There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) by plane, train, bus 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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Fly to Montpellier  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Montpellier (MPL) FRA - MPL

$130 - $360

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Basel, Basel central station 108
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Montpellier

$86 - $113

5 alternative options

Fly to Marseille, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$105 - $311

Train via Strasbourg  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$212 - $264

Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$222 - $260

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Montpellier - Airport Ouibus

$129 - $189

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) 614.3 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Montpellier Airport (MPL) is 800 km. The road distance is 982.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) without a car is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Montpellier (MPL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) is 983 km. It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL).

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Scandinavian Airlines, KLM, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1574+ hotels available in Montpellier Airport (MPL). Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL).
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  • Distance: 500.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Montpellier Airport (MPL), France?

Air France, KLM and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Montpellier Airport (MPL) via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Gare Saint-Roch in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Montpellier via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Montpellier via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
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 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
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Montpellier - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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