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Oct 22
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Oct 23
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Oct 24
$115Renfe-SNCF
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Oct 25
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Oct 26
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Oct 27
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Oct 28
$115Renfe-SNCF
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Oct 29
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Oct 30
$115Renfe-SNCF
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Nov 4
$71Renfe-SNCF
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Nov 5
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Nov 6
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$31Flixbus

Travel Information to Barcelona from Montpellier

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $172
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $80 (€65) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Gnv or Renfe-SNCF

Take a bus, ferry or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) to Barcelona from Montpellier. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 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 Flixbus, Gnv or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Montpellier to Barcelona.

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How to get from Montpellier to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Montpellier to Barcelona there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 65,14% 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 Montpellier to Barcelona. 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 international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Montpellier and Barcelona?

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

Can travelers from France enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/21/21. 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 from Montpellier to Barcelona.

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

Return travel to Montpellier, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Spain?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Montpellier, France was last verified on 10/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Montpellier from Barcelona.

How do I reach Barcelona from Montpellier?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€9) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A bus is generally $161 (€132) less than a ferry for the same journey. Taking a ferry costs on average $172 (€141) from Montpellier to Barcelona.

A bus is $69 (€56) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Montpellier to Barcelona costing on average $80 (€65).

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

The fastest way from Montpellier to Barcelona is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 5 min.

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

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

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

What is the distance from Montpellier to Barcelona?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Montpellier to Barcelona is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Montpellier at Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines) and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Trains most often depart from Montpellier at Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona Sants.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Montpellier to Barcelona for $11 (€9) on Omio.
  • Travel with Gnv to go to Barcelona by ferry. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Gnv Montpellier to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $172 (€141).
  • Renfe-SNCF can get you to Barcelona by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe-SNCF from Montpellier to Barcelona for $80 (€65) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Montpellier to Barcelona?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Barcelona 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 Montpellier to Barcelona?
Your trip from Montpellier to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Montpellier to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I purchase Montpellier to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€9) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $172 (€141) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $80 (€65) one way.

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

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