When are the best times to fly from London to Montpellier
March is often mild, with temperatures frequently around 15°C or warmer, and it's one of the cheapest times to go.
June is when temperatures become very pleasant, and it's just before the busier summer period.
August is excellent for heading to the local beaches, such as the popular Carnon Plage.
December sees the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle light up the town with Christmas markets.
Airports in London
Direct flights to Montpellier leave from London Gatwick Airport (LGW), which is one of the UK's major air hubs. Some connecting flights depart from Heathrow Airport (LHR).
Useful information about Gatwick Airport
This airport is easily reached from the centre of London by a range of transport methods. The Gatwick Express is the fastest way to connect between the airport and the city.
How to get to the airport:
By train – the Gatwick express takes about 30min to and from Victoria Station.
By taxi – leave at least an hour when travelling from Central London in case of heavy traffic.
By coach – travel between the airport and Victoria Coach Station in around 90min.
Services: open 24/7, 90 minutes' free Wi-Fi use, a good selection of shops and places to eat, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas outside the terminal buildings.
Useful information about Heathrow Airport
This is the largest UK airport and one of the world's major nexuses for international travel.
How to get to the airport:
By Tube – travel on the Piccadilly line westbound from Central London in around 45min.
By train – this is one of the quickest methods, taking only around 15-30min from Paddington Station on the Heathrow Express.
By taxi – allow at least 30-40min, preferably more when the roads are busy.
By coach – depart from Victoria Coach Station and you'll reach the airport in about 35min.
Services: open 24 hours a day, offering unlimited free Wi-Fi connectivity, a huge range of shops and restaurants, baby changing, outdoor smoking facilities.
Airports in Montpellier
Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport (MPL) is a short distance from the centre of the city and is one of the South of France's major connections.
Useful information about Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport
The airport is easily reached to and from the city by tram and car, so you'll be exploring beautiful Montpellier in no time.
How to get to the airport:
By shuttle and tram – from the airport, take Airport Shuttle 120 to Place de l'Europe Tramway Station, and then Tramway Line 1 to St Roch Railway Station in the town centre.
By taxi – expect the journey to last around 30min, but possibly more when there's heavy traffic.
Services: open between 5am and 11pm, free unlimited Wi-Fi, a selection of all the usual shops and restaurants for refreshments, an outdoor smoking terrace.
What to do and visit in Montpellier
See the 17th-century triumphal arch, Porte de Peyrou.
Admire the conical towers of the 16th-century Montpellier Cathedral.
Head to the nearby beaches in as little as 20min by taxi.
Explore the Amazonian Greenhouse and exotic creatures at Montpellier Zoological Park.
Feel like royalty at the Château de Flaugergues, a magnificent stately home.
Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Montpellier
How long does the flight take to go from London to Montpellier?
The total flight time between London and Montpellier is of around 02:01 hours on average, considering an average distance of 932 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Montpellier at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Montpellier is 34£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Montpellier expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Montpellier costs an average of 1.71 GBP, 57% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP,while train tickets costs 51% less in Montpellier: 1.37 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London.If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.11 GBP in Montpellier, 38% less than the 18.00 GBP in London.The price of the coffee is around 24% cheaper in Montpellier, with an average of 2.73 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.59 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Montpellier?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Montpellier are July, June and August, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Montpellier?
The best time of the year to go to Montpellier when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Montpellier from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, January and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Montpellier.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Montpellier?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions France may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Montpellier compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Montpellier's temperatures can go up to 34.73 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.36 ºC in Montpellier, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Montpellier have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Montpellier?
The main airport route flying between London and Montpellier is: Heathrow (LHR) to Montpellier Mediterranee (MPL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
Alternatively, you can find London - Montpellier flights between Luton International (LTN) to Montpellier Mediterranee (MPL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Easyjet.
Which are the airlines with flights from London to Montpellier?
Airlines with direct flights departing from London to Montpellier are:
Flight Duration2 h and 1 mFlights between London and Montpellier take, on average, 2 h and 1 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight£34Cheapest price for a flight between London and Montpellier found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportHeathrowThe airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Montpellier
Arriving AirportMontpellier MediterraneeFlights departing London with Montpellier as destination arrive at Montpellier Mediterranee