Montpellier to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£83

Average

£87

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
18:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h08 21:54Barcelona Sants
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£831One-way
Cheapest
13:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h08 16:54Barcelona Sants
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£831One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:39Montpellier Saint-Roch2h55 12:34Barcelona Sants
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£911One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:28Montpellier Saint-Roch3h04 19:32Barcelona Sants
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£911One-way

Train schedule Montpellier to Barcelona

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09:39Montpellier Saint-Roch2h55 12:34Barcelona Sants
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13:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h08 16:54Barcelona Sants
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16:28Montpellier Saint-Roch3h04 19:32Barcelona Sants
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18:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h08 21:54Barcelona Sants
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Fastest train times from Montpellier to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h 3 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

284 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Montpellier for Barcelona every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:39Montpellier Saint-Roch2h55 12:34Barcelona Sants
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£911One-way
2nd Fastest
16:28Montpellier Saint-Roch3h04 19:32Barcelona Sants
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£911One-way
18:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h08 21:54Barcelona Sants
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£831One-way
13:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h08 16:54Barcelona Sants
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£831One-way

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Overview: Train from Montpellier to Barcelona

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Montpellier to Barcelona cover the 176 miles (284 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: Renfe-SNCF, Renfe and AVE trains Montpellier to Barcelona

You can travel by train from Montpellier to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF, Renfe and AVE for as low as £59. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

  • Average Price: £65

One of the best ways to travel between Montpellier and Barcelona is by taking a train with Renfe-SNCF. Omio helps you find the ideal Renfe-SNCF train to Barcelona from Montpellier by showing you Renfe-SNCF current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Montpellier to Barcelona journey. You can expect to travel 176 miles (284 km) to Barcelona from Montpellier on a train with Renfe-SNCF. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Barcelona from Montpellier, you can check straight away if the Renfe-SNCF ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Renfe-SNCF train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Montpellier to Barcelona!

Train information from Montpellier to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 3 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 4 a day

AVE trains to Barcelona from Montpellier are available on Omio at just £59! AVE are the high-speed trains from Renfe, the main Spanish railway company that offers routes throughout the country and to France and Portugal. When you travel with a Renfe AVE train between Montpellier and Barcelona, the distance is 176 miles (284 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Montpellier to Barcelona route, which you can compare and book easily on Omio.

Renfe offers different types of AVE tickets that adapt to all budgets, such as Promo, Promo +, Flexible tickets for one-way or return. You can also use the Renfe discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card when booking your Renfe AVE ticket on Omio.

All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, toilets and onboard entertainment and offer a multitude of times throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. In addition, Renfe AVE trains are characterised as being the most popular, comfortable, punctual and one of the fastest trains in the world, reaching speeds around 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. AVE connects the main Spanish cities in just a few hours.

  • Average Price: £59

Travel Tips: Trains from Montpellier to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Montpellier to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel by train between Montpellier, France and Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Montpellier restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Montpellier?

Entry Requirements:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 24/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Montpellier to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Montpellier is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Montpellier, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last verified on 25/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Barcelona to Montpellier train here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Montpellier to Barcelona to cost as little as £59  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Montpellier to Barcelona train to cost on average £73  one way.
The Montpellier to Barcelona train distance is approximately 176 miles (284 km).
On average the train from Montpellier to Barcelona duration is 2 h 55 min  for the 176 miles (284 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Montpellier, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Montpellier Saint-Roch, Montpellier-Sud-de-France and Montpellier. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your route in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers book a train from Montpellier Saint-Roch   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Montpellier Saint-Roch, is located 3.3 miles (5.4 km) from the city centre of Montpellier.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre of Barcelona.

Take the Montpellier to Barcelona train with Renfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE or Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Montpellier and Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains per day from Montpellier to Barcelona. You can look to travel with Renfe AVE  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The average number of trains departing Montpellier for Barcelona is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Montpellier at 07: 39. The last train leaves from Montpellier at 16: 46. Check Omio for the latest train times from Montpellier to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket between Montpellier and Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £73 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Barcelona from Montpellier are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Montpellier
Barcelona
Montpellier Saint-Roch is the most popular Montpellier railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Montpellier for your journey to Barcelona.
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 19: 00
Public transport options for Montpellier Saint-Roch
Tram lines: 1, 2, 3, 4
Bus lines: 6, 7, 8, 11, 12
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER L1, TER L2, TER L3, Intercités, AVE

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