|Distance||176 miles (284 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||$114 (€93)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Montpellier, France and Barcelona, Spain by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Montpellier is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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