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There are 4 ways to get from Montpellier to Sils by train, bus or car

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  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Girona



  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Girona

Train via Cerbère

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Port-Bou
  2. Take the train from Port-Bou to Sils


  1. Drive from Montpellier to Sils

Montpellier to Sils by train

The train journey time between Montpellier and Sils is around 2h 58m and covers a distance of around 272 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 49m. Operated by Renfe SNCF and Renfe Viajeros, the Montpellier to Sils train service departs from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrives in Sils. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 41m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
2h 58m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 49m
Train distance:
272 km
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

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Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montpellier to Sils train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Sils is to bus which costs €20 - €26 and takes 4h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Sils is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Sils. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Sils via Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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It is 221 km from Montpellier to Sils. It is approximately 264.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Sils without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Montpellier to Sils, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Sils train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Sils is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs €45 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €26 and takes 4h 23m.

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Montpellier to Sils train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Girona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Sils is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Montpellier to Sils.

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  • Distance: 220.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Sils, Spain?

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Girona twice daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Girona 4 times a week. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
Renfe 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
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Port-Bou
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
5 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €55
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
902 320 320
Train from Port-Bou to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators

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
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Montpellier to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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