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.
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2 h 55 m
3 h 3 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||176 miles (284 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 55 min|
|Average train ticket price||£73 (€81)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe-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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Travel by train between Montpellier, France and Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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