There are 7 ways to get from Montpellier to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic

$65 - $100

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Bus Ouibus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$17 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Agen
  2. Take the bus from Agen to Bordeaux

$31 - $47

Rideshare  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Montpellier to Bordeaux 301.5 miles

$35

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Bordeaux 301.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Montpellier  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Bordeaux (BOD) MPL - BOD

$83 - $245

Train to Marseille, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) MRS - BOD

$67 - $239

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Bordeaux is 381 km. The road distance is 482.5 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

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The train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bordeaux-St-Jean takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Montpellier to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Montpellier station.

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

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Bordeaux is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Montpellier Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Montpellier to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 237.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Montpellier to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Montpellier to Bordeaux twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
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
Bus from Montpellier to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Agen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Agen to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Montpellier to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Bordeaux is 483 km. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Montpellier to Bordeaux.

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Chalair Aviation and Air France offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 879+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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

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

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