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Strasbourg to Montpellier by train

The journey from Strasbourg to Montpellier by train is 390.62 mi and takes 10 hr 37 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:59 AM and the last at 7:51 PM. It is possible to travel from Strasbourg to Montpellier by train for as little as $51.32 or as much as $396.58. The best price for this journey is $51.32.

Lowest Price$51.32
Journey Duration10 hr 37 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$51.32
Highest Price$396.58
First Departure5:59 AM
Last Departure7:51 PM
Distance390.62 mi
DepartureStrasbourg
ArrivalMontpellier
CarriersTGV, OUIGOMore

Strasbourg to Montpellier Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Traveling by train: Strasbourg to Montpellier

The average duration of a train journey from Strasbourg to Montpellier is 10 hr 37 min. There are approximately 13 trains connecting Strasbourg and Montpellier per day. The cheapest train ticket from Strasbourg to Montpellier costs around $51.32.

If you're traveling from Strasbourg to Montpellier by train, you'll depart from Strasbourg-Ville or Strasbourg, Place de l'étoile station. These stations are connected to Montpellier Saint-Roch or Montpellier Sud-de-France station. There might not be a direct connection between all the stations in these two locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services that you can take to reach Montpellier from Strasbourg. Moreover, remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions.

The transportation is provided by the railway company SNCF, and there are several types of trains you can take, such as TGV INOUI, TER, and Intercités.

  • TGV is the French high-speed intercity rail service operated by SNCF. Additionally, SNCF offers TGV INOUI, which provides a standard service with an enhanced customer experience.
  • You can access free Wi-Fi service on TER and Intercités trains (only available on new trains), with the Ouifi or Ouifun option on OUIGO, and depending on the service type you choose, the features of your free Wi-Fi on TGV INOUI trains are more advanced.
  • Power outlets are available only on modern or common-usage versions on Intercités and TER trains and customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI.
  • Except for TER trains, you can choose your seats. However, please note that factors influencing seat selection also impact the price.
  • There is no size limit for luggage on TER trains as long as they can be carried individually and fit in the designated luggage spaces on your train. Bicycles can be brought on board for free but without a reservation. There is no weight limit for your luggage on TGV INOUI, but you must be able to carry your luggage yourself and label them. You can also bring your bicycle for an additional fee. In daily Intercités trains with reservations, heavy luggage can be placed in the middle of the wagons, and light luggage can be placed on the seat.
  • On TER trains, there is no onboard catering or bar service. However, in Intercités trains, the options vary. Many TGV trains have café cars where you can find snacks or drinks, and on TGV INOUI service, you can order from your seat and have it delivered.

The train between Strasbourg and Montpellier is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Montpellier. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. Explore the vibrant city of Montpellier and embark on a journey of discovery. Begin your adventure in the heart of the city at Place de la Comédie, a bustling square filled with shops, restaurants, and cafés. Indulge in the lively atmosphere and marvel at the iconic Three Graces fountain. Just a short walk away, immerse yourself in art and culture at the Musée Fabre, home to an extensive collection of masterpieces. Step back in time as you visit the remarkable Saint Roch Church, admired for its stunning architecture and intricate artwork. Nearby, indulge in a shopping spree at the Polygone Shopping Center, a paradise for fashion enthusiasts offering a wide selection of stores and boutiques. Take a moment to unwind and appreciate the open space at Esplanade Charles de Gaulle. Venture further and discover the natural and cultural treasures near Montpellier. Find serenity in Parc Charpak, a charming park adorned with lush green spaces, winding paths, and relaxation areas. For a touch of history and elegance, venture outside the city center to the Château de Flaugergues. This magnificent 18th-century castle, nestled amidst picturesque vineyards, showcases the region's rich heritage. Enjoy a culinary journey at renowned eateries like Atipico, Ripailles, Le Réfectoire, or Restaurant Leclere, where delectable dishes await. Lastly, head to the Odysseum district, a vibrant area filled with entertainment options. Dive into the enchanting underwater world at the Mare Nostrum Aquarium and explore the wonders of the ocean at Planet Ocean Montpellier, an interactive museum that offers engaging exhibits and informative displays.

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

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Montpellier by train

When travelling to Montpellier 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.

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.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

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.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

Ticket types and facilities from Strasbourg to Montpellier

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa, OUIGO and TER when traveling from Strasbourg to Montpellier.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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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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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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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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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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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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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TGV, OUIGO and Frecciarossa from Strasbourg to Montpellier
Compare services on board when travelling from Strasbourg to Montpellier by train.
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Strasbourg to Montpellier CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
44.01kg
Bus
47.15kg
Flight
125.73kg
Car
100.58kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Strasbourg to Montpellier by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Strasbourg and Montpellier are 44.01kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Strasbourg and Montpellier? By taking the train between Strasbourg and Montpellier you will save 81.72kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.14kg compared to a bus and 56.57kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Strasbourg to Montpellier?
A train ticket from Strasbourg to Montpellier is $125.71. 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 $51.32.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Strasbourg to Montpellier?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Strasbourg to Montpellier is $51.32. 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 Strasbourg and Montpellier by train?
Strasbourg to Montpellier is 390.62 mi.
How long does the train between Strasbourg and Montpellier take?
Strasbourg to Montpellier is on average 10 hr 37 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 49 min.
Which companies operate from Strasbourg to Montpellier?
The train journey from Strasbourg to Montpellier is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TGV, OUIGO, Frecciarossa, SNCF, TER, FlixBus and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Strasbourg to Montpellier?
Strasbourg to Montpellier has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Strasbourg to Montpellier leave?
The earliest train from Strasbourg to Montpellier departs at 5:59 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 Strasbourg to Montpellier depart?
The latest train from Strasbourg to Montpellier departs at 7:51 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 Strasbourg to Montpellier 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 $51.32 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 Strasbourg to Montpellier?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Strasbourg to go to Montpellier.
What's the fastest journey time between Strasbourg to Montpellier by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Strasbourg and Montpellier is 5 hr 49 min.
Is there a direct train from Strasbourg to Montpellier?
Yes, there is a direct train between Strasbourg and Montpellier.
What are the CO2 emissions for Strasbourg to Montpellier by train?
The train journey from Strasbourg to Montpellier creates 44.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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