If you want to know more about the journey from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant by train is 2 hours 58 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 57 minutes. You'll usually find 4 trains per day traveling the 167 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Figueres—Vilafant. You're likely to be traveling with TGV, AVE or Renfe to Figueres—Vilafant. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.
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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.
SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).
Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.
Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.
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 Figueres—Vilafant by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Montpellier and Figueres—Vilafant is 2 hours and 58 minutes, with around 4 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant is 1 hour and 57 minutes.
Train tickets from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant can start from as little as $20.78 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant leaves at 09:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant leaves at 16:54. 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.
Trains travelling from Montpellier to Figueres—Vilafant cover a distance of around 104 miles (167 km) during the journey.