Getting to Montpellier By car

By car

Along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in southern France, Montpellier has everything it takes to please. Montpellier is vibrant, elegant and artistic. People are drawn here by the city’s rich past and present.

Montpellier is served by the motorways A9/ A709 and A7. The International Airport Montpellier Fréjorgues is located at 8km from the city center. And the train station “ST Roch” is located at the heart of the town just 200 m away from the Place de la Comédie.

Exit Nord (28): access to Montpellier Lunaret Zoo, hospitals and universities.
Exit Est (29): access to the historical center, Montpellier Tourist Office, Corum Conference Center, Millénaire business district, Zénith Sud auditorium, Odysseum leisure and shopping center, and the Montpellier Exposition Park
Exit Ouest (30): access to Yves du Manoir stadium, La Mosson stadium
Exit Sud (31): access to the Montpellier Saint-Roch train station (“gare” in French)

More information : French motorways and Southern French motorways (ASF)

To get to the Montpellier Tourist office, follow signs to “Centre Ville, Centre Historique, Parking Corum/Comédie”

GPS coordinates : Latitude : 43,6094651,  Longitude : 3,8813552

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ZFE (Low Emission Zone) Crit'air sticker

Are you planning to stay in Montpellier, to discover the city and its surrounding towns (Castelnau-le-Lez, Clapiers, Grabels, Jacou, Juvignac, Lattes, Le Crès, Pérols, Saint Jean de Védas or Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone)?

Montpellier and its metropolitan area are a low-emission zone (ZFE), a perimeter in which the most polluting vehicles are banned from traffic of the most polluting vehicles is limited or prohibited.

  • The traffic restrictions are progressive. From 1 January 2024, for private individuals, petrol cars made before 1997 (1st registration up to 31/12/1996) and diesel cars made before 2006 (1st registration up to 31/12/2005) will be banned from driving in the ZFE.


  • All other vehicles (motorised two-wheelers, cars, vans, buses, lorries and heavy goods vehicles) must carry a Crit’Air sticker corresponding to the level of pollutant emissions of the vehicle (or proof of purchase if you are waiting to receive it).