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from Montpellier to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Montpellier to Zurich on Jan 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:33PMMontpellier7h53 10:26PMZürich HB
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$1651One-way
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02:33PMMontpellier7h53 10:26PMZürich HB
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$1651One-way
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12:33PMMontpellier7h53 08:26PMZürich HB
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$1901One-way
03:18PMMontpellier Saint-Roch7h08 10:26PMZürich HB
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$2011One-way
11:47AMMontpellier Saint-Roch8h39 08:26PMZürich HB
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$1951One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$165SNCF | TGV Lyria
$235Air France
Sat
Jan 22
$102SNCF | TGV Lyria
$156Air France
Mon
Jan 24
$100SNCF | Intercités de nuit
$184Air France
Tue
Jan 25
$111SNCF | TGV Lyria
$157Air France

Travel Information between Montpellier and Zurich

distanceDistance343 miles (553 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$218 - $258
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $218 (€180) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $218 (€180) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a flight or train to travel 343 miles (553 km) between Montpellier and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $218 (€180). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are HOP! Or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Montpellier to Zurich.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Montpellier, France?

Travel from Montpellier, France to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Montpellier restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich, Switzerland from Montpellier?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Montpellier to Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Montpellier, France from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is my journey back to Montpellier from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Montpellier, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Montpellier from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Montpellier to Zurich?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Montpellier to Zurich. You can take a flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Montpellier is by taking a flight, which costs on average $218 (€180).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A flight is generally $39 (€33) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $258 (€213) from Montpellier to Zurich.

What is the fastest way to get from Montpellier to Zurich?

The fastest way from Montpellier to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 8 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Montpellier to Zurich?

Zurich is approximately 343 miles (553 km) away from Montpellier.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Montpellier to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Montpellier to Zurich is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Montpellier and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Montpellier at Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Zurich at Zürich HB.

Which travel companies can get me from Montpellier to Zurich?

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

  • Travel with HOP! To go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Montpellier to Zurich tickets on Omio for $218 (€180).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV Lyria Montpellier to Zurich tickets on Omio for $258 (€213).

Can I find a direct route between Montpellier and Zurich?

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

  • You'll find 5 direct trains a day to Zurich with.

Direct services to Zurich 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 other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Montpellier to Zurich?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Montpellier to Zurich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Montpellier and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Montpellier to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $218 (€180) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $258 (€213) one way for this journey.

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