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from Basel to Montpellier

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Montpellier on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:21AMBasel SBB5h33 12:54PMMontpellier Saint-Roch
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$1111One-way
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07:21AMBasel SBB5h33 12:54PMMontpellier Saint-Roch
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$1111One-way
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04:21PMBasel SBB5h44 10:05PMMontpellier Saint-Roch
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$1531One-way
09:21AMBasel SBB6h34 03:55PMMontpellier
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$1601One-way
02:34PMBasel SBB5h31 08:05PMMontpellier Saint-Roch
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$1901One-way

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Fri
Dec 10
$111SNCF | TGV INOUI
$70Flixbus
$202HOP!
Sat
Dec 11
$78SNCF | TGV INOUI
$61Flixbus
$105HOP!
Sun
Dec 12
$92SNCF | TGV INOUI
$59Flixbus
$52easyJet
Mon
Dec 13
$104SNCF | TGV INOUI
$61Flixbus
$161KLM
Tue
Dec 14
$80SNCF | TGV INOUI
$52Flixbus
$226Air France
Sat
Dec 18
$111SNCF | TGV INOUI
$98Flixbus
$150HOP!
Mon
Dec 20
$110SNCF | TGV INOUI
$86Flixbus
$161HOP!
Tue
Dec 21
$97SNCF | TGV INOUI
$115Flixbus
$294Air France
Wed
Dec 22
$249SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$66Flixbus
$436HOP!
Thu
Dec 23
$246SNCF | TGV INOUI
$109Flixbus
$302HOP!
Fri
Dec 24
$99SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$59easyJet
Sun
Dec 26
$111SNCF | TGV INOUI
$86Flixbus
$200HOP!
Mon
Dec 27
$133SNCF | TGV INOUI
$109Flixbus
$302HOP!
Tue
Dec 28
$111SNCF | TGV INOUI
$91Flixbus
$250HOP!
Wed
Dec 29
$92SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$147HOP!

Travel Information to Montpellier from Basel

distanceDistance325 miles (524 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $73
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 325 miles (524 km) by flight, bus or train from Basel to Montpellier. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Basel to Montpellier.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Montpellier, France from Basel, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Basel, Switzerland to Montpellier, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Montpellier if traveling from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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

What measures do I need to follow in Montpellier, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/8/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Montpellier from Basel.

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

The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Basel from Montpellier restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland 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 Switzerland was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Montpellier closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Basel to Montpellier?

There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Montpellier: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Montpellier?

The cheapest way to travel from Basel to Montpellier is by taking a flight with an average price of $48 (€40).

This is compared to other travel options to Montpellier:

A flight is $25 (€21) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Basel to Montpellier costing on average $73 (€61).

Taking a flight is usually $17 (€14) less than taking a train to Montpellier, which costs on average $65 (€54) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Basel to Montpellier?

The fastest way to get to Montpellier from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Montpellier can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 32 min   on average.

What is the distance from Basel to Montpellier?

You should expect to travel around 325 miles (524 km) between Basel and Montpellier.

How many services a day are there to Montpellier from Basel?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Montpellier is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Basel? Where do I arrive in Montpellier?

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

  • Flights from Basel to Montpellier most often leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Montpellier.
  • Buses from Basel to Montpellier most often leave from Basel and arrive in Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines).
  • Trains mostly depart from Basel SBB and arrive in Montpellier Saint-Roch.

Which travel companies can get me from Basel to Montpellier?

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

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Montpellier. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Basel to Montpellier tickets on Omio for $48 (€40).
  • Flixbus can take you to Montpellier by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Basel to Montpellier for $73 (€61).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Montpellier by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Basel to Montpellier tickets on Omio for $65 (€54).

Is there a way to travel directly from Basel to Montpellier?

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

  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to take to Montpellier with.

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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Basel to Montpellier?

Many of our customers traveling from Basel to Montpellier don't make Montpellier their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Montpellier are Paris, Barcelona or Marseille, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Montpellier to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Basel to Montpellier tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $48 (€40) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $73 (€61) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $65 (€54) one way.

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

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