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Montpellier, a vibrant city

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Getting there You can get to Montpellier from Brussels, Paris CDG Airport and Avignon. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 03:19 AU$40
From Nice 04:30 AU$32
From Barcelona 02:55 AU$75
From Brussels 05:33 AU$142
From Paris Cdg Airport 03:52 AU$64
From Avignon 00:48 AU$21
From Geneva 03:46 AU$88
From Lyon 01:43 AU$32
From Marseille 01:24 AU$24
From Bordeaux 04:05 AU$32
From Toulouse 02:08 AU$24
From Dijon 03:35 AU$48
From Lille 04:48 AU$94
From Rennes 06:29 AU$131
From Strasbourg 05:46 AU$66
From Mulhouse 04:57 AU$61
From Colmar 09:41 AU$110
From St Raphael 03:33 AU$62
From Agen 03:16 AU$35
From Chalon Sur Saone 02:59 AU$126
From Bellegarde 03:15 AU$75
From Angers 05:49 AU$123
From Marne La Vallee 03:39 AU$64
From Cannes 03:58 AU$24
From Antibes 04:10 AU$24
From Marmande 03:53 AU$59
From Culmont Chalindre 06:35 AU$67
From Metz 06:47 AU$122
From Nantes 06:27 AU$134
From Macon 02:37 AU$80
From Arles 00:51 AU$19
From Narbonne 00:50 AU$22
From Valence 01:10 AU$24
From Lezignan 01:18 AU$33
From Leucate La Franqui 01:23 AU$35
From Vias 00:44 AU$16
From Tarascon Sur Rhon 00:44 AU$23
From Nimes 00:23 AU$14
From Agde 00:32 AU$15
From Marseillan-plage 00:34 AU$14
From Beziers 00:37 AU$18
From Carcassonne 01:24 AU$32
From Perpignan 01:27 AU$27
From Banyuls Sur Mer 02:22 AU$32
From Cerbere 02:29 AU$33
From Sete 00:15 AU$14
From Montauban 02:38 AU$34
From Collioure 02:12 AU$30
From Argeles Sur Mer 02:06 AU$30
From Rivesaltes 01:39 AU$41
From Toulon 02:39 AU$39
From Castelnaudary 02:00 AU$48
From Marseille Vitrolles Aeroport 01:35 AU$42
From Lyon St Exupery Airport 01:54 AU$101

Getting around From Montpellier, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Sete 00:25 AU$14
To Agde 00:43 AU$15
To Nimes 00:44 AU$14
To Vias 00:46 AU$16
To Tarascon Sur Rhon 01:29 AU$20
To Perpignan 02:43 AU$27
To Arles 02:52 AU$19
To Aix En Provence Tgv 03:06 AU$24
To Valence 03:13 AU$24
To Collioure 03:28 AU$30
To Argeles Sur Mer 03:34 AU$30
To Lezignan 03:38 AU$24
To Barcelona 03:41 AU$62
To Castelnaudary 04:01 AU$39
To Leucate La Franqui 04:02 AU$29
To Avignon 04:03 AU$23
To Chalon Sur Saone 04:08 AU$61
To Cerbere 04:13 AU$33
To Rivesaltes 04:18 AU$32
To Girona 04:31 AU$58
To Marseille Vitrolles Aeroport 04:37 AU$42
To Marseille 04:41 AU$24
To Bellegarde 04:46 AU$32
To Lyon 04:51 AU$32
To Macon 05:00 AU$60
To Montauban 05:06 AU$34
To Port Bou Fr(lo) 05:12 AU$43
To Marne La Vallee 05:20 AU$59
To Toulon 05:28 AU$24
To Dijon 05:29 AU$32
To Paris 05:31 AU$40
To Paris Cdg Airport 05:34 AU$48
To Saumur 05:36 AU$208
To Culmont Chalindre 05:40 AU$106
To Agen 05:43 AU$40
To Lille 05:46 AU$64
To Marmande 05:51 AU$94
To Beziers 05:54 AU$18
To St Raphael 05:59 AU$48
To Narbonne 06:09 AU$22
To Cannes 06:25 AU$24
To Geneva 06:36 AU$78
To Antibes 06:37 AU$50
To Carcassonne 06:42 AU$30
To Benicassim 06:45 AU$136
To Brussels 07:00 AU$94
To Nice 07:02 AU$32
To Rennes 07:10 AU$59
To La Rochelle 07:23 AU$143
To Toulouse 07:32 AU$24
To Valencia 09:09 AU$140
To Angers 09:35 AU$104
To Bordeaux 09:50 AU$32
To Alicante 10:01 AU$159
To Nantes 10:18 AU$152
To Luxembourg 10:35 AU$70
To Belfort-montbeliard Tgv 10:55 AU$50
To Belfort 10:55 AU$50
To Mulhouse 11:40 AU$32
To Colmar 12:18 AU$90
To Metz 12:43 AU$58
To Strasbourg 13:08 AU$32

While you're there

Located in the heart of the Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier is the perfect place to experience the art de vivre of southern France: elegant, lively, cultured… From Paris in less than 3 hours and a half or from Barcelona in less than 3 hours, offer yourself an escapade to a city that combines old charm with the dynamics of a modern, vibrant, cosmopolitan European city. Outstanding cultural and vanguard destination, Montpellier is more than ever a must!

