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There are 10 ways to get from Montpellier to Florence by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry 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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Fly Montpellier to Florence  •  6h 32m

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

$123 - $655

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Firenze

$106 - $234

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Train to Marseille, fly to Florence  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Florence (FLR) MRS - FLR

$126 - $396

Fly Montpellier to Bologna, train  •  9h 21m

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

$144 - $517

Train to Marseille, fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$147 - $408

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 58m

  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

$149 - $442

Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  11h 2m

  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

$151 - $216

Train  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de 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 / ...

$114 - $179

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Florence

$114 - $175

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Florence 471.1 miles

$110 - $170

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

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 360€ and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Florence. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at Firenze via Aix en Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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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 11h 2m.

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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 11h 2m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Montpellier to Florence, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Florence is to fly which takes 6h 32m and costs 100€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 11h 2m, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 210€ and takes 13h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Florence.
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  • Distance: 370.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 32m

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

Air France, KLM and Vueling Airlines fly from Montpellier to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montpellier to Florence via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 2m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Montpellier to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $180
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.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
4h 20m
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
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Firenze
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Bus from Montpellier to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze 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 7h 31m to drive from Montpellier to Florence.

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KLM, Vueling Airlines and Air France offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 15m and costs 2€.

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