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

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Fly from Montpellier  •  11h 4m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nouakchott (NKC) MPL - NKC

Cheapest option

Train to Lyon, fly  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nouakchott (NKC) LYS - NKC

4 alternative options

Night bus to Marseille, fly  •  11h 24m

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

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  12h 19m

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

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nouakchott (NKC) BCN - NKC

Drive  •  6 days 5h

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Nouakchott 11557.3 km

Montpellier (MPL) to Nouakchott (NKC) flights

The flight time between Montpellier (MPL) and Nouakchott (NKC) is around 12h and covers a distance of around 3392 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 35m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 35m. Services are operated by Air France and Royal Air Maroc. Typically four 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:
6h 25m
Layover time:
5h 35m
Total time:
12h

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 35m
Flight distance:
3392 km
Flights per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$584
Carbon emissions:
687 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montpellier (MPL) to Nouakchott (NKC) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mauritania

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Mauritania. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Mauritania.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Mauritania due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Domestic travel is restricted within Mauritania due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Nouakchott is to train and fly which costs €320 - €1100 and takes 13h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Nouakchott is to fly which costs €470 - €1600 and takes 11h 4m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Nouakchott is 3393 km. The road distance is 11557.3 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 4m to get from Montpellier to Nouakchott, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Nouakchott Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 35m and has one stopover.

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Nouakchott is 2h behind Montpellier. It is currently 6:48 AM in Montpellier and 4:48 AM in Nouakchott.

Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Nouakchott is 11557 km. It takes approximately 6 days 5h to drive from Montpellier to Nouakchott.

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Royal Air Maroc and Air France offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Nouakchott Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Nouakchott. Prices start at $100 USD 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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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Nouakchott.
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  • Distance: 3393.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 4m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Nouakchott, Mauritania?

Air France and Royal Air Maroc fly from Montpellier to Nouakchott 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nouakchott via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Marseille to Nouakchott via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Barcelona to Nouakchott via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nouakchott via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Marseille to Nouakchott via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Marrakech, Casablanca
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Marrakech, Casablanca
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Barcelona to Nouakchott via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Nouakchott via Madrid, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Madrid, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Madrid, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Barcelona to Nouakchott via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Nouakchott via Madrid, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Nouakchott via Rome, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Mauritania Airlines
Website
mauritaniaairlines.mr
Flights from Marseille to Nouakchott via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,600
Flights from Marseille to Nouakchott via Tunis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,800
Flights from Barcelona to Nouakchott via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Marseille to Nouakchott via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Tunis
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Tunis
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Toulouse to Nouakchott via Algiers
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $4,200
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Algiers
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $4,300
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from Lyon to Nouakchott via Blaise Diagne
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
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.

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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
$35 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
Rail 1st Class
$45 - $70
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
$55 - $70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $80
Renfe SNCF
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
$10 - $13
Website
Blablabus

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