There are 6 ways to get from Genoa to Montpellier by bus, bus and ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus Eurolines IT  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Montpellier

$40 - $60

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa to Montpellier Ouibus

$25 - $33

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Genova to Montpellier

$35 - $55

Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...

$92 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Montpellier 330 miles

$75 - $120

Fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Montpellier (MPL) GOA - MPL

$133 - $555

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genova Brignole Stazione FS and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Montpellier is 415 km. The road distance is 528 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Montpellier without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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The bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Montpellier takes 6 h including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Genoa to Montpellier bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Genova Brignole Stazione FS station.

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Genoa to Montpellier train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Montpellier is to bus which takes 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 259.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

Eurolines IT operates a bus from Genoa to Montpellier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Montpellier via Marseille-Saint-Charles and Marseille-St-Charles in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Montpellier via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Genoa to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Montpellier via Amsterdam, Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Marseille-St-Charles to 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
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Genova to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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 Genoa to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
Ouibus

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Genoa to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Montpellier is 528 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Genoa to Montpellier.

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British Airways, Hop!, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Genoa Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1504+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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