There are 9 ways to get from Palma to Montpellier by car ferry, car, bus, train, ferry 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

Car ferry, drive  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Drive from Barcelona to Montpellier

$98 - $282

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Fly to Montpellier  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Montpellier (MPL) PMI - MPL

$79 - $377

7 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Montpellier

$79 - $257

Car ferry, train  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  3. Take the train from Girona to Port Bou Ir / ...
  4. Take the train from Cerbère to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$106 - $306

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Estació Intermodal to Av. Príncep d'Espanya 351
  2. Take the car ferry from Alcúdia to Barcelona
  3. Take the bus from Barcelona to Montpellier 728 / ...

$88 - $286

Car ferry, ferry  •  25 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Sete

$97 - $276

Fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$82 - $274

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Toulouse (TLS) PMI - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$81 - $439

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Lyon (LYS) PMI - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$103 - $358

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palma to Montpellier is to car ferry and bus which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 14 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palma to Montpellier is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Palma and Montpellier is 461 km.

The best way to get from Palma to Montpellier without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 14 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 5 min to get from Palma to Montpellier, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Palma Mallorca Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Air Europa, Transavia Holland, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Palma Mallorca Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1601+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palma to Palma Mallorca Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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Map of how to get from Palma to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 288 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 5 min

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

Volotea, Air France and 10 other airlines fly from Palma to Montpellier every 3 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $420
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cerbère to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $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
$55 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Tib
Website
tib.org
Bus from Estació Intermodal to Av. Príncep d'Espanya
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tib.org
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 Barcelona to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$53
Cabin
$103
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85
Car ferry from Alcúdia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85

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