There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Strasbourg  •  8 h 1 min

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

$196 - $238

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Train, bus  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Montpellier

$110 - $193

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Train  •  9 h 10 min

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

$209 - $237

Bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Montpellier

$126 - $175

Train, drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Montpellier

$159 - $273

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier 620.4 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Frankfurt to Montpellier  •  7 h

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

$143 - $378

Fly Frankfurt to Marseille, train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$110 - $329

Fly Frankfurt to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$110 - $340

Fly Frankfurt to Lyon, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$132 - $368

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Montpellier  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Montpellier (MPL) SXB - MPL

$147 - $514

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Montpellier via Marseille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 29 min.

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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 Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Montpellier is 810 km. The road distance is 992.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier is to train which takes 8 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 29 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h.

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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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Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 506.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier via Strasbourg in around 8 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier via Marseille in around 17 h 29 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
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 11 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
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $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
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
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
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
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(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
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.

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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
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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
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eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Marseille
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier is 993 km. It takes approximately 9 h to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Montpellier.

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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 1504+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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