There are 8 ways to get from Zermatt to Montpellier by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$155 - $279

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Bus  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Breuil-Cervinia to Torino Bolzano 180
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Montpellier

$97 - $147

6 alternative options

Train, bus, night bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Châteauneuf-Conthey 130
  2. Take the bus from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Annemasse
  3. Take the night bus from Annemasse to Montpellier

Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Montpellier 425.9 miles

$90 - $140

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Montpellier  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Montpellier (MPL) MXP - MPL

$181 - $555

Train, train to Basel, fly to Montpellier  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Montpellier (MPL) BSL - MPL

$192 - $511

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Marseille  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS
  4. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$178 - $451

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Lyon  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$205 - $435

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Montpellier is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Montpellier is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Visp, Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Montpellier is 406 km. The road distance is 681.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Zermatt to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Montpellier train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Montpellier is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 150 and takes 16 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Montpellier is 681 km. It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to drive from Zermatt to Montpellier.

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easyJet, KLM, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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  • Distance: 254 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Montpellier, France?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Montpellier via Visp, Genève, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Montpellier via Breuil-Cervinia, Torino Bolzano, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, and Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II in around 16 h 31 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Montpellier via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Montpellier via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Montpellier via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Basel to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Châteauneuf-Conthey
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $26
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Book at
eurolines.ch
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
Night bus from Annemasse to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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