How to travel from Barcelona to Montpellier

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from Barcelona to Montpellier

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

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To get from Barcelona to Montpellier on Dec 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord4h40 02:10AMMontpellier
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09:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord4h40 02:10AMMontpellier
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12:30AMBarcelona5h45 06:15AMMontpellier
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09:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord4h15 01:15AMMontpellier
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801One-way
09:10AMBarcelona Sants3h16 12:26PMMontpellier
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1011One-way

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Montpellier

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $240
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€43) • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $72 (€65) • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, Gnv or Renfe

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) to Montpellier from Barcelona. 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 $48 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International, Gnv or Renfe 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

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Montpellier, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Montpellier, France?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Montpellier?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Montpellier here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Barcelona and Montpellier including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Montpellier is by taking a bus with an average price of $48 (€43).

This is compared to other travel options to Montpellier:

A bus is $192 (€175) less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Barcelona to Montpellier costing on average $240 (€218).

A bus is generally $24 (€22) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $72 (€65) from Barcelona to Montpellier.

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

There are alternative travel options to Montpellier that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 5 min.

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

Montpellier is approximately 176 miles (284 km) away from Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Montpellier is:

  • 14 buses per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and 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.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Montpellier:

  • You can travel by bus to Montpellier from Barcelona with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Barcelona to Montpellier tickets for $48 (€43) on Omio.
  • You can go to Montpellier from Barcelona by ferry with Gnv. You'll see cheap ferry tickets for $240 (€218) with Gnv from Barcelona to Montpellier on Omio.
  • You can go to Montpellier from Barcelona by train with Renfe. You'll see cheap train tickets for $72 (€65) with Renfe from Barcelona to Montpellier on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International with 13 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 3 direct trains per day with Renfe or Renfe AVE.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Montpellier? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Montpellier usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Marseille or Toulouse. If you're looking to explore Paris, Marseille or Toulouse from Montpellier, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Barcelona to Montpellier, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $48 (€43) one way.
  • A ferry ticket costs $240 (€218) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $72 (€65) one way.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Montpellier tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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