There are 3 ways to get from Portbou to Montpellier by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cerbère to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cerbère to Perpignan
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Montpellier 788

$22 - $34

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Portbou to Montpellier 130.4 miles

$28 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cerbère and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Portbou and Montpellier is 144 km. The road distance is 208.7 km.

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The best way to get from Portbou to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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The train from Cerbère to Montpellier Saint-Roch takes 2 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Portbou to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cerbère station.

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Portbou to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portbou to Montpellier is 209 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Portbou to Montpellier.

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Map of how to get from Portbou to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Portbou to Montpellier hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
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 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 - $70
Train from Cerbère to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $25
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 Perpignan to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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