Montpellier airport (MPL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


  Passenger Guide


Montpellier Méditerranée Airport, also known as Fréjorgues Airport and opened in 1946, is an important French air terminal. It operates with domestic flights and some important destinations in Europe and Northern Africa.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.8 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +33 467 208 500. The information desk is situated between the Arrivals and Departures Halls and is available from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. In the Arrivals Hall there are interactive stations with tourist information.


The airport is located in the Mauguio commune, 7 km (4.5 miles) southeast from Montpellier.

 See Map

What services does Montpellier airport (MPL) facilities include

The airport has an ATM, mailbox, photocopier, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. Next to the passenger terminal there is a business center with meeting and conference rooms. The Promeo Lounge is located next to gates 16 and 17 and opens from 4:45 am to 9:00 pm (Saturdays until 5:30 pm); it provides newspapers, Wi-Fi, TV, cold and hot drinks, food, workstations (accessible for first or business class passengers from Air France, Hop!, KLM and Royal Air Maroc, Flying Blue Gold or Platinum, Safar Flyer Gold or Ambassador members, or by paying at the door - €18.00).

Food and Drinks- There are bars both in the Arrivals and Departures areas.
Shopping- Duty-free goods in the Departures Hall, in addition to a shop selling souvenirs, books, tobacco and press.
Baggage- Lost belongings should be accounted for at the airport's information desk from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm (Tel +33 467 208 500).
Other Services- Travel agencies, baby care facilities, photo booth, gas station.


Accommodation near Montpellier airport (MPL)

The Aéroport Hôtel is found 500 meters from the terminal and provides a free shuttle service for their guests. Alternatives nearby include:

Brit Hotel Montpellier Parc Expo (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Villa Gheco (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Fasthôtel Montpellier-Est Parc Expo (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Eurotel (1.8 km/1.1 miles)
Premiere Classe Montpellier Est - Parc Des Expositions - Aéroport (2 km/1.2 miles)


  Booking accommodation

Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 120 from Hérault Transport (Tel +33 434 888 999) operates every hour from 8:30 am to 0:00 am and links the airport with Place de l'Europe tram station in about 25 minutes. There you can board tram line 1 to St. Roch Railway Station. Tickets have a cost of €1.60 (€2.60 to make connections with other bus or tram lines). Timetable and schedule

Taxi - Ranks are found outside the terminal. Prices are higher during the night (from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am), on Sundays and holidays. The fare to downtown Montpellier is around €28.00 and the trip takes 15 minutes, depending on traffic. More information: Tel +33 434 966 060.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters outside the terminal, opposite the business center.

Autorapido (Tel +33 608 022 611 / 681 088 114 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +33 820 611 642 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday from 8:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +33 821 230 493 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +33 467 151 347 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:15 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday from 8:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +33 825 062 124 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 8:00 am to 0:00 am, Sunday from 8:30 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +33 467 200 464 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 8:00 am to 0:00 am, Sunday from 9:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +33 820 007 498 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 11:45 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 11:45 pm)


Car rental search

Parking services at Montpellier airport (MPL)

Inside the enclosure there are several parking areas. Payment can be made at the exit from each lot, at ticket machines located in the Arrivals Hall or at a desk situated on level -1 of P2. More information: Tel +33 467 208 542. Rates

P0 - Area under surveillance 24 hours a day, with direct access to the Departures Hall and valet parking service.
P2 - For short stays, across from the terminal.
P4 - Situated behind the previous lot, for medium stays.
P6 - Spaces located farther away, for longer periods.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are special parking spaces and help points in front of car park P2 and in the check-in area. Children travelling alone will be escorted and supervised by the staff of the air company from the check-in procedure, during the flight and while disembarking. It is advised to arrange the proper services with your airline or travel agency at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours before your arrival.

  Rent a car at Montpellier (MPL)   Accommodation in Montpellier  VIP LOUNGE PASS

Latest updates: February 27, 2019