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There are 6 ways to get from Montpellier to Basel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Mulhouse Ville Tgv

$149 - $172

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Bus via Montpelier  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Montpelier to Basel

$57 - $87

4 alternative options

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB Tgv

$131 - $165

Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Basel

$55 - $75

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Basel 444.2 miles

$95 - $140

Fly  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Mulhouse (MLH) MPL - MLH

$115 - $606

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Basel is to bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Basel is to train which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 5h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Basel. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11h.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Basel. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Basel SBB via Mulhouse Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Basel is 525 km. The road distance is 710.7 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Basel without a car is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Montpellier to Basel, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Basel bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Basel train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Basel is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs 120€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 11h, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 5h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Basel.
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  • Distance: 327.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Basel, Switzerland?

inOui TGV operates a train from Montpellier to Basel once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $150 and the journey takes 5h 1m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Montpellier to Basel 3 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 11h. InterNorte also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Montpellier to Basel
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Montpelier to Basel
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Montpellier to Basel
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Mulhouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Basel bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Basel station.

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Montpellier to Basel train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Mulhouse Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Basel is 711 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Montpellier to Basel.

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Air France offers flights from Montpellier Airport to Mulhouse Airport.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 15m and costs 2€.

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