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Montpellier to Nice by train

It takes an average of 5h 42m to travel from Montpellier to Nice by train, over a distance of around 169 miles (272 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Montpellier to Nice and tickets for this journey start from €30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 42m
Price€30 - €197
Distance169 miles (272 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
Departure stationMontpellier
Arrival stationNice
Changes1 change
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Montpellier to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montpellier to Nice for Wednesday 5th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
16:57 Montpellier St-Roch22:37 Nice VilleIntercités 4661 SNCF Get tickets5h 40m, 1 change
19:50 Montpellier St-Roch08:48 Nice VilleAVE 9724 SNCF Get tickets12h 58m, 1 change
20:10 Montpellier St-Roch08:48 Nice VilleTER 76428 SNCF Get tickets12h 38m, 3 changes
05:21 Montpellier St-Roch11:07 Nice VilleTGV INOUI 6200 SNCF Get tickets5h 46m, 1 change
05:35 Montpellier St-Roch12:38 Nice VilleTER 76530 SNCF Get tickets7h 03m, 1 change
07:35 Montpellier St-Roch14:38 Nice VilleTER 76534 SNCF Get tickets7h 03m, 1 change
07:39 Montpellier St-Roch14:38 Nice VilleTER 76304 SNCF Get tickets6h 59m, 2 changes
08:09 Montpellier St-Roch14:38 Nice VilleTER 76404 SNCF Get tickets6h 29m, 3 changes
09:21 Montpellier St-Roch16:07 Nice VilleTGV INOUI 6202 SNCF Get tickets6h 46m, 2 changes
10:09 Montpellier St-Roch16:07 Nice VilleTER 76408 SNCF Get tickets5h 58m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Nice

Train tickets from Montpellier to Nice start at €30 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €69.64.
lowest price found
from30
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price65.33
on the day
avg. single price69.64

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 Nice 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Nice? 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 Nice take?

The average journey time by train between Montpellier and Nice is 5 hours and 42 minutes, with around 12 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 Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier to Nice is 4 hours and 42 minutes.

How much does the train from Montpellier to Nice cost?

Train tickets from Montpellier to Nice can start from as little as €30 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.

Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Nice?

No, there are no direct train services from Montpellier to Nice. Travelling from Montpellier to Nice by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Montpellier to Nice leaves at 05:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Montpellier to Nice leaves at 20:56. 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 Nice by train?

Trains travelling from Montpellier to Nice cover a distance of around 169 miles (272 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Montpellier. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Montpellier to Nice.
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.
 / 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 Montpellier to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 06/07/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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