There are 4 ways to get from Montpellier to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$50 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Barcelona 728 / ...

$19 - $35

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Montpellier to Barcelone 212.7 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Barcelona 212.6 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona is to train which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Barcelona is 284 km. The road distance is 340.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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The train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants takes 2 h 52 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Montpellier to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montpellier station.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 177.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

TGV operates a train from Montpellier to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. SNCF also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Montpellier to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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