Travel through 1,000 years of history! Medieval streets take you back to the founding days and cobbled streets blend historical monuments and shops with vaulted ceilings, ideal for shopping. The School of Medicine, the oldest in the Western world, still active and with a paramount importance in the European medical history, is certainly worth a visit. So much wealth that the city intend to candidate to UNESCO World Heritage!
Main tourist sites includes the Place de la Comédie with its imposing Opera House (which was inspired by the Opera Garnier in Paris), the top of the Arc de Triomphe overlooking the entire city with panoramic views of the sea.
Musée Fabre is a must-see, it houses one of the largest collections of fine arts in Europe. Don’t miss the exceptional architectures by Jean Nouvel, Zaha Hadid and many others well known architects...
Our tip: Hop on one of the four trams lines, two of them designed by the French iconic fashion designer Christian Lacroix.

Montpellier’s visit wouldn’t be complete without tasting the high quality Languedoc wines from the surrounding areas. Enjoy them in one of the many fine restaurants of the city or directly in the wineries where you can meet the producers. Don’t forget to take home a bottle as souvenir!

Go to the medieval street where everyone’s tastes will be satisfied.

Montpellier Tourist Office
30, allée Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, 34000 Montpellier.
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 60 60 60

The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Montpellier can be found.

Montpellier railway station(s)

Montpellier Saint Roch Train Station

Montpellier Saint Roch Train Station

Address: Place Auguste Gibert BP51238 34011 Montpellier

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:45am to 12:30am
Saturday and Sunday: 4:45am to 12:30am
Public holidays: 4:45am to 12:30am

Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Intercity trains (Téoz), Night trains (Lunéa), Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Facilities for disabled persons including wheelchairs and boarding ramps, Lost and found, British Transport Police, Tourist Information Point, Toilet, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet and Phone cabins.

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Customer reviews

  • "Great trip"    
    Comfortable carriages, very fast train, nice lunch (1st class). Usual problem - no indication of which end of the train to board that results in running the length of a crowded platform with heavy suitcases.  
  • "Train trips in France"    
    Same as above. The ticket officers on the trains were helpful and friendly despite little English. There was a food trolley that came through which was well stocked.  
  • "Off to Spain"    
    We booked first class seats for the journey - everything was good except surprised with seat allocation - there was a lot of spare seats in our cabin however the assigned seats for us where next to a wall with very little view. Would have liked to be able to pick seats as on plane bookings.  
  • "Love train travel"    
    Service on time lots of room and just so easy love European train travel.  
  • "Relax and enjoy the view."    
    With memories from 2013 of a scrummage to board the train to Narbonne we arrived at Sants not looking forward to our upcoming journey. What a change! Plenty of time to board an empty, duplex train and appart from the expectation to haul our luggage upstairs (which I wasn't capable of, so it tresspassed on the lower level). Good personal space, coupled with travelling backwards meant an enjoyable trip to Montpellier, enjoying the view along the way. Tasty snacks we had from the bar, just a carriage away. Downers were the impossibly small toilets and having to 'fight' with thoseboarding passengers who didn't have the manners to allow us to get off first.  
  • "On time and comfortable. "    
    Always enjoy our train trips. Very happy with the booking process and the journey. Only one small problem. We have to print out our tickets rather than keep the information on our phones like the airlines do. This can be a problem for travellers finding a printer.  
  • "Great way to get around France"    
    Enjoyable travel, comfortable seats, cafe on board sells snacks, drinks and sandwiches. Toilets on board. Announcements are made in French only. The platform will only be advised 20 minutes prior to departure and when the train arrives it's a mad scramble to find your carriage, they aren't chronologically ordered. There is a map on the platform screen showing where each carriage is located but be prepared because it's crowded with passengers and TGV staff with trolleys.  
  • "TGV or internal flights?"    
    The TGV from CDG to Montpellier was smooth and relaxing after more than 24 hours squeezed in an economy plane seat from Australia. The connection was seamless, and not taking much longer than plane, taking into account the waiting and transfers. The price was equivalent to the airfare but without the hassles, overall better value. The return journey was equally good.  
  • "Apprehensive, but won over!"    
    I have long avoided train travel in Europe, having experienced some difficulties in the past. I have always preferred flying and have gone to great lengths to do so. However, my recent journey, Montpellier to ParisCGD won me over. It was comfortable, fast and our considerable luggage was within eyesight. So that's it. I'm converted.  
  • "health issues"    
    Seating very comfortable. Trip enjoyable. views great. Toilets very dirty. Did not see any one around to clean them. Traveling in first class I had hoped for some service but there was none. Traveling alone it is difficult to have to carry around your luggage in order to buy some food or get a drink 2 coaches further down. Did not like traveling backwards as the seats where placed that way  
  • "TGC - its good"    
    Excellent TGV as always.  
  • "Montpellier to Paris"    
    The trains (including the toilets) were clean and the journey was comfortable,fast and enjoyable as was our experience with all rail travel in France. If only we had such a rail system in Australia!  
  • "Listen very carefully"    
    It was a very good train ride as far as comfort and ease leaving fromCDG. But however if you are English speaking you really need to have a fair idea of the upcoming stations as the announcements are not clear and you need to be ready with bags and things ready to alight.  
  • "Train travel"    
    a good trip through lovely contryside. It was 38 degrees so the airconditioning on the train was very appreciated  
  • "High Speed Train in France"    
    After the appalling trains in Italy this service was a delight. None of the 4 of us have used the TGV service before and we were extremely satisfied. The seating, no graffiti, cleanliness, tables ....everything was great....we will do this again as the experience has made us think we will do this more than just flying or driving ..... Never done 300 kph on a train before ......  
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