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from Montpellier to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Montpellier to Barcelona on 22 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Montpellier4h10 12:25Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£531One-way
Cheapest
17:30Montpellier6h31 00:01Barcelona
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£291One-way
Other options
08:15Montpellier4h30 12:45Barcelona
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£531One-way
16:28Montpellier Saint-Roch3h05 19:33Barcelona Sants
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£721One-way
13:46Montpellier Saint-Roch3h07 16:53Barcelona Sants
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£831One-way

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Tue
21 Sep
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
22 Sep
£72Renfe-SNCF
£17Flixbus
Thu
23 Sep
£59Renfe-SNCF
£13Flixbus
Fri
24 Sep
£65Renfe-SNCF
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
25 Sep
£59Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
26 Sep
£69Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
27 Sep
£62Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
28 Sep
£52Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
29 Sep
£52Renfe-SNCF
£8Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£52Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
1 Oct
£62Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
2 Oct
£52Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
3 Oct
£26Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
4 Oct
£22Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
5 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
6 Oct
£48Renfe-SNCF
£8Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
£48Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
8 Oct
£56Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
9 Oct
£22Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
10 Oct
£48Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
11 Oct
£22Renfe-SNCF
£8BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information from Montpellier to Barcelona

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £126
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £58 • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Gnv or Renfe-SNCF

Take a coach, ferry or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) between Montpellier and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Gnv or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Montpellier to Barcelona.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Montpellier, France currently allowed?

Travel between Montpellier, France and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Montpellier?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Montpellier and Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Barcelona, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/09/2021. 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.

How do I travel from Montpellier to Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to get from Montpellier to Barcelona: coach, ferry or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Barcelona. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A coach journey is usually £118 less than a journey to Barcelona by ferry, which costs on average £126 for the same trip.

A coach is about £50 less than a train, which costs on average £58 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Barcelona from Montpellier?

The quickest way to travel to Barcelona from Montpellier is by train, which takes on average 3 h 5 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 20 min   on average.

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How far is it from Montpellier to Barcelona?

You should expect to travel around 176 miles (284 km) from Montpellier to Barcelona.

How many services a day are there between Montpellier and Barcelona?

The average frequency per day from Montpellier to Barcelona is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Montpellier to Barcelona?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Montpellier, Rue de la Madeleine (Sabines) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Trains mostly depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Which travel companies can take me from Montpellier to Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel from Montpellier to Barcelona by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £8 with Flixbus from Montpellier to Barcelona.
  • You can take a ferry from Montpellier to Barcelona with Gnv. Cheap tickets can be found for £126 with Gnv from Montpellier to Barcelona.
  • You can take a train from Montpellier to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF. Cheap tickets can be found for £58 with Renfe-SNCF from Montpellier to Barcelona.
Is there a direct service to Barcelona from Montpellier?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You'll find direct train services to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF with around 2 direct trains every day.

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.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Montpellier and Barcelona ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Montpellier to Barcelona often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Montpellier and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Montpellier to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Montpellier to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £8 one way for this route.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £126 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £58 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Montpellier to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Montpellier
Barcelona
Gare routière de Montpellier Les Sabines
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