Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Montpellier is 131 km. The road distance is 149.8 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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The train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch takes 1h 27m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Carcassonne to Montpellier bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Montpellier is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Montpellier, France?

SNCF operates a train from Carcassonne to Montpellier every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 27m. inOui TGV also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Carcassonne to Montpellier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Carcassonne to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Carcassonne to Montpellier bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Carcassonne to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Montpellier is 150 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Carcassonne to Montpellier.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Carcassonne and Montpellier. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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