If you are out to discover the most intriguing and interesting destinations to come across in Europe, cheap flights to Montpellier are a must to avail for you. Spread along southern France alongside the Mediterranean, Montpellier spread upon two hills and the valley between them. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the region, with history being traced as far back as the medieval times. Some of the older and dense localities range with narrow streets, being entirely different from modern Montpellier which stands out today to be spacious and well planned. Plan your itinerary with TravelhouseUK when booking Montpellier flights, which land at the Mediterranee airport connecting to over 21 cities.
Non-stop flights to Montpellier are operated by easyJet only. EasyJet is a budget airline that flies daily from the London Gatwick Airport on direct flights to Montpellier. From other airports in the United Kingdom, only connecting flights are available. Connecting flights are operated by major airlines such as KLM, Air France and British Airways.
Listed below is the minimum time duration for each major route to Montpellier from the UK:
From London Gatwick: 1 hour and 50 minutes with easyJet (direct flight)
From London Heathrow: 3 hours and 30 minutes with Air France (via Paris)
From Manchester: 4 hours and 55 minutes with Air France (via Paris)
From Birmingham: 4 hours and 30 minutes with Air France (via Paris)
From Edinburgh: 5 hours and 10 minutes with Air France (via Paris)
Offering a return-ticket to Montpellier for an average cost of 80 GBP, easyJet is a priority one for price-wise travellers. EasyJet is a UK based low-cost airline that offers daily direct flights to Montpellier from the London Gatwick Airport.
Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport, having an IATA code MPL, is the major airport for cheap flights to Montpellier. It is a domestic airport that is located 7 kilometres from centre city Montpellier. The airport is ranked as the 10th busiest airport of France.
Montpellier boasts two peak-seasons; the spring/summer season and a much shorter winter stretch. The natural beauties of the city are more pronounced during the spring season (from late March to early May). The average daytime temperature is 13 °C with a few rainy days now and then. Most people prefer to travel to Montpellier during the city’s summer season (June – August). Rainy days are very few and far between and the average temperature is 23 °C. The drier months are, of course, more tourist friendly in a city that has plenty of outdoor options to choose from.
The week before Christmas marks the beginning of a second peak-season that ends by the New Year. Expatriates return to celebrate Christmas with their families and sportspersons arrive to engage in thrilling winter sports.
Autumns in Montpellier are characterized by rainy days and humidity. An average precipitation of 81 mm says a lot about the inconvenience of spending days outdoors. And the average daytime temperature is 16 °C. Tourism in Montpellier experiences a low-season from September to November. During this time, airlines and hotels offer holiday packages and limited offers to boost their dwindling sales making it the best time to travel cheap.