There are 10 ways to get from Munich to Montpellier by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$235 - $298

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 15 min

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

$65 - $120

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Train via Genève  •  13 h 20 min

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

$175 - $367

Bus Eurolines FR  •  22 h 47 min

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

$136 - $189

Drive  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Montpellier 648.4 miles

$130 - $210

Fly Munich to Montpellier  •  8 h 4 min

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

$147 - $327

Fly Munich to Marseille, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$119 - $288

Train to Augsburg, fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Augsburg (AGB) to Marseille (MRS) AGB - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$152 - $249

Fly Munich to Lyon, train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$141 - $327

Fly Munich to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 30 min

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

$124 - $309

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Munich and Montpellier is 779 km. The road distance is 1037.5 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 10 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to get from Munich to Montpellier, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Montpellier train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Montpellier is to train which takes 10 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Munich Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 487.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Munich to Montpellier via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg in around 10 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Montpellier 5 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Munich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Munich to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Munich to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Munich to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Munich to Montpellier via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Munich to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Munich to Toulouse via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Munich to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Munich to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Augsburg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Montpellier via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$21 - $100
First
$55 - $170
Train from München Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Munich to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Munich to Montpellier train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Montpellier is 1037 km. It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to drive from Munich to Montpellier.

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Eurowings, easyJet, KLM and Air France offer flights from Munich Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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