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Train Information between Montpellier and Barcelona

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$114 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Montpellier to Barcelona cover the 176 miles (284 km) long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $104 (€84), but the average price of train tickets is $114 (€93). Travelers depart most frequently from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Barcelona Sants.


Trains from Montpellier to Barcelona

Catching the train from Montpellier to Barcelona is an excellent way to travel between the two cities. There are 4-6 direct services on weekdays, and 5-6 at weekends. Trains leave from morning into the evening, and the journey time will be between 2 hours 54 minutes and 3 hours 5 minutes.

Which train companies travel from Montpellier to Barcelona?

Passengers don't have a great deal of choice regarding operators when heading to Barcelona from Montpellier. The only operator on the route is Renfe SNCF, which runs direct daily services.

How long is the train from Montpellier to Barcelona?

Direct trains from Montpellier will get to Barcelona Sants relatively quickly. Expect journey times to range from 2 hours 54 minutes to 3 hours 5 minutes.

How many trains are there from Montpellier to Barcelona?

Trains depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch for Barcelona every day of the week. There should be 4-6 trains on both weekdays and weekends, making it easy to schedule trips between the two cities. The earliest trains tend to leave just after 9:00 a.m. and the final service is around 5:30 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Montpellier to Barcelona?

Departure train station: Trains to Barcelona will always leave from Montpellier Saint-Roch station. Getting to trains shouldn't pose too many problems. For most travelers, the best option will be catching the Montpellier Tramway. Saint-Roch is at the crossroads of Lines 1, 2, and 3, so all parts of the city have direct connections. Walking from the center is an option, and taxis from the Old Town will take 5-10 minutes if the traffic isn't heavy. Those coming from the airport can take the 120 bus straight to Saint-Roch. Leave 30 minutes at least for the transfer.

Arrival train station: Trains from Montpellier will arrive at Barcelona Sants station. Located just south of the city center, Sants has superb connections to the rest of Barcelona. To reach Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, take Line 3 (Green), while Line 5 is useful for reaching eastern and western destinations. Anyone headed to El Prat Airport can also take the Metro. However, the R2 train link is faster, taking just 19 minutes to reach departure terminals. There's no wifi at Sants itself, although cafes in the station offer high-speed connections if required.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Montpellier to Barcelona

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Montpellier to Barcelona. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Montpellier to Barcelona and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Montpellier, France to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel between Montpellier, France and Barcelona, Spain by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Montpellier?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Montpellier before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Spain by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Montpellier is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Montpellier, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/21/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Montpellier from Barcelona here.

How much do cheap trains to Barcelona from Montpellier cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Montpellier and Barcelona for the next 7 days starting from $104 (€84)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to Barcelona from Montpellier?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Montpellier to Barcelona train to cost on average $114 (€93)  one way.
How far is Barcelona from Montpellier by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Montpellier to Barcelona by train to be approximately 176 miles (284 km).
How long is a train between Montpellier and Barcelona on average?
While the time it takes to travel 176 miles (284 km) to Barcelona from Montpellier can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Montpellier to Barcelona train journey time is on average 3 h 5 min.
What station does the train from Montpellier to Barcelona depart from? Which Barcelona train station do I come into from Montpellier?

When departing from Montpellier, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Montpellier Saint-Roch, Montpellier-Sud-de-France and Montpellier. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers book a train from Montpellier Saint-Roch   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Montpellier? Where is the train station in Barcelona?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Montpellier Saint-Roch, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Montpellier. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service between Montpellier and Barcelona?
For the journey from Montpellier to Barcelona you can take a train with Renfe-SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Barcelona from Montpellier on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Barcelona?
Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Montpellier to Barcelona, and you can find a direct train for this route with Renfe-SNCF  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there between Montpellier and Barcelona a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Montpellier to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Montpellier to Barcelona?
The earliest train departing from Montpellier to Barcelona leaves at 11: 46 AM. The last train departing from Montpellier to Barcelona leaves at 3: 28 PM. You can find the latest Montpellier to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets to Barcelona from Montpellier to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Montpellier to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $114 (€93) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Barcelona from Montpellier are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Montpellier
Barcelona
Montpellier Saint-Roch is the most popular Montpellier railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Montpellier for your trip to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: 1, 2, 3, 4
Bus lines: 6, 7, 8, 11, 12
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER L1, TER L2, TER L3, Intercités, AVE