Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
Aéroport de Montpellier–Méditerranée (MPL) - is one of minor airports, differently called Fréjorgues Airport, territorially situated in the region Languedoc-Roussillon, department Hérault (commune of Mauguio). Airport is at a distance only 7 km away from the city Montpellier- the capital of the department. Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport, being the 10th largest airports of France owning to the number of passengers, serves mostly Montpellier city (in 2010 there have been more than 1.800.000 passengers).
Facilities and infrastructure of the Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
The airport represents the two-storeyed terminal building with 2 paved runways. On the ground floor there are 4 terminal entrances to reach check-in areas, baggage claim belts and arrivals facilities as well as departure areas for boarding. Here are also UM arrival, car park payments points, bars and restaurants, business centre and general aviation (hiring rooms and offices). Furthermore, travelers can find departure lounges, DUTY FREE and both international and domestic gates on the 1st floor.
Information desk is located in the terminal between arrivals and departures hall, customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed 7 days a week from 05h-23h. Tel: +33 (0)4 67 20 85 00.
UM service: Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport makes every effort to facilitate the boarding for unaccompanied minor passengers, do not forget to inform your air company in good time. The child will receive a pack with all information such as itinerary, boarding pass, identity papers and indication of person who will meet child on arrival. Approach to information desk 1.5 hour prior to the flight for special UM bag.
Services for people with reduced mobility: Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport is well equipped with elevators, special toilets and parking places, as well as offers wheelchair accessibility for the passengers with reduced mobility. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability, the degree of assistance required/our specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification 48 hours before the flight. Kindly note that all information should be passed to your air company or tour agent and not to Airport!
Free Wifi: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at the airport. Just chose "WIFI-by-MPL-AIRPORT" and get atomically unlimited WI-FI connection.
Parking: Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport has 5 parking divisions (for information: +33 (0)4 67 20 85 42), which offer around 3000 car parks: P VIP (VIP