How to travel from Montpellier to Madrid

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from Montpellier to Madrid

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

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To get from Montpellier to Madrid on Aug 12 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:15AMMontpellier13h10 02:25PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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01:15AMMontpellier13h45 03:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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Travel Information between Montpellier and Madrid

distanceDistance446 miles (719 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $234
fastestFastest modeTrain • $234 (€217) • 6 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe AVE

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 446 miles (719 km) to Madrid from Montpellier. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Montpellier to Madrid.

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FAQs

International travel from Montpellier, France to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22; 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 between Montpellier and Madrid.

The current restriction level for returning to Montpellier, France from Spain is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Montpellier, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Montpellier from Madrid here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Madrid from Montpellier. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Montpellier is by taking a flight, which costs on average $6 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a flight is about $36 (€33) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $42 (€39) for this journey.

Taking a flight is usually $228 (€211) less than taking a train to Madrid, which costs on average $234 (€217) for the same trip.

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

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 25 min.

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

The distance is approximately 446 miles (719 km) from Montpellier to Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Montpellier to Madrid is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Montpellier at Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines) and arrive in Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights mostly leave from Montpellier and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains from Montpellier to Madrid most often leave from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • You can travel to Madrid from Montpellier by bus with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€39) with Alsa from Montpellier to Madrid.
  • You can go to Madrid from Montpellier by train with Renfe AVE. You'll see cheap train tickets for $234 (€217) with Renfe AVE from Montpellier to Madrid on Omio.

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

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Madrid with Flixbus.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Madrid with Renfe AVE.

Direct services to Madrid 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.

Your trip from Montpellier to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Montpellier to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $42 (€39) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $6 (€6) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $234 (€217) one way on average.

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

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