There are 11 ways to get from Montpellier to Florence by train, bus, night bus, 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 via Chambery-Challes-E  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$164 - $222

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Bus, night bus  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Florence, Florence N523

$43 - $77

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Train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale Ic
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...

$119 - $187

Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station

$70 - $110

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Florence 471.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Montpellier to Florence  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Florence (FLR) MPL - FLR

$123 - $660

Fly Montpellier to Pisa, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Pisa (PSA) MPL - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$198 - $1,416

Train to Marseille, fly to Florence  •  8 h 19 min

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

$128 - $405

Fly Montpellier to Bologna, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Bologna (BLQ) MPL - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$145 - $520

Train to Girona, fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Pisa (PSA) GRO - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$74 - $238

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$169 - $448

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to fly which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 6 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Florence. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 7 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Florence is 593 km. The road distance is 753.7 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Florence without a car is to train which takes 11 h 7 min and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 7 min to get from Montpellier to Florence, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Florence bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Montpellier station.

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

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to train which takes 11 h 7 min and costs 140€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 14 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 6 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Florence.
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  • Distance: 370.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 7 min

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Montpellier to Florence via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11 h 7 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Montpellier to Florence twice a week. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 14 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Montpellier to Pisa via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Girona to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Montpellier to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
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
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Montpellier to Florence bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station.

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Montpellier to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Florence is 754 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from Montpellier to Florence.

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Hop!, KLM and Air France offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5517+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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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 2€.

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