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Montpellier to Madrid by train

The journey from Montpellier to Madrid by train is 447.59 mi and takes 8 hr 13 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:15 AM and the last at 4:28 PM. It is possible to travel from Montpellier to Madrid by train for as little as $72.89 or as much as $196.47. The best price for this journey is $72.89.

Lowest Price$72.89
Journey Duration8 hr 13 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$72.89
Highest Price$196.47
First Departure1:15 AM
Last Departure4:28 PM
Distance447.59 mi
DepartureMontpellier
ArrivalMadrid
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOuiMore

Montpellier to Madrid Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Montpellier to Madrid cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Montpellier to Madrid cost $72.89. On average, you can expect to spend around $111.30 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Montpellier to Madrid.
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The prices for train tickets from Montpellier to Madrid vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $111.30. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Montpellier to Madrid by train?

The distance between Montpellier and Madrid is approximately 447.59 mi. In general, it will take you about 8 hr 13 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Montpellier to Madrid covers a distance of 447.59 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 8 hr 13 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 hr 12 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Montpellier to Madrid faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations are used when traveling from Montpellier to Madrid?

You will be able to leave Montpellier by using stations such as Montpellier - Saint-Roch,Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport,Montpellier - Sud-de-France,MONTPELLIER SABINES,St-Aunes. These connect you to stations including Madrid Chamartin,MADRID (E),Madrid Puente de la Cea,Madrid - Avenida de America,Madrid Barajas Airport,MADRID BARAJAS aeropuerto T1,Madrid-Atocha,Madrid Méndez Alvaro in Madrid. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Montpellier or in Madrid, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Montpellier leave for Madrid?

The route from Montpellier to Madrid is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Montpellier 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Montpellier to Madrid, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Montpellier to Madrid. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montpellier to Madrid, 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 Madrid.

Always check special offers

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $51.39 to $173.19 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 70% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Madrid

The cheapest Montpellier - Madrid train tickets can be found for as low as $80.70 if you’re lucky, or $126.95 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $315.55.

Find the best day to travel to Madrid by train

When travelling to Madrid 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.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

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.

Iryo is a Spanish high-speed train operator, founded in 2019 and serving Spain's major cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza. iryo operates on the national rail network in Spain, using the latest AVE high-speed trains to transport passengers at speeds of up to 310 km/h.

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.

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 Madrid

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

Singular

The "Singular fare" offers flexibility for entrepreneurs and companies with personalized customer service from iryo assistants.
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Inicial

iryo's Inicial fare provides affordable travel without compromising on comfort or service.
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Singular ONLY YOU

The "Singular Only YOU" fare is designed for entrepreneurs and companies, providing the best conditions for changes and cancellations in the ticket.
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Infinita

Infinita is iryo's all-inclusive fare that offers the best travel options with flexibility and comfort.
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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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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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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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Connect to free WiFi on iryo trains in any class. Enjoy movies, TV shows, live news, and Spotify for entertainment.
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Every seat on iryo trains comes with power sockets, and those in the Infinita and Singular Cafe class boast additional USB ports.
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On iryo trains, flexible baggage policy lets you travel comfortably with up to 3 pieces of luggage, including a piece of hand luggage. Maximum size for 2 larger pieces is 85x55x35cm, while hand luggage must be 36x27x15cm. Total weight limit is 25kg.
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iryo trains are designed for inclusivity, offering designated seats for passengers with reduced mobility and ensuring step-free access during both boarding and disembarking.
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iryo offers quality menus for all classes. Find the onboard restaurant/bar usually close to coach 2. For Infinita Class passengers, meals are served at your seat, but remember to book 24 hours in advance.
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Enjoy fresh and comfortable air on the ETR1000 train; its cutting-edge air-conditioning system refreshes the entire carriage's air in just 3 minutes, ensuring a generous 35 m3/h of fresh outside air for every passenger.
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On Iryo trains, you can bring along one disassembled bicycle or electric scooter per coach, as long as it's tucked into a bag and stays within 90x120x40cm. It's free to transport! Just keep in mind that you'll handle the loading, safekeeping, and unloading. Also, be considerate of other passengers' comfort and safety, and remember any damages caused are on you.
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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 BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui and Iryo from Montpellier to Madrid
Compare services on board when travelling from Montpellier to Madrid by train.
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Montpellier to Madrid CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
50.42kg
Bus
54.02kg
Flight
144.06kg
Car
115.25kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Montpellier to Madrid by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Montpellier and Madrid are 50.42kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Montpellier and Madrid? By taking the train between Montpellier and Madrid you will save 93.64kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.6kg compared to a bus and 64.83kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Montpellier to Madrid?
A train ticket from Montpellier to Madrid is $111.30. 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 $72.89.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Montpellier to Madrid?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montpellier to Madrid is $72.89. 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 Madrid by train?
Montpellier to Madrid is 447.59 mi.
How long does the train between Montpellier and Madrid take?
Montpellier to Madrid is on average 8 hr 13 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 12 min.
Which companies operate from Montpellier to Madrid?
The train journey from Montpellier to Madrid is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui, Iryo, FlixBus, Alsa, OUIGO and Renfe.
How many train connections per day go from Montpellier to Madrid?
Montpellier to Madrid has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Montpellier to Madrid leave?
The earliest train from Montpellier to Madrid departs at 1:15 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 Madrid depart?
The latest train from Montpellier to Madrid departs at 4:28 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 Madrid 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 $72.89 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.
How many direct connections depart from Montpellier to Madrid?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Montpellier to go to Madrid.
What's the fastest journey time between Montpellier to Madrid by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Montpellier and Madrid is 6 hr 12 min.
Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Madrid?
Yes, there is a direct train between Montpellier and Madrid.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montpellier to Madrid by train?
The train journey from Montpellier to Madrid creates 50.42kg of CO2 emissions.

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