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Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch by train

It takes an average of 7h 29m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch by train, over a distance of around 369 miles (594 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch and tickets for this journey start from €19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 28m
Price€19 - €257.80
Distance369 miles (594 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationMontpellier St-Roch
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch for Tuesday 9th Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:12 13:40 3h 28m, direct
11:36 17:02 5h 26m, 1 change
11:49 16:50 5h 01m, 2 changes
15:12 18:40 3h 28m, direct
16:10 20:17 4h 07m, 1 change
17:07 20:40 3h 33m, direct
17:50 22:04 4h 14m, 1 change
18:23 07:32 13h 09m, 1 change
18:35 08:32 13h 57m, 2 changes
18:58 08:32 13h 34m, 3 changes

TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and Renfe-SNCF trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch

You can travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch on TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and Renfe-SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

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.

Cheap train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch start at €19 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 €114.17.
lowest price found
from19
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price113.78
on the day
avg. single price114.17

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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch? 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Montpellier St-Roch is 7 hours and 29 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Montpellier St-Roch by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch is 3 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch cost?

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch can start from as little as €19 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch leave?

The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch leaves at 08:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch leave?

The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch leaves at 19:08. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Montpellier St-Roch by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch cover a distance of around 369 miles (594 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Montpellier St-Roch to Paris Gare de Lyon. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch.
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Montpellier St-Roch for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/06/2020. 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 01/06/2020 for travel on 24/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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