There are 4 ways to get from Montpellier to Carcassonne 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  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$28 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Carcassonne Ouibus

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Montpellier to Carcassonne 93.2 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Carcassonne 93.3 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Carcassonne is to train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Carcassonne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Carcassonne is 131 km. The road distance is 149.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

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The train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Carcassonne is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Montpellier to Carcassonne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. TGV also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Montpellier to Carcassonne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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