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Toulouse to Montpellier by train

The journey from Toulouse to Montpellier by train is 121.88 mi and takes 2 hr 48 min. There are 49 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:07 AM and the last at 8:44 PM. It is possible to travel from Toulouse to Montpellier by train for as little as $19.50 or as much as $67.21. The best price for this journey is $19.50.

Lowest Price$19.50
Journey Duration2 hr 48 min
Connection per Day49
Lowest Price$19.50
Highest Price$67.21
First Departure6:07 AM
Last Departure8:44 PM
Distance121.88 mi
DepartureToulouse
ArrivalMontpellier
CarriersINTERCITÉS, TERMore

Toulouse to Montpellier Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 22, 2024

Take the train from Toulouse to Montpellier

The train journey from Toulouse to Montpellier usually averages around 2 hr 48 min. With approximately 49 trains to operate on this route each day, and passengers have a good range of options. The median fare for this journey is $40.25, while the most economical tickets start from $19.50.

SNCF, France's national railway company, primarily services this route, offering high-speed TGV and regular Intercités trains. Depending on your preferences, you can choose between direct high-speed train services for a swift journey or slower regional services for a more relaxed trip. For an excellent customer service experience and a vast high-speed rail network, TGV INOUI, another service provided by SNCF, is a standout choice.

Wi-Fi is available on most trains, although this might depend on your ticket type. TGV INOUI, Intercités, and TER trains provide complimentary Wi-Fi on their newer models. In contrast, OUIGO, a budget-friendly alternative, offers free Wi-Fi. All trains have power sockets, but availability may vary depending on the specific train and service class. Except for TER services, seat reservations are generally recommended.

The luggage policies vary between services. TER trains allow passengers to carry luggage of any size as long as they can manage it themselves. OUIGO permits two bags per passenger, adhering to certain size limits. TGV INOUI does not have an explicit weight limit, but passengers should be capable of handling their own luggage.

Apart from Toulouse-Matabiau Station, there are excellent local transport connections courtesy of the Tisséo network, including metro, bus, and tram services. Upon arrival at Montpellier Saint-Roch Station, the TAM network offers reliable tram and bus links throughout the city. Both stations are well-equipped with taxi ranks and bike-sharing services.

In Montpellier, visit the Place de la Comédie, a square where everything happens, and enter one of the cute cafes and shops. Stroll through the historic Old Town's narrow, winding streets and explore the Musée Fabre's extensive art collection. Stroll in the modern Antigone district, designed by famed architect Ricardo Bofill, or the Montpellier Zoological Park for a family-friendly outing. And of course, the beach is always a good idea.

To help you plan your journey from Toulouse to Montpellier, our platform offers a tool for finding the best ticket prices. Use our price calendar below to compare and secure the most competitive deals for your trip.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Toulouse 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 Toulouse 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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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 $15.40 to $44.63 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 65% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Toulouse to Montpellier

The cheapest Toulouse - Montpellier train tickets can be found for as low as $18.29 if you’re lucky, or $23.18 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $28.41.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 Toulouse to Montpellier

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

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

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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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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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.
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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 INTERCITÉS, TER and TGV inOui from Toulouse to Montpellier
Compare services on board when travelling from Toulouse to Montpellier by train.
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Toulouse to Montpellier CO2 Emissions by Train

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13.73kg
Bus
14.71kg
Flight
39.23kg
Car
31.38kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Toulouse to Montpellier by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Toulouse and Montpellier are 13.73kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Toulouse and Montpellier? By taking the train between Toulouse and Montpellier you will save 25.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.98kg compared to a bus and 17.65kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Toulouse to Montpellier?
A train ticket from Toulouse to Montpellier is $40.25. 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 $19.50.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Toulouse to Montpellier?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Toulouse to Montpellier is $19.50. 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 Toulouse and Montpellier by train?
Toulouse to Montpellier is 121.88 mi.
How long does the train between Toulouse and Montpellier take?
Toulouse to Montpellier is on average 2 hr 48 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 12 min.
Which companies operate from Toulouse to Montpellier?
The train journey from Toulouse to Montpellier is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: INTERCITÉS, TER, Renfe, TGV inOui, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Toulouse to Montpellier?
Toulouse to Montpellier has 49 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Toulouse to Montpellier leave?
The earliest train from Toulouse to Montpellier 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 Toulouse to Montpellier depart?
The latest train from Toulouse to Montpellier departs at 8:44 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 Toulouse 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 $19.50 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 Toulouse to Montpellier?
There are on average 21 direct connection(s) from Toulouse to go to Montpellier.
What's the fastest journey time between Toulouse to Montpellier by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Toulouse and Montpellier is 2 hr 12 min.
Is there a direct train from Toulouse to Montpellier?
Yes, there is a direct train between Toulouse and Montpellier.
What are the CO2 emissions for Toulouse to Montpellier by train?
The train journey from Toulouse to Montpellier creates 13.73kg of CO2 emissions.

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