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There are 9 ways to get from Montpellier to Almería by train, plane, car ferry, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Barcelona, fly to Almeria  •  6h 24m

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

119€ - 280€

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Bus  •  19h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Murcia 262
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Almeria

62€ - 86€

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Train to Marseille, fly to Almeria  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix En Provence Tgv
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Almeria (LEI) MRS - LEI

121€ - 201€

Fly Montpellier to Almeria  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Almeria (LEI) MPL - LEI

132€ - 264€

Fly Montpellier to Oran, car ferry  •  13h 13m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Oran (ORN) MPL - ORN
  2. Take the car ferry from Oran to Almería

82€ - 512€

Train  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria 276

134€ - 225€

Train, bus  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne Intercités / ...
  2. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Almeria

105€ - 164€

Night bus, bus  •  20h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Barcelona Nord Bcn6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Almeria MARROC Viajes Venecia

Drive  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Almería 1121.9 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Almería is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 19h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Almería is to fly which costs 130€ - 270€ and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Almería. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at Almeria via Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Almería. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Almeria via Barcelona-Sants and Madrid-Atocha Cercanias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 41m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Almería is 925 km. The road distance is 1121.9 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Almería without a car is to train which takes 14h 41m and costs 130€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Montpellier to Almería, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Almería bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Almería train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Almería is to fly which takes 6h 10m and costs 130€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 230€ and takes 14h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 19h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Almería.
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  • Distance: 924.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

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

Transavia France, Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Montpellier to Almería 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montpellier to Almería via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Madrid-Atocha Cercanias in around 14h 41m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Marseille to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
Flights from Montpellier to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
Flights from Montpellier to Almeria via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Montpellier to Almeria via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Montpellier to Oran
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Flights from Montpellier to Oran via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 290€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Montpellier to Oran
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Almeria
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Montpellier to Murcia
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Murcia to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Almeria
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Night bus from Montpellier to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Montpellier to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Viajes Venecia
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Almeria
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Viajes Venecia
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Montpellier to Almería bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Almeria station.

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Montpellier to Almería train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Almeria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Almería is 1122 km. It takes approximately 10h 35m to drive from Montpellier to Almería.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Almeria Airport.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Almería. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 620 bus which takes 25 min and costs 2€.

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