Rendez-vous at St Pancras International at least 30 mins before your train departs for security and passport checks. You’ll be changing trains for Montpellier in either Paris or Lille.
In Paris, it’s a quick transfer from the Gare du Nord to the Gare de Lyon, direct on RER Line D. In Lille, you just have to head up to the departures hall and change platforms.
You’ll see luggage racks for big suitcases as you enter your carriage, and more above your seat for smaller bags and cases. Toilets are located at the end of every carriage.
Wi-fi and onboard entertainment are free for everyone and there are sockets at every seat for charging your devices.
Food and drinks are available from Café Metropole, our bar buffet.
Your train will arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch, right in the heart of the city. There are no passport checks so you can just step off the train and head straight outside into the action.
There, you’ll find buses, trams and taxis to whisk you to your hotel, as well as rental bikes if you’re travelling light.
With its long, sunny days and laidback charm, Montpellier’s a great place to warm up and wind down. Hit the beach, visit a vineyard, or just sit back and soak up the atmosphere.
May: Festival of Extreme Sports
June: Montpellier Danse
July: Festival de Radio France
July-August: Les Estivales de Montpellier
December: Christmas market
Typically, the train journey from London to Montpellier takes 6hrs 39mins. When you view the available tickets, you will be able to see the length of the train journey for each departure time.
Unlike airlines, there are no hidden costs when travelling by Eurostar. Once you have picked your train tickets (Standard, Standard Premier or Business Premier), there will be no additional fees for seat selection, advanced booking, or luggage allowance.
Eurostar tickets from London to Montpellier can be booked up to 180 days before your return travel date, however, there are a few exceptions depending on engineering work or when you book. Have a look at our booking calendar and available days will show in black while the greyed-out dates are not available for sale just yet.
You can take liquids on the Eurostar and there is no volume limit, so you can bring all your toiletries and even a bottle of bubbly!
There are no food restrictions, so you’re allowed to bring your own food from home on the Eurostar.
You should get to St Pancras International 30 minutes before departure in order to pass the customs and security checks before your train departs.
Between London and Montpellier, the high-speed lines allow our trains to drive at a maximum speed of 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).
In addition to our trains from London to Montpellier, we also offer tickets to Montpellier from Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International, as well as tickets from cities in the UK that require a change in London.
Standard adult tickets allow you to bring two pieces of luggage that are up to 85cm long, and one small piece of hand luggage such as a handbag or briefcase. You can find out more information about luggage allowances here.
Pets are not allowed to travel on the Eurostar, apart from guide and assistance dogs which are welcome onboard. Have a look here to read more about what to do if you are travelling with a registered guide or assistance dog.