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Train to Birmingham, fly to Montpellier

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Montpellier (MPL)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Montpellier

Train to Manchester, fly to Beziers

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Beziers (BZR)

Fly Manchester to Montpellier, bus

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Montpellier (MPL)
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier - Sabines TW2 to Montagnac - Centre

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier

  1. Take the train from Stafford to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL)

Train to Manchester, fly to Carcassonne, train, line 656 bus

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Carcassonne (CCF)
  3. Take the train from Carcassonne to Beziers
  4. Take the line 656 bus from Béziers - F. Mistral 3 to Montagnac - Centre

Train

  1. Take the train from Stafford to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Stafford to London Euston
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Montpellier

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Stafford to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Montagnac

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Stafford to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Montagnac

Stafford to Montagnac by train, subway, tram and bus

The journey time between Stafford and Montagnac is around 11h 57m and covers a distance of around 1487 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 8m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Midland, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Stafford to Montagnac service departs from Stafford and arrives in Montagnac - Centre. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

25 Weekly Services
11h 57m Average Duration
€280 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montagnac is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montagnac is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Montagnac is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Stafford to Montagnac is to bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 28h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Stafford to Montagnac is to train and fly which costs £100 - £380 and takes 6h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stafford to Montagnac. However, there are services departing from Stafford Town Centre, Wetherspoons PH and arriving at Montagnac - Centre via Cannock Town Centre, Bus Station, Birmingham New Street Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille and Montpellier - Sabines TW2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 30m.

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It is approximately 1116 km to get from Stafford to Montagnac.

The best way to get from Stafford to Montagnac without a car is to train which takes 11h 57m and costs £230 - £650.

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It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Stafford to Montagnac, including transfers.

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Stafford to Montagnac bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Birmingham New Street Station.

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The best way to get from Stafford to Montagnac is to train which takes 11h 57m and costs £230 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 28h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Stafford to Montagnac bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Map of how to get from Stafford to Montagnac.
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  • Distance: 1116.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 20m

What companies run services between Stafford, England and Montagnac, Occitanie, France?

You can take a train from Stafford to Montagnac via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Intl, Lille Europe, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Gare Saint-Roch, Sabines, and Montpellier - Sabines TW2 in around 11h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stafford to Montagnac via Cannock Town Centre, Bus Station, Birmingham, Bus Mall, Birmingham New Street Station, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Lille, and Montpellier - Sabines TW2 in around 28h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €360
Flights from Birmingham to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €340
Flights from Manchester to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Manchester to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €340
Flights from Manchester to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Montpellier via Isle Of Man, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Beziers
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €420
Flights from Manchester to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €170
Flights from Manchester to Carcassonne via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €170
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Beziers
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €850
Flights from Manchester to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €500
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €130
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€28 - €35
Anytime Day 1st Class
€80 - €120
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€16 - €21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€45 - €60
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€10 - €14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Stafford to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€60 - €80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€150 - €210
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€5 - €8
Anytime Day Single
€10 - €13
Train from Stafford to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€10 - €15
Anytime Day Single
€55 - €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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Beziers
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Carcassonne to Beziers
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Herault Transport
Phone
+33 4 34 88 89 99
Email
info@herault-transport.fr
Website
herault-transport.fr
Bus from Montpellier - Sabines TW2 to Montagnac - Centre
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
Herault Transport
Bus from Béziers - F. Mistral 3 to Montagnac - Centre
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2
Website
Herault Transport
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Lille Bus Station Europe
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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Montagnac is 1h ahead of Stafford. It is currently 9:13 AM in Stafford and 10:13 AM in Montagnac.

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