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

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Fly to Montpellier  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Montpellier (MPL) CPH - MPL

78€ - 351€

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Marseille (MRS) CPH - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Montpellier

57€ - 193€

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Lyon (LYS) CPH - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

146€ - 329€

Train via Paris  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

368€ - 763€

Train  •  20h 22m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ter

274€ - 422€

Bus  •  34h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Munich central bus station N05
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Montpellier N728

101€ - 126€

Train, night train  •  22h 50m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Sbb Nj
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

230€ - 332€

Drive, car train  •  21h 33m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Montpellier

Drive  •  17h 17m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Montpellier 1943.9 km

230€ - 340€

Copenhagen to Montpellier by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Montpellier is around 26h 34m and covers a distance of around 2201 km. The fastest train normally takes 26h 14m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Copenhagen to Montpellier train service departs from København H and arrives in Montpellier Saint-Roch. Typically nine trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
26h 34m
Fastest train time:
26h 14m
Trains per week:
9
Cheapest price:
421€
Carbon emissions:
116 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:26
Last train departs at:
15:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Montpellier train schedules

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Conditions of entry into France from Denmark

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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montpellier is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montpellier is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Montpellier is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from France.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Montpellier is to fly and drive which costs 420 kr - 1500 kr and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Montpellier is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2700 kr and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Montpellier via Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 46m.

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It is 1478 km from Copenhagen to Montpellier. It is approximately 1943.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Montpellier without a car is to train via Paris which takes 17h 46m and costs 2700 kr - 6000 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Copenhagen to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Montpellier bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Copenhagen to Montpellier train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Montpellier is to fly which takes 5h 34m and costs 550 kr - 2700 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 2700 kr - 6000 kr and takes 17h 46m, you could also bus, which costs 750 kr - 950 kr and takes 34h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 1477.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Montpellier, France?

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Copenhagen to Montpellier 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Montpellier via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 17h 46m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 500€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
180€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Lyon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
190€ - 350€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 30€
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Montpellier Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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Copenhagen to Montpellier train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Montpellier is 1944 km. It takes approximately 17h 17m to drive from Copenhagen to Montpellier.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Montpellier bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 222+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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