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There are 5 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Montpellier by bus and ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Bus and ferry  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Montpellier

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Montpellier

$26 - $48

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Marseille-St-Charles - Nice-Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...

$73 - $118

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Montpellier 231.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Montpellier (MPL) NCE - MPL

$125 - $621

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The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Montpellier is to bus and ferry which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Montpellier is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Montpellier. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ventimiglia to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Gare de Nice-Ville and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 1m.

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The distance between Ventimiglia and Montpellier is 301 km. The road distance is 369.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Montpellier without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4h 25m and costs 22€ - 35€.

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The bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Montpellier takes 4h 25m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Ventimiglia to Montpellier bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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Ventimiglia to Montpellier train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Nice-Ville station.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Montpellier is to bus which takes 6h 41m and costs 22€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 7h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 187.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy and Montpellier, France?

Isilines operates a bus from Ventimiglia to Montpellier twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 4h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ventimiglia to Montpellier via Gare de Nice-Ville, Gare de Marseille-St-Charles, and Marseille-St-Charles in around 7h 1m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via Lyon, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Montpellier via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Ventimiglia to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Ventimiglia to Montpellier bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Montpellier station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ventimiglia to Montpellier is 370 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Ventimiglia to Montpellier.

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British Airways and Air France offer flights from Nice Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 1566+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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