Montpellier to Lyon route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 24m
Trains per day10
Fare range€10-€135
Distance252km
First & last trains
First train departs at05:26
Last train departs at20:06
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 46m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMontpellier
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 24 Oct

10:31
12:26
Montpellier
Lyon
1h 55mDirect
12:06
13:42
Montpellier
Lyon
3h 28m1 change
12:14
13:24
Montpellier
Lyon
3h 16m2 changes
12:42
13:59
Montpellier
Lyon
2h 52m2 changes
14:11
16:04
Montpellier
Lyon
1h 53mDirect

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Montpellier to Lyon start at €37.87 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€37.87
14 days
in advance
€49.24
Avg. single price
On the day
€53.86
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Montpellier to Lyon is €10. To buy train tickets from Montpellier to Lyon 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 Montpellier to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Montpellier and Lyon is 2 hours and 24 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 46 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Montpellier to Lyon. 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 Montpellier to Lyon?

The first train from Montpellier to Lyon departs at 05:26. The last train from Montpellier to Lyon departs at 20:06. 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 Montpellier and Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Montpellier to Lyon without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Montpellier to Lyon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Montpellier?

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

  • *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 Montpellier to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/10/2017. 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 29/06/2017 for travel on 21/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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