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from Barcelona to Montpellier

You can get from Barcelona to Montpellier by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Montpellier on Dec 3 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord5h10 02:25PMMontpellier
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$111One-way
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09:15AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord5h10 02:25PMMontpellier
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$111One-way
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11:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord4h45 03:45PMMontpellier
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$181One-way
07:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord5h15 12:45PMMontpellier
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$111One-way
09:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord4h40 02:10AMMontpellier
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$231One-way

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Thu
Dec 2
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$18Flixbus
Fri
Dec 3
$101Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Sat
Dec 4
$111Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Sun
Dec 5
$96Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Mon
Dec 6
$78Renfe-SNCF
$23Flixbus
Tue
Dec 7
$69Renfe-SNCF
$18Flixbus
Wed
Dec 8
$78Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Thu
Dec 9
$69Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Fri
Dec 10
$64Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Sat
Dec 11
$64Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Sun
Dec 12
$83Renfe-SNCF
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Dec 13
$69Renfe-SNCF
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Dec 14
$61Renfe-SNCF
$11Flixbus
Wed
Dec 15
$61Renfe-SNCF
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Dec 16
$61Renfe-SNCF
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Dec 17
$87Renfe-SNCF
$18Flixbus
Sat
Dec 18
$87Renfe-SNCF
$18Flixbus
Sun
Dec 19
$75Renfe-SNCF
$18Flixbus
Mon
Dec 20
$87Renfe-SNCF
$18Flixbus
Tue
Dec 21
$87Renfe-SNCF
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Dec 22
$107Renfe-SNCF
$18Flixbus

Travel Information from Barcelona to Montpellier

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $146
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $78 (€65) • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Gnv or Renfe-SNCF

Take a bus, ferry or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) between Barcelona and Montpellier. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Gnv or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Barcelona to Montpellier.

How to get from Barcelona to Montpellier

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Barcelona to Montpellier there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 62,79% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Barcelona to Montpellier. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Montpellier, France if I’m coming from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Montpellier from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Montpellier, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 12/1/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Montpellier from Barcelona.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Montpellier, France?

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Montpellier restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Montpellier?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Montpellier closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Montpellier from Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to travel to Montpellier from Barcelona including taking a bus, ferry or train.

How do I get from Barcelona to Montpellier the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Montpellier from Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $11 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Montpellier:

A bus is $135 (€113) less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Barcelona to Montpellier costing on average $146 (€122).

A bus is $68 (€56) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Montpellier costing on average $78 (€65).

What is the quickest way to get from Barcelona to Montpellier?

The fastest way to get to Montpellier from Barcelona is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 6 min.

Other travel options to Montpellier can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Montpellier?

The distance is approximately 176 miles (284 km) from Barcelona to Montpellier.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barcelona to Montpellier?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Montpellier is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Barcelona to Montpellier as scheduled services by bus, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and in Montpellier?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Montpellier:

  • Buses mostly leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and tend to arrive in Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines).
  • Trains most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona Sants and arrive in Montpellier at Montpellier Saint-Roch.
Who can get me from Barcelona to Montpellier?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Montpellier, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Montpellier by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Montpellier for $11 (€9) on Omio.
  • Gnv can get you to Montpellier by ferry. You can find a good deal for ferry tickets with Gnv from Barcelona to Montpellier for $146 (€122) on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe-SNCF to go to Montpellier by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Montpellier tickets on Omio for $78 (€65).
Is there a direct service from Barcelona to Montpellier?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Montpellier with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Montpellier with Renfe-SNCF.

Direct services to Montpellier tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Barcelona to Montpellier?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Montpellier often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Marseille or Toulouse. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Montpellier itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Montpellier and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Barcelona to Montpellier one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Montpellier, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $11 (€9) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $146 (€122) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $78 (€65) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Montpellier online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.