Basel to Montpellier by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    00:42
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 29m
  • Distance
    525 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Montpellier by train

Fast trains from Basel to Montpellier take around 5 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 525 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Montpellier.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Montpellier?

Journeys between Basel and Montpellier usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Basel to Montpellier every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Montpellier?

The Basel to Montpellier train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Montpellier train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Montpellier is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:21 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 04:57, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Basel to Montpellier train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Montpellier by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Montpellier?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Montpellier, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Autocar
  • Lyria
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.