There are 5 ways to get from Montpellier to Florence by train, bus 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 via Lyon Part Dieu  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station Fr

$142 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Genoa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence N523 / ...

$38 - $56

3 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Viareggio Ic
  5. Take the train from Viareggio to Firenze S.Maria Novella Reg

$113 - $178

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to drive which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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The distance between Montpellier and Florence is 593 km. The road distance is 754 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to get from Montpellier to Florence, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Firenze Santa Maria Novella 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 Santa Maria Novella Station via Lyon Part Dieu and Torino Porta Susa Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

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

You can take a train from Montpellier to Florence via Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa Station in around 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montpellier to Florence via Place de France, Montpellier, Genoa, Genoa, Genoa, Florence, Florence, and Villa Costanza in around 13 h 8 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$33 - $36
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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 Viareggio
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Viareggio to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
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 Genoa
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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