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Last minute flights to Montpellier

Departure Wed, 06 Nov Return Thu, 14 Nov
STN London
MRS Marseille
return from £29
Departure Tue, 22 Oct Return Thu, 24 Oct
BRS Bristol
MRS Marseille
return from £78
Departure Mon, 28 Oct Return Sat, 02 Nov
BLL Billund
MPL Montpellier
return from £208
Departure Tue, 29 Oct Return Thu, 31 Oct
BRU Brussels
MPL Montpellier
return from £402
Popular flight routes to Montpellier
London - Marseille
return from £21
Norwich - Montpellier
return from £155
Bristol - Montpellier
return from £187
Copenhagen - Marseille
return from £289
Manchester - Montpellier
return from £177

Trips to Montpellier

Montpellier travel

At the end of a flight to Montpellier lies an attractive city and gateway to the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the south of France. Located minutes from sun-kissed beaches, Montpellier boasts a vibrant historical quarter, tree-lined boulevards, majestic 19th century mansions and graceful squares. As the city's student population has increased, so have the trendy boutiques and lively bars to complement an already established choice of sophisticated wine bars and restaurants. Montpellier also makes a good base for exploring the Languedoc-Roussillon region's idyllic wine routes, nearby Aigues-Mortes and Nimes, as well as the unspoilt beaches of Espiguette.

Things to do and places to see in Montpellier

The city of Montpellier charms with its compact centre, cobbled streets, museums and cafe culture. The focal point of the city is the Place de la Comédie, also known as l'OEuf (the Egg) because of its oval shape, one of the largest pedestrianised areas in Europe. Be sure to wander around the elegant mansions and 14th century Cathédrale de Saint Pierre of the historic centre of the city, known as the "Ecusson". Visitors on a trip to Montpellier will also find all manner of pretty streets and squares packed with bustling restaurants and pavement cafes, perfect for al fresco dining.

When visiting Montpellier, be sure to:

  • Get your bearings in the vast Place de la Comédie, overlooked by the 19th century opera house
  • Visit the Cathédrale St Pierre, which dates from the 14th Century
  • Browse the shops along the Rue de la Loge
  • Take in the breath-taking view of the intricate Neo-classical 18th century Château d'Eau
  • Catch the tram to the beach and soak up some sun
  • Visit the Musée Fabre, which houses several floors filled with absorbing works of art
  • See the Château de Flaugergues, one of the city's follies
  • Get lost in the picturesque, narrow lanes of the Old Town
  • Try local dishes in one of the many atmospheric bistros that line the streets
  • Walk through the 16th century botanical gardens of the Jardin des Plantes
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Montpellier airports

Passengers arriving in Montpellier will land at Montpellier Airport (otherwise known as Montpellier Méditerranée Airport), in the town of Mauguio, five miles from the city centre. It is the largest airport in the region.

  • Marseille Provence Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Marseille Airport are the following: Air France, Ryanair et easyJet.

    Location

    Marseille Provence Airport is located approximately 27km northwest of the city of Marseille.

    Transport options

    The airport is well-connected to three motorways: A7, A8 and A54. A railway station connects the airport to the city centre and other destinations. From the centre, take the train Vitrolles-Aeroport Marseille Provence. Eight bus routes also service the airport to the city. Other ways of moving around Marseille include taxis, shuttles and rental cars.

  • Montpellier Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Montpellier including: Air France, easyJet and Hop !.

    Location

    Montpellier Airport is located just a few miles from the city centre, halfway between Provence and Catalonia in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

    Transport options

    The airport is about a ten-minute drive from the city centre via the D66. An airport shuttle (line 120) links the airport with Place de l'Europe tram station where you can take line 1 to the city centre and railway station. In summer, there is a tramway shuttle and beach shuttle service. Taxis wait outside the arrivals hall exit.

FAQ's about Montpellier

How far is Montpellier’s airport from the city centre?
Montpellier’s airport Marseille-Provence is located 68 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Montpellier’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is of 1.39 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Marseille-Provence , for example, the average price for the ride to Montpellier center is around 2.94 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Montpellier. Pick your preferred car type and get from Marseille-Provence to Montpellier city centre on your own terms.

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