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The train from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch usually takes 10 hours 8 minutes on average to travel 555 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 6 hours 28 minutes. You can expect to find 19 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Zurich Hb and Montpellier St-Roch, you'll need to make 2 changes on your way to Montpellier St-Roch. You can choose to travel with TGV, ICE or SNCF to get to Montpellier St-Roch. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $102.02.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Montpellier St-Roch, 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.
It takes an average of 10h 8m to travel from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch by train, over a distance of around 345 miles (555 km). There are normally 19 trains per day traveling from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch and tickets for this journey start from $102.02 when you book in advance.
555 miles (345 km)
19 trains per day
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TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).
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).
The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).
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.
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 Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch 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 Zurich Hb and Montpellier St-Roch is 10 hours and 8 minutes, with around 19 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 Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch is 6 hours and 28 minutes.
Train tickets from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch can start from as little as $102.02 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch. Travelling from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch leaves at 22:04. 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 Zurich Hb to Montpellier St-Roch cover a distance of around 345 miles (555 km) during the journey.