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There are 7 ways to get from Montpellier to Cork by plane, night bus, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly from Montpellier  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Cork (ORK) MPL - ORK

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Night bus to Marseille, fly  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Cork (ORK) MRS - ORK

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Train to Toulouse, fly  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Cork (ORK) TLS - ORK

Train, car ferry  •  23h 28m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Morlaix Tgv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port

Bus, bus and ferry via Arad  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Arad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin to Cork, St. Patricks Quay

Bus, bus and ferry  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Deva
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin to Cork, St. Patricks Quay

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 42m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port

Montpellier (MPL) to Cork (ORK) flights

The flight time between Montpellier (MPL) and Cork (ORK) is around 7h 8m and covers a distance of around 1305 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 11m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 25m. Services are operated by Air France and KLM. Typically 27 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 57m
Layover time:
3h 11m
Total time:
7h 8m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 25m
Flight distance:
1305 km
Flights per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€182
Carbon emissions:
264 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
10:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montpellier (MPL) to Cork (ORK) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Cork is to night bus and fly which costs €40 - €120 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Cork is to fly which costs €180 - €600 and takes 7h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Cork. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at Cork, St. Patricks Quay via Arad and Dublin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1h.

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It is approximately 1301 km to get from Montpellier to Cork.

The best way to get from Montpellier to Cork without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 23h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Montpellier to Cork, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Cork bus services, operated by Tabita Tour, depart from Montpellier station.

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Cork bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Cork, St. Patricks Quay station.

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Cork is 1h behind Montpellier. It is currently 6:36 PM in Montpellier and 5:36 PM in Cork.

Map of how to get from Montpellier to Cork.
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  • Distance: 1300.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Cork, Ireland?

Air France and KLM fly from Montpellier to Cork 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Toulouse, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Rennes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Montpellier to Cork via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Flights from Toulouse to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€28 - €100
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Rennes to Morlaix
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€150 - €180
1st Class
€180 - €220
Train from Rennes to Morlaix
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Night bus from Montpellier to Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Montpellier to Arad
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Montpellier to Arad
Ave. Duration
23h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to Cork, St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17
Website
Aircoach
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Deva
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Cork Airport.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 620 bus which takes 25 min and costs €2.

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