Montpellier to Lyon train

Wed, Jul 24
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Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Montpellier to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Renfe AVE INT
11:28AM1h52
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
01:20PMLyon Part Dieu
$321One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:41PM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
06:19PMLyon Part Dieu
$621One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:12PM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
06:50PMLyon Part Dieu
$711One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:59PM1h51
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
07:50PMLyon Part Dieu
$851One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV
09:12AM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
10:50AMLyon Part Dieu
$851One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Montpellier to Lyon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:31AM1h53
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
08:24AMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV
09:12AM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
10:50AMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:12AM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
10:50AMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
10:10AM3h43
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
01:53PMLyon Part Dieu
2 transfers
SNCF | TER
11:15AM4h15
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
03:30PMLyon Part Dieu
2 transfers
Renfe AVE INT
11:28AM1h52
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
01:20PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
01:57PM1h53
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
03:50PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV
02:51PM1h58
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
04:49PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:41PM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
06:19PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:12PM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
06:50PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:59PM1h51
Montpellier-Saint-Roch
07:50PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:57PM1h39
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
09:36PMLyon Part Dieu
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Montpellier to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

1 h 38 m

Average

2 h 8 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

250 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Montpellier for Lyon every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:41PM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
06:19PMLyon Part Dieu
$621One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:12PM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
06:50PMLyon Part Dieu
$711One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV
09:12AM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
10:50AMLyon Part Dieu
$851One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:12AM1h38
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
10:50AMLyon Part Dieu
$851One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:57PM1h39
Montpellier-Sud-de-France
09:36PMLyon Part Dieu
$1051One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Montpellier to Lyon

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV INOUI, Renfe AVE INT, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, AVE, Renfe or SNCF (3)

Trains from Montpellier to Lyon cover the 154 miles (249 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 38 min with our travel partners like TGV INOUI, Renfe AVE INT, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, AVE, Renfe or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $16 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $59 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Montpellier-Saint-Roch and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train providers: TGV INOUI, Renfe AVE INT and SNCF | TGV from Montpellier to Lyon trains

Buy your official TGV INOUI, Renfe AVE INT and SNCF | TGV train tickets between Montpellier and Lyon from $16 (€14) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

The SNCF TGV is a high-speed train service operated by the French national railway company, SNCF. It is one of the fastest trains in the world, with speeds of up to 320 km/h (200 mph). The TGV has been in operation since 1981 and is now the most popular high-speed train in Europe. The TGV offers a variety of train types, including the TGV Duplex, TGV Lyria, TGV InOui, and TGV OuiGo. Each type of train offers different amenities, such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and comfortable seating. There are also different ticket types available, such as the Prem's ticket, which offers discounts on certain routes. Onboard facilities include a café-bar, a selection of newspapers and magazines, and a range of audio-visual entertainment. Passengers can also take advantage of the TGV's free Wi-Fi service. The most popular routes for the SNCF TGV include Paris to Lyon, Paris to Marseille, Paris to Bordeaux, and Paris to Lille. These routes offer passengers a fast and convenient way to travel between major cities in France.

SNCF | TGV from Montpellier to Lyon train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $50

Train tickets from Montpellier to Lyon: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 33 €
2 weeks earlier 30 €10%
3 weeks earlier 30 €10%
1 month before 25 €32%
2 months earlier 23 €43%
3 months earlier 25 €32%


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  • Buying your train ticket from Montpellier - Lyon 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Montpellier - Lyon with 2 months in advance you save up to about 43% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 32%.
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FAQs: Trains from Montpellier to Lyon

FAQs: Travel by train from Montpellier to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Montpellier to Lyon.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Lyon can start from as little as $16 (€14) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Montpellier to Lyon is $59 (€51); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Montpellier to Lyon is on average 1 h 38 min   for the 154 mile (249 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lyon from Montpellier by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Montpellier to Lyon leaves at 4: 31 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Montpellier to Lyon leaves at 7: 05 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Montpellier to Lyon without having to change trains with TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. There are 8 direct trains from Montpellier to Lyon each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Montpellier to Lyon with TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Overall you can travel with the following companies: TGV INOUI, Renfe AVE INT, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, AVE, Renfe or SNCF (3).
When taking a train from Montpellier to Lyon, you can count on TGV INOUI, Renfe AVE INT, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, AVE, Renfe or SNCF (3) for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Montpellier to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 05 PM.

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 Lyon, you can end your route in train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Montpellier-Saint-Roch, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Lyon from Montpellier is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 38 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Montpellier to Lyon by train is December.
You have options as you can travel to Lyon from Montpellier 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Montpellier and Lyon

Montpellier
Lyon
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 Lyon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 19: 00
Public transit options for Montpellier-Saint-Roch
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
Montpellier-Sud-de-FranceParkingTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon train station for Omio travelers, but Lyon has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Lyon for your trip from Montpellier.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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