There are 5 ways to get from Toulouse to Montpellier by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...

$35 - $60

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Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Montpellier Ouibus

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Montpellier 718 / ...

$13 - $23

Rideshare  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Toulouse to Montpellier 150.6 miles

$17 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Montpellier 150.6 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulouse and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toulouse-Matabiau and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Toulouse and Montpellier is 196 km. The road distance is 241 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs .

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The train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch takes 2 h 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Toulouse to Montpellier bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Toulouse station.

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Toulouse to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Montpellier is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h.

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Toulouse to Montpellier bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Montpellier station.

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

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 122.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

What companies run services between Toulouse, France and Montpellier, France?

SNCF operates a train from Toulouse to Montpellier every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. TGV also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Toulouse to Montpellier 5 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

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 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
$50 - $85
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Toulouse to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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 Toulouse to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Toulouse to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Montpellier is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Toulouse to Montpellier.

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There are 1504+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Toulouse and Montpellier. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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