How to get from Lyon to Montpellier by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Lyon to Montpellier is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||154 miles (249 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$9 - $40|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $9 (€8) • 4 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $40 (€35) • 2 h 3 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Travel 154 miles (249 km) by bus or train to Montpellier from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lyon to Montpellier.
You can travel by bus for as low as $7 (€6). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
There are 2 travel options from Lyon to Montpellier: bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Montpellier is a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).
This is compared to other travel options from Lyon to Montpellier:
Taking a bus costs $31 (€27) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $40 (€35).
The quickest way to travel to Montpellier from Lyon is by train, which takes on average 2 h 3 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Bus takes 4 h 10 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 154 miles (249 km) between Lyon and Montpellier.
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Montpellier is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Montpellier from Lyon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Montpellier:
The following travel companies offer services from Lyon to Montpellier:
Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Montpellier with the following travel companies:
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.
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