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Flights to Montpellier

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Last minute flights to Montpellier

Departure Sun, 15 Dec Return Tue, 17 Dec
STN London
MRS Marseille
return from £24
Departure Fri, 03 Jan Return Mon, 06 Jan
EXT Exeter
MPL Montpellier
return from £371
Departure Fri, 20 Dec Return Sat, 28 Dec
RIX Riga
MPL Montpellier
return from £692
Departure Fri, 13 Dec Return Sun, 15 Dec
BRS Bristol
MPL Montpellier
return from £597
Popular flight routes to Montpellier
London - Marseille
return from £24
Birmingham - Montpellier
return from £372
Manchester - Montpellier
return from £178

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

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Montpellier?
The top month to book flights to Montpellier is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Montpellier flights is June. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Montpellier, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Montpellier?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Montpellier is... August. The next best month to travel to Montpellier is July. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Montpellier. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Montpellier is January.
📌 How far is Montpellier’s airport from the city centre?
Montpellier’s airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport is located 184 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 about 1.35 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Montpellier centre is around 2.87 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 Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport to Montpellier city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Montpellier city centre?
There are many ways to get from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport to central Montpellier:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport to Montpellier city centre when driving is 3 hours 34 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Montpellier?
If you are going to Montpellier, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.13 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 42.21 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.92 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 5.06 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.22 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.36 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 2.02 GBP
  • - Water: 1.39 GBP

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