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How to travel from Montpellier to Aurillac by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Montpellier to Aurillac? Look no further.

There are around 6 trains per day running between Montpellier and Aurillac, which usually take 8 hours 30 minutes to complete the 116 miles (187 km) journey. It can take as little as 6 hours 46 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Aurillac from Montpellier, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Montpellier to Aurillac if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €37.10. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Montpellier to Aurillac by train

It takes an average of 8h 30m to travel from Montpellier to Aurillac by train, over a distance of around 116 miles (187 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Montpellier to Aurillac and tickets for this journey start from €37.10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 46m
PriceFrom €37.10
Distance116 miles (187 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
First train08:45
Last train21:08
Departure stationMontpellier
Arrival stationAurillac
Changes2 changes

Montpellier to Aurillac train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montpellier to Aurillac for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:45 14:31 6h 46m, 2 changes
08:07 15:00 6h 53m, 2 changes
08:56 16:01 7h 5m, 4 changes
12:18 19:28 7h 10m, 2 changes
14:06 23:05 8h 59m, 2 changes
20:08 10:15 14h 7m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Aurillac

The price of train tickets from Montpellier to Aurillac starts at €37.10 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 Aurillac 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 Montpellier to Aurillac? 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 Aurillac take?

The average journey time by train between Montpellier and Aurillac is 8 hours and 30 minutes, with around 6 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 Aurillac by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier to Aurillac is 6 hours and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from Montpellier to Aurillac cost?

Train ticket prices from Montpellier to Aurillac can start from as little as €37.10 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 Montpellier to Aurillac?

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

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

The first train from Montpellier to Aurillac leaves at 08:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Montpellier to Aurillac leaves at 21:08. 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 Aurillac by train?

Trains travelling from Montpellier to Aurillac cover a distance of around 116 miles (187 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Aurillac to Montpellier.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Montpellier to Aurillac for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 12/09/2021 for travel on 12/09/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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