There are 7 ways to get from Nice to Montpellier by bus, train, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Montpellier Ouibus

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Montpellier

$17 - $30

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...

$57 - $85

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Montpellier 482 / ...

$30 - $44

Rideshare  •  4 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Montpellier 203.8 miles

$22 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Montpellier 203.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Montpellier (MPL) NCE - MPL

$67 - $287

What companies run services between Nice, France and Montpellier, France?

You can take a bus from Nice to Montpellier via Aéroport / Promenade, Nice - Airport, and Marseille - St-Charles Bus station in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Montpellier via Marseille-St-Charles in around 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $50
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport - Terminal 1 to Marseille - Gare Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Montpellier is 273 km. The road distance is 326 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Montpellier is to rideshare which costs 19€ - 21€ and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Montpellier is to drive which takes 3 h 13 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Nice to Montpellier, including transfers.