Book your Christmas and winter holiday trains. Read COVID-19 updates on European train services here. Buche deine Zugreise für Weihnachten und die Winterferien. Lies Coronavirus-Updates über Zugverbindungen in Europa hier. Réservez vos trains pour les vacances de Noël et d'hiver. Lisez notre page dédiée aux nouvelles sur le Covid-19 et les conditions de circulation en Europe ici. Prenota il tuo viaggio per Natale e le vacanze d’inverno. Leggi gli aggiornamenti COVID-19 sui servizi dei treni in Europa qui. Reservan sus trenes para las vacaciones de Navidad y del invierno. Lea las actualizaciones sobre COVID-19 y los servicios de trenes europeos aquí. Reservem seus trens de Natal e de inverno. Leia as atualizações sobre o Covid-19 e os serviços ferroviários europeus aqui.

Trains to Montpellier

Montpellier is a city with a real buzz, and it is the perfect destination to reach by train. Less than 3 hrs 30 mins from Paris by fast train, and served by many other high-speed routes, Montpellier is good for a city break or longer stay. Sooner or later, most devotees of French rail travel find themselves making a stopover in Montpellier.

The historic city centre is just a stone's throw from the main station - which is called Montpellier Saint-Roch. The listings of train departures from Saint-Roch are in themselves an invitation to adventure. You'll find direct services to Barcelona or Brussels, Metz or Madrid. Take your pick. Marseille and Avignon are both just a short hop away. There are direct trains running west to Carcassonne, Toulouse and Bordeaux.

Sunny Montpellier is one of France's fastest growing cities. It's stylish, fast-paced and during term time packed with students who now comprise about a quarter of the city's population of 275,000. There are a number of showpiece new developments, not least a new out-of-town railway station which opened in mid-2018 amid a squabble as to how many trains will actually serve the new station. For now, at least, Montpellier Saint-Roch is secure in its position as the major rail hub for the city with only a handful of trains using the new station which is called Montpellier-Sud-de-France.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.