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London to Montpellier Trains

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Trains from London to Montpellier

Take the train to Montpellier

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.

What’s on board?

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.

Arriving in Montpellier

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.

Fall for Montpellier’s charm

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.

Around Montpellier

  • Hit the beach at Palavas-les-Flots, Carnon or La Grande-Motte.
  • Tour the vineyards of Pic St-Loup, stopping for a tasting or two.
  • Visit the Roman temple and amphitheatre at Nîmes.

Free and cheap

  • Sit back and soak up the atmosphere in Place de la Comédie.
  • Stroll among the lily ponds at the pretty Jardin des Plantes.
  • Explore the old town’s quaint tangle of tiny streets.

What’s on in Montpellier?

May: Festival of Extreme Sports

June: Montpellier Danse

July: Festival de Radio France

July-August: Les Estivales de Montpellier

December: Christmas market

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Eurostar train journey from London to Montpellier?

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. 

Are there additional fees when travelling with the Eurostar to Brussels?

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.

How far in advance can you book your Eurostar train ticket?

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.

Can you take liquids on the Eurostar train to Brussels? 

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!

Can you take your own food on the Eurostar train to Brussels?

There are no food restrictions, so you’re allowed to bring your own food from home on the Eurostar.

How early should you arrive for 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.

How fast does the Eurostar go?

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).

Where does the Eurostar leave from in the UK?

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. 

How much luggage can I bring with me on the Eurostar when travelling to Brussels?

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

Can you take dogs on the Eurostar when travelling to Brussels?

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.

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