There are 5 ways to get from Marseille to Montpellier by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...

$29 - $45

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Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Montpellier Ouibus

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Montpellier

$12 - $16

Rideshare  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Montpellier 105.4 miles

$11

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Montpellier 105.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Montpellier is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Montpellier is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Montpellier is 126 km. The road distance is 168.8 km.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch takes 1 h 57 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The nearest airport to Montpellier is Montpellier (MPL) Airport which is 7.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Nimes (FNI) (46.9 km), Beziers (BZR) (53 km), Marseille (MRS) (110 km) and Perpignan (PGF) (126.7 km).

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Marseille to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Narbonne station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Montpellier, France?

SNCF operates a train from Marseille to Montpellier every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Marseille to Montpellier every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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