There are 9 ways to get from Palma to Montpellier by car ferry, train, car, bus 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, train  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

98€ - 273€

Cheapest option

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 21m

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

54€ - 343€

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Car ferry, drive  •  11h 4m

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

85€ - 245€

Car ferry, bus  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Montpellier 788 / ...

66€ - 218€

Car ferry, bus via Montpellier  •  13h 56m

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

76€ - 223€

Fly to Montpellier  •  8h 8m

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

58€ - 275€

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Barcelona (BCN) PMI - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch

70€ - 191€

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7h 9m

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

74€ - 400€

Fly to Marseille, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Marseille (MRS) PMI - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch

82€ - 262€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palma to Montpellier is to car ferry and bus which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 13h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Palma to Montpellier is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 200€ and takes 6h 36m.

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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 train which takes 12h 7m and costs 95€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 12h 7m 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 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Air Europa, Chalair Aviation, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Palma Mallorca Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1628+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Palma to Palma Mallorca Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Palma to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 460.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 7m

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

Air France, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Palma to Montpellier 3 times a day.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 160€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 160€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 160€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 160€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 130€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Bristol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 470€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 380€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Montpellier via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
75€ - 90€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
37€ - 42€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 31€
1st Class
42€ - 46€
Bus operators
FlixBus

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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Seat
45€
Cabin
87€
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
61€ - 66€
Balearia
50€ - 70€
Lobby Bar
55€ - 80€

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