The easiest way to reach Montpellier from the EU or further is by plane. The Montpellier Mediterranean International Airport is ideally located at the heart of the Mediterranean arc, midway between Provence and Catalonia, in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.
A few kilometers from Montpellier (10 km, 8 min easy access with regular shuttle service), in the center of a metropolitan area of nearly 700,000 inhabitants, Montpellier Mediterranean Airport is easy to reach directly by plane from Paris (1h10), London (1h45) and Amsterdam (1h55).
The airport offers a mix of legacy and low cost companies and is served by 17 airlines: AirFrance, SAS, Germania, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, KLM, Easyjet, Ryanair, Air Algerie, Royal Air Maroc, Air Arabia, Norvegian.com, Transavia, Volotea, Chalair, Hop!
Direct domestic flights: Ajaccio, Bastia, Brest, Bordeaux, Nantes, Paris (Orly et CDG), Lille, Strasbourg
Direct flights in Europe: Amsterdam (Netherlands), Basel Mulhouse (Switzerland), Charleroi (Belgium), Copenhaguen (Denmark), Dublin (Ireland), Dusseldorf (Germany), Frankfurt Hahn (Germany), Leeds Bradford (United Kingdom), London Luton (United Kingdom), London Heatrow (United Kingdom), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Palma de Majorca (Spain)
Direct international flights: Morocco (Casablanca, Fès, Marrakech, Nador, Tanger), Algeria (Alger, Oran)
Montpellier by plane from outside EU
Getting to Montpellier from within EU
The Montpellier Saint Roch train station is the main train station in Montpellier. Located near the center of historic Montpellier, this station is a major transport hub for the south of France. Due to its convenient position in the south of France and on the rail lines from Paris, Italy and Spain, many International trains stop at this station.
Cities commonly traveled to / from this station: Lyon, Narbonne, Paris, Toulouse, Madrid, Barcelone
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Intercity trains (Téoz), Night trains (Lunéa), Regional trains (TER)
Transportation and connections:
- Local trains and subway: trams are located outside the train station
- Buses: bus lines 6, 7, 8, 11, 12 and 16 operate from this station to other stations
- Taxis: a taxi stand is located in from of the station on Rue Jules Ferry
- Airport: Tram line 1 and 4 have connections between Montpellier station to Montpellier Mediterranean Airport
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