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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Montpellier to Nice. Traveling by bus from Montpellier to Nice usually takes around 5 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance169 mi (273 km)
Shortest duration4h 35m
Cheapest price$9.33
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Montpellier to Nice?

The average price for a bus ticket to Nice is $21.43, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Montpellier. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Montpellier to Nice in May, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $25 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Montpellier to Nice?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Montpellier to Nice that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus55h 15m$27.10
FlixBus65h 19m$23.37
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Montpellier to Nice from $9. There are 5 trips per day offered by BlaBlaCar Bus from Montpellier to Nice and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Nice. In Montpellier, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Nice from 1016, Rue Georges Méliè . In Nice, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Montpellier to Nice takes 5 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Nice in 4 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Nice.

  • FlixBus


    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Montpellier to Nice, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 19 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Montpellier to Nice during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Montpellier to Nice?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 169 miles from Montpellier to Nice. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Montpellier to Nice at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Montpellier?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Montpellier to Nice, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Montpellier to Nice every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Montpellier to Nice without transferring.

City Information


Nice is one of the most famous cities on the French Riviera and a can't miss destination in France. We even included it in our itinerary of top French cities to visit. Start your trip with a scenic stroll along the gorgeous Promenade des Anglais bordering the Mediterranean. Picture vibrant blue water, colorful beach umbrellas, and a bustle of pedestrians from all over the world. To get an aerial view of this scene, hike the Colline du Château, or castle hill, and soak in the incredible panorama of the harbor and city.

You could easily spend your entire visit soaking in the sun and salt of the sea, but make sure to save time to check out some of Nice's notable museums. Musée Marc Chagall and Musée Matisse focus on specific artists, and Musée d'Archéologie de Nice includes entrance to the ruins of a Roman settlement nearby.

One of the easiest ways to get to Nice is by bus. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Union Ivkoni run routes to this sparkling destination from other cities throughout France. SNCF trains connect Nice to other French Riviera towns like Cannes and farther cities like Paris. International travelers will likely fly into Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which welcomes direct flights from several continents.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Montpellier?

Main departure station: Montpellier Sabines Train Station

Montpellier has two bus stations with service to Nice.

All bus stations in Montpellier:

  • Montpellier Sabines Train Station

  • 1016, Rue Georges Méliè

Where does the bus arrive in Nice?

Main arrival station: Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

Buses arrive in Nice at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Nice:

  • Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

  • Aéroport Terminal 2

  • 14 Avenue des Diables Bleus

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