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Route overview
Avg. journey time1h 57m
Trains per day9
Fare range€20.00 - €108.00
Distance252km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:06
Last train departs at21:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 40m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationMontpellier

Lyon to Montpellier train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Montpellier for Tuesday 25th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:10
13:01
Lyon
Montpellier
1h 51m
Direct
12:09
14:05
Lyon
Montpellier
1h 56m
Direct
12:36
14:36
Lyon
Montpellier
2h 00m
1 change
14:24
16:22
Lyon
Montpellier
1h 58m
Direct
15:36
17:36
Lyon
Montpellier
2h 00m
1 change

SNCF, TGV and Renfe-SNCF trains from Lyon to Montpellier

You can travel from Lyon to Montpellier on SNCF, TGV and Renfe-SNCF trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Lyon to Montpellier, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

SNCF, TGV and Renfe-SNCF trains from Lyon to Montpellier

You can travel from Lyon to Montpellier on SNCF, TGV and Renfe-SNCF trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Lyon to Montpellier, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

SNCF, TGV and Renfe-SNCF trains from Lyon to Montpellier

You can travel from Lyon to Montpellier on SNCF, TGV and Renfe-SNCF trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Lyon to Montpellier, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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SNCF TGV

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).

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SNCF TGV

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Renfe-SNCF

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.

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

Lyon to Montpellier train prices

Train tickets from Lyon to Montpellier start at €20.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Montpellier start at €44.12 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€44.12
14 days
in advance
€50.42
Avg. single price
On the day
€60.15
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Montpellier by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Montpellier is 1 hour and 57 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 13 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Montpellier. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Montpellier?

The first train from Lyon to Montpellier departs at 07:06. The last train from Lyon to Montpellier departs at 21:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Montpellier?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Montpellier without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Lyon to Montpellier. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Montpellier to Lyon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Montpellier for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/09/2018. 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 23/06/2018 for travel on 23/06/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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