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There are 6 ways to get from Montpellier to Munich by car, plane, train or bus

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Drive to Marseille, fly  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Munich (MUC) MRS - MUC

93€ - 244€

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Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Munich central bus station N728

50€ - 65€

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Fly from Montpellier  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Munich (MUC) MPL - MUC

93€ - 212€

Train  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv

186€ - 247€

Train via Geneva  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Geneve Ter
  3. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Ec

267€ - 472€

Drive  •  9h 49m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Munich 1035.8 km

110€ - 170€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Munich is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Munich is to bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Munich is to drive and fly which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Munich central bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Munich. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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It is 779 km from Montpellier to Munich. It is approximately 1035.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Munich without a car is to train which takes 10h 43m and costs 180€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Montpellier to Munich, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montpellier station.

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

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Munich is to fly which takes 7h 18m and costs 90€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 250€ and takes 10h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 17h 10m.

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  • Distance: 779.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Munich, Germany?

Air France, KLM and two other airlines fly from Montpellier to Munich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montpellier to Munich via Strasbourg in around 10h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Marseille to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Flights from Montpellier to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Montpellier to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 420€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Montpellier to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
160€ - 390€
Train operators
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Strasbourg to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Renfe SNCF
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 150€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Montpellier to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich central bus station.

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Montpellier to Munich train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Munich is 1036 km. It takes approximately 9h 49m to drive from Montpellier to Munich.

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Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Montpellier to Munich train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Montpellier to Munich bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1930+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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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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