The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Montpellier to Lyon will cost around $ 66 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.
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1 h 40 m
2 h 9 m
Trains per day
Of the 14 trains that leave Montpellier for Lyon every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 250 km distance in an average of 2 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 14 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||154 miles (249 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$42 (€34)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Montpellier to Lyon cover the 154 miles (249 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $36 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Some of the Montpellier train stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Montpellier Saint-Roch, Montpellier-Sud-de-France and Montpellier. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lyon include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving in Lyon Part Dieu.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Montpellier Saint-Roch and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Lyon.
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