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Montpellier to Bordeaux by train

The journey from Montpellier to Bordeaux by train is 236.72 mi and takes 6 hr 22 min. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:07 AM and the last at 9:44 PM. It is possible to travel from Montpellier to Bordeaux by train for as little as $23.61 or as much as $178.59. The best price for this journey is $23.61.

Lowest Price$23.61
Journey Duration6 hr 22 min
Connection per Day18
Lowest Price$23.61
Highest Price$178.59
First Departure6:07 AM
Last Departure9:44 PM
Distance236.72 mi
DepartureMontpellier
ArrivalBordeaux
CarriersSNCF, TGV inOuiMore

Montpellier to Bordeaux Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

Take the train from Montpellier to Bordeaux

Embarking on the train journey from Montpellier to Bordeaux, expect to spend an average duration of 6 hr 22 min in transit. A selection of about 18 daily trains ensure regular service on this route. Typically, the average fare is approximately $72.45, with more budget-friendly options starting from $23.61.

The main provider for this route is SNCF, France's national railway operator, offering both speedy TGV services and regular Intercités services. Whether you're after the quickness of direct high-speed trains or prefer the slower pace of regional services, you'll find a suitable choice.  TGV INOUI, also run by SNCF, is recognized for its excellent customer service and extensive high-speed rail network, making it a strong choice for this route.

Depending on your ticket type, most trains offer Wi-Fi. Complimentary Wi-Fi is accessible on newer TGV INOUI, Intercités, and TER trains, while the cost-effective OUIGO service charges a small fee for Wi-Fi. Power sockets are available across all trains, although access may vary depending on the train type and service class. For all services, excluding TER, seat reservations are recommended.

Regarding luggage, the rules vary between services. TER allows luggage of all sizes as long as passengers can handle it, while OUIGO restricts passengers to two bags within specific size limits. With TGV INOUI, there's no set weight limit, but passengers should be capable of managing their luggage.

Montpellier Saint-Roch Station  the TAM network provides local transport options, including tram and bus services.  The final stop of Bordeaux-Saint-Jean Station is served by tram, bus, and river shuttle services via the Tram et Bus de la CUB (TBC) network. Both stations are equipped with taxi ranks and bike-sharing services.

Near Bordeaux-Saint-Jean station, in the city of great wine and fantastic food, you can visit the iconic Place de la Bourse, stroll along the picturesque Garonne River, or enjoy the city's famous wine at La Cité du Vin. The beach is not far away if you are up for a day trip and the ocean.

As you plan your train journey from Montpellier to Bordeaux, use our tool to find the best available ticket prices. Utilize the price calendar below to compare and secure the most affordable deals.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Bordeaux.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montpellier to Bordeaux, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Montpellier to Bordeaux.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Bordeaux by train

When travelling to Bordeaux by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Intercités de Nuit is a night train service operated by the French national railway company, SNCF. It connects major cities in France and offers overnight travel options for passengers. The trains are equipped with sleeping compartments, reclining seats, and dining cars. Intercités de Nuit combines the advantages of transportation and accommodation, making it a popular and environmentally friendly choice.

Intercités is a train service offered by SNCF. Intercités trains operate on regional, national, and international routes, connecting cities and towns within France as well as with neighboring countries. Unlike the high-speed TGV trains, Intercités trains have a more traditional feel and offer a scenic way to travel and explore the country. Sleep on board an Intercités train is possible through the "Intercités de nuit" offer, which includes the option to reserve a reclining seat or berth.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Montpellier to Bordeaux

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by INTERCITÉS, OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Montpellier to Bordeaux.

Second Class - The Essential

The Essential is a second class ticket, offers a cost-effective solution for those seeking basic comfort during their journey. Moreover, this ticket is exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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First Class-The Comfort

The Comfort is a first class ticket, offers a premium level of comfort and amenities. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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INTERCITÉS Pro

If you opt for the INTERCITÉS Pro option, you will have access to full flexibility and the Grand Voyageur service for select destinations. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train, and up to 2 hours post-departure, given specific conditions
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Complimentary WiFi service is provided for you on select INTERCITÉS routes, notably Paris-Clermont-Ferrand, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse, Marseille-Bordeaux, and Paris-Briançon. For those travelling overnight, WiFi connectivity is assured on the Paris-Nice and Paris-Briançon routes.
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INTERCITÉS trains come equipped with standard E.U. two-point plug sockets. Plug in and power up!
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On INTERCITÉS trains, you have the freedom to bring along any luggage you wish, be it a suitcase, overnight bag, or backpack. Just ensure each item doesn't exceed 130cm in height or 90cm in width. Remember to label all your belongings for easy identification. While you can bring as much as you can handle, ensure everything is securely stored, prioritizing the comfort and safety of everyone onboard. Keep smaller items nearby, like under your seat, and place bigger pieces in designated areas or along the aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, INTERCITÉS offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Hungry or thirsty? Enjoy our at-seat food and drink service. The 'Nos Territoires Gourmands' menu showcases quality local products. Look for this service on routes like Paris-Clermont-Ferrance and Bordeaux-Marseille, as well as select overnight journeys.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All INTERCITÉS trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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On Intercités trains, non-folding bikes require a €10 registration fee at the time of booking. Meanwhile, folding bikes in appropriate bags are welcome onboard at no extra cost, as long as its dimensions don't exceed 130 x 90 cm when folded. Bikes, whether folding or not, can be taken on some Intercités trains without a reservation for free. However, while most trains offer free bike storage, be aware that on the Nantes-Bordeaux and Nantes-Lyon lines, a €5 fee is charged.
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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board SNCF, TGV inOui and BlaBlaCar Bus from Montpellier to Bordeaux
Compare services on board when travelling from Montpellier to Bordeaux by train.
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Montpellier to Bordeaux CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
26.67kg
Bus
28.57kg
Flight
76.19kg
Car
60.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Montpellier to Bordeaux by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Montpellier and Bordeaux are 26.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Montpellier and Bordeaux? By taking the train between Montpellier and Bordeaux you will save 49.52kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.9kg compared to a bus and 34.28kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
A train ticket from Montpellier to Bordeaux is $72.45. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $23.61.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montpellier to Bordeaux is $23.61. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Montpellier and Bordeaux by train?
Montpellier to Bordeaux is 236.72 mi.
How long does the train between Montpellier and Bordeaux take?
Montpellier to Bordeaux is on average 6 hr 22 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 32 min.
Which companies operate from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
The train journey from Montpellier to Bordeaux is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SNCF, TGV inOui, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, OUIGO, INTERCITÉS de nuit, INTERCITÉS and TER.
How many train connections per day go from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
Montpellier to Bordeaux has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Montpellier to Bordeaux leave?
The earliest train from Montpellier to Bordeaux departs at 6:07 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Montpellier to Bordeaux depart?
The latest train from Montpellier to Bordeaux departs at 9:44 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Montpellier to Bordeaux in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $23.61 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Montpellier to go to Bordeaux. You can go from Montpellier Saint-Roch, Gare de Montpellier Sud de France, Saint-Aunes and Montpellier Sabines Gare Routière and you can arrive at Bègles, Pessac and Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
How many direct connections depart from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
There are on average 13 direct connection(s) from Montpellier to go to Bordeaux.
What's the fastest journey time between Montpellier to Bordeaux by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Montpellier and Bordeaux is 4 hr 32 min.
Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Bordeaux?
Yes, there is a direct train between Montpellier and Bordeaux.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montpellier to Bordeaux by train?
The train journey from Montpellier to Bordeaux creates 26.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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