There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier by train, 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

Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$187 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus via Lyon - Perrache Bus station  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Montpellier

$42 - $62

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Montpellier Aix-en-Provence > Montpellier > Le Barcarès > Perpignan / ...

$124 - $174

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier 620.4 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Marseille (MRS) FRA - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$113 - $335

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Toulouse (TLS) FRA - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$114 - $344

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) FRA - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$134 - $375

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Montpellier, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier via Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier via Aix en Provence and Aix-en-Provence in around 15 h 1 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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$61 - $66
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$61 - $66
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$60 - $95
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 - $70
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Bus operators
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 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Karlsruhe to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Montpellier is 810 km. The road distance is 993 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier is to fly and train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 90€ - 280€.

Is there a direct train between Frankfurt am Main and Montpellier?

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Montpellier?

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Montpellier via Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier?

It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier, including transfers.