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There are 11 ways to get from Plymouth to Montpellier by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train, plane or night bus

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$354 - $642

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Bus  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Montpellier

$75 - $115

9 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv

$354 - $559

Car ferry, bus  •  34 h 24 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  2. Take the bus from Santander to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Montpellier

$131 - $428

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Montpellier

$183 - $331

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Montpellier

$361 - $457

Train to Exeter, fly to Montpellier  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Montpellier (MPL) EXT - MPL

$473 - $1,014

Night bus to Newquay, fly to Montpellier  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Montpellier (MPL) NQY - MPL

$97 - $428

Train to Exeter, fly to Marseille, train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Marseille (MRS) EXT - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$201 - $855

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$150 - $394

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL

$172 - $524

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Montpellier is to bus which costs £55 - £90 and takes 27 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Montpellier is to train and fly which costs £360 - £800 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Montpellier via London and Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 6 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Montpellier is 604 miles.

The best way to get from Plymouth to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs £270 - £500.

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It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Plymouth to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Montpellier bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Montpellier is to train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs £270 - £500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £90 and takes 27 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Plymouth to Montpellier bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 603.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 47 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Montpellier, France?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Montpellier via London Paddington, Paddington station, Oxford Circus station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 10 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Montpellier via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 27 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Newquay to Montpellier via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to Montpellier via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Exeter to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Marseille via Paris CDG, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Exeter to Marseille via Paris CDG, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Marseille via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Exeter to Montpellier via London City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Newquay to Montpellier via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to Montpellier via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newquay to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Montpellier via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
National Express
Night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Santander to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Montpellier is 1 h ahead of Plymouth. It is currently 12:55 PM in Plymouth and 1:55 PM in Montpellier.

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