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

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Train  •  2h 54m

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

$50 - $80

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Night bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Centre Ouibus

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h

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

$19 - $35

Rideshare  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Montpellier to Barcelone 212.7 miles

$23

Drive  •  3h 18m

  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 night bus which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona is to train which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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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 2h 54m and costs 40€ - 70€.

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The train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants takes 2h 54m 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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Montpellier to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 40€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 29€ and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 177.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Montpellier to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $80 and the journey takes 2h 54m. SNCF also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Barcelona every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 5h. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
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
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Montpellier to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
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
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Montpellier to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Montpellier to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Barcelona is 340 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Montpellier to Barcelona.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Montpellier and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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