How to get from Montpellier to Barcelona

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from Montpellier to Barcelona

You can get from Montpellier to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Montpellier to Barcelona on 27 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:35Montpellier4h55 20:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£131One-way
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15:35Montpellier4h55 20:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£131One-way
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12:50Montpellier4h50 17:40Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£171One-way
11:30Montpellier5h00 16:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£171One-way
18:05Montpellier5h20 23:25Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£131One-way

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Travel Information from Montpellier to Barcelona

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £91 • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Gnv or Renfe AVE

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) to Barcelona from Montpellier. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Gnv or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Montpellier to Barcelona.

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FAQs

International travel from Montpellier, France to Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if travelling from Montpellier?

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Barcelona from Montpellier.

The current restriction level for returning to Montpellier, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Montpellier, France from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Montpellier from Barcelona?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Montpellier, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Montpellier from Barcelona here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Montpellier to Barcelona. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Montpellier to Barcelona, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight journey is usually £17 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.

A flight is £208 less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Montpellier to Barcelona costing on average £208.

A flight is generally £91 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £91 from Montpellier to Barcelona.

The quickest way to travel from Montpellier to Barcelona is by train, which takes on average 2 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 5 min   on average.

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The distance from Montpellier to Barcelona is approximately 176 miles (284 km).

The average frequency per day from Montpellier to Barcelona is:

  • Around 15 coaches per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Barcelona from Montpellier as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Montpellier to Barcelona:

  • Coaches from Montpellier to Barcelona most often leave from Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly depart from Montpellier and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Montpellier Saint-Roch and tend to arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Montpellier to Barcelona:

  • You can travel by coach to Barcelona from Montpellier with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Montpellier to Barcelona tickets for £17 on Omio.
  • You can travel by ferry to Barcelona from Montpellier with Gnv, and you can find Gnv Montpellier to Barcelona tickets for £208 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Montpellier to Barcelona with Renfe AVE. Cheap tickets can be found for £91 with Renfe AVE from Montpellier to Barcelona.

Yes, there are direct routes from Montpellier to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus with around 15 direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 4 direct trains per day to Barcelona with Renfe or Renfe AVE.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Omio customers who travel from Montpellier to Barcelona often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Barcelona from Montpellier, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £208 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £91 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Montpellier to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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