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About the train journey from Montpellier to Cannes

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The train from Montpellier to Cannes usually takes 5 hours 3 minutes on average to travel 252 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 4 hours. You can expect to find 11 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Montpellier and Cannes, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Cannes.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Montpellier to Cannes in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $34.34.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Cannes, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Montpellier to Cannes by train

It takes an average of 5h 3m to travel from Montpellier to Cannes by train, over a distance of around 156 miles (252 km). There are normally 11 trains per day traveling from Montpellier to Cannes and tickets for this journey start from $34.34 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

4h 0m


252 miles (156 km)


11 trains per day


1 change


From $34.34

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus

Montpellier to Cannes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montpellier to Cannes for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:35 08:58 4h 23m, 1 change
06:38 11:00 4h 22m, 1 change
06:50 11:00 4h 10m, 2 changes
07:13 12:25 5h 12m, 3 changes
07:57 12:58 5h 1m, 1 change
09:58 14:25 4h 27m, 1 change
11:58 15:58 4h 0m, 1 change
13:58 17:58 4h 0m, 1 change
16:12 20:26 4h 14m, 1 change
16:13 20:59 4h 46m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Cannes

The price of train tickets from Montpellier to Cannes starts at $34.34 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Montpellier to Cannes by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Montpellier to Cannes

Want to know more about your journey from Montpellier to Cannes? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Montpellier to Cannes take?

The average journey time by train between Montpellier and Cannes is 5 hours and 3 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Montpellier and Cannes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier to Cannes is 4 hours and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Montpellier to Cannes cost?

Train tickets from Montpellier to Cannes can start from as little as $34.34 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Cannes?

No, there are no direct train services from Montpellier to Cannes. Travelling from Montpellier to Cannes by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Montpellier to Cannes leave?

The first train from Montpellier to Cannes leaves at 05:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Montpellier to Cannes leave?

The last train from Montpellier to Cannes leaves at 20:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Montpellier and Cannes by train?

Trains travelling from Montpellier to Cannes cover a distance of around 156 miles (252 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cannes to Montpellier.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Montpellier to Cannes for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/13/2022 for travel on 09/13/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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