Trains from
Lyon to Montpellier

Lyon to Montpellier route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time2h 24m
Trains per day11
Fare range€20-€138

First & last trains

First train departs at07:06
Last train departs at22:06

Fastest journey

Fastest route1h 39m


Origin StationLyon
Destination StationMontpellier

Train times for Tue 22 Aug

1h 52mDirect
1h 54mDirect
1h 58mDirect
1h 58m1 change
1h 52mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Montpellier start at €39.63 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Montpellier?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Montpellier is €20. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Montpellier for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Montpellier by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Montpellier is 2 hours and 24 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 39 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Montpellier. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Montpellier?

The first train from Lyon to Montpellier departs at 07:06. The last train from Lyon to Montpellier departs at 22:06. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Montpellier?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Montpellier without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Lyon to Montpellier. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Montpellier to Lyon.

  • *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 Lyon to Montpellier for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. 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 02/08/2017 for travel on 05/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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