There are 8 ways to get from Madrid 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  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ave

$110 - $170

Cheapest option

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 6 min

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

$56 - $155

6 alternative options

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Montpellier

$65 - $95

Bus ALSA  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Beziers
  2. Take the bus from Béziers to Montpellier Ouibus

$59 - $88

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Montpellier 581.1 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 39 min

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

$62 - $222

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 14 min

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

$88 - $241

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 35 min

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

$108 - $296

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Montpellier is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Montpellier is to train which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Montpellier is 720 km. The road distance is 929.7 km.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Montpellier Saint-Roch takes 6 h 27 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Montpellier, France?

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Montpellier once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, Autocares Grupo Samar operates a bus from Madrid to Montpellier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators

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