There are 9 ways to get from Chamonix to Montpellier by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix City Center to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$59 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix City Center to Annecy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Montpellier Ouibus

$19 - $27

7 alternative options

Bus, train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix City Center to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$67 - $111

Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Bellegarde(Ain)
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$73 - $124

Bus, night bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva to Montpellier N788

$32 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Montpellier 282.6 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Geneva, fly to Montpellier  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Domancy to Geneva - airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Montpellier (MPL) GVA - MPL

$106 - $809

Bus to Lyon, fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix City Center to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$105 - $380

Bus to Geneva, fly to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Domancy to Geneva - airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$82 - $269

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

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Montpellier via Annecy in around 7 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Montpellier via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Bellegarde(Ain), and Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 16 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $29
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$39 - $42
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$39 - $42
1st Class
$45 - $80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$58 - $63
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$58 - $63
1st Class
$70 - $120
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $26
1st Class
$29 - $50
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Chamonix City Center to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Domancy to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix City Center to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Geneva to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chamonix and Montpellier is 349 km. The road distance is 452 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Montpellier is to bus which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 7 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Montpellier is to drive which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Bellegarde(Ain) and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Chamonix City Center and arriving at Montpellier via Annecy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Chamonix to Montpellier, including transfers.