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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Montpellier by bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Montpellier

$55 - $75

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Train  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$150 - $220

Bus and ferry  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Montpellier

$70 - $110

Night bus, train  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the night bus from Florence, Florence to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N523
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch Marseille-St-Charles - Narbonne / ...

$66 - $106

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Montpellier 471.8 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Montpellier  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Montpellier (MPL) FLR - MPL

$123 - $654

Fly to Marseille, train  •  8 h 52 min

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

$126 - $395

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Barcelona (BCN) FLR - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$117 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Montpellier is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Montpellier is to fly which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Firenze Autostazione and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Florence and Montpellier is 593 km. The road distance is 754.9 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Montpellier without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs 45€ - 65€.

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The bus from Firenze Autostazione to Montpellier takes 10 h including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Florence to Montpellier bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Firenze Autostazione station.

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Florence to Montpellier train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Montpellier is to bus which takes 10 h and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 10 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 370.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Montpellier, France?

Eurolines IT operates a bus from Florence to Montpellier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Montpellier via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, and Valence TGV in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Marseille via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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 Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Montpellier bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Montpellier station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Montpellier is 755 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Florence to Montpellier.

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Vueling Airlines, Hop!, KLM and Air France offer flights from Florence Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1387+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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