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Taking the train from Groningen to Montpellier in 10 hours 24 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Groningen to Montpellier? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 15 hours 32 minutes to travel the 675 miles (1087 km) from Groningen to Montpellier by train, although you can get there in as little as 10 hours 24 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 23 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Groningen to Montpellier start from €124.00 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Montpellier? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Groningen to Montpellier by train

It takes an average of 15h 32m to travel from Groningen to Montpellier by train, over a distance of around 675 miles (1087 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Groningen to Montpellier and tickets for this journey start from €124 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 24m
PriceFrom €124
Distance675 miles (1087 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train00:52
Last train22:49
Departure stationGroningen
Arrival stationMontpellier
Changes2 changes

Groningen to Montpellier train times

Check out the next trains departing from Groningen to Montpellier for mardi 24e mai 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:02 19:42 10h 40m, 4 changes
09:49 20:26 10h 37m, 2 changes
10:02 20:26 10h 24m, 3 changes
11:49 06:52 19h 3m, 4 changes
11:49 07:22 19h 33m, 3 changes
12:02 06:52 18h 50m, 5 changes
12:02 07:22 19h 20m, 4 changes
12:49 07:40 18h 51m, 3 changes
13:02 07:40 18h 38m, 4 changes
13:49 09:00 19h 11m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Groningen to Montpellier

The price of train tickets from Groningen to Montpellier starts at €124 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 Groningen to Montpellier 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Groningen to Montpellier? 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 Groningen to Montpellier take?

The average journey time by train between Groningen and Montpellier is 15 hours and 32 minutes, with around 23 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 Groningen and Montpellier by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Groningen to Montpellier is 10 hours and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Groningen to Montpellier cost?

Train ticket prices from Groningen to Montpellier can start from as little as €124 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Groningen to Montpellier?

No, there are no direct train services from Groningen to Montpellier. Travelling from Groningen to Montpellier by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Groningen to Montpellier leaves at 00:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Groningen to Montpellier leaves at 22:49. 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 Groningen and Montpellier by train?

Trains travelling from Groningen to Montpellier cover a distance of around 675 miles (1087 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Montpellier to Groningen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Groningen to Montpellier for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/24/2022. 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 03/06/2022 for travel on 03/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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