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There are 4 ways to get from Turin to Montpellier by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

96€ - 150€

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Turin to Montpellier N778 / ...

30€ - 40€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Turin to Montpellier 531.8 km

65€ - 95€

Fly  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Montpellier (MPL) TRN - MPL

124€ - 194€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montpellier is 800 130 000.

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The cost-effective way to get from Turin to Montpellier is to bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Montpellier is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 5h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Turin and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Turin to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Torino Porta Susa and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 14m.

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The distance between Turin and Montpellier is 344 km. The road distance is 531.8 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Turin to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Turin to Montpellier bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Turin station.

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Turin to Montpellier train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Torino Porta Susa station.

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The best way to get from Turin to Montpellier is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 7h 23m.

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  • Distance: 343.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Turin, Italy and Montpellier, France?

You can take a train from Turin to Montpellier via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 7h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Turin to Montpellier 4 times a week. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 25m. Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Turin to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Turin to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Turin to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Turin to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Train operators
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
Renfe SNCF
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Turin to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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There is no direct flight from Turin Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Turin to Montpellier bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Turin to Montpellier train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turin to Montpellier is 532 km. It takes approximately 5h 21m to drive from Turin to Montpellier.

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Air France, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Turin Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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Book your Turin to Montpellier bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Turin to Turin Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs 3€.

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