There are 7 ways to get from Montpellier to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$162 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Zurich Ouibus

$27 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Zurich

$62 - $77

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Zürich 438.8 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Montpellier to Basel, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Basel (BSL) MPL - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$134 - $406

Train to Marseille, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 53 min

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

$120 - $353

Train to Lyon, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$119 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Zürich is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Zürich is to fly and train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 110€ - 360€.

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The distance between Montpellier and Zürich is 554 km. The road distance is 702 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Montpellier to Zürich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every three hours, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Zürich HB via Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Montpellier, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Montpellier to Zürich via Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, and Genève in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Montpellier to Zürich every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF
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 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Montpellier to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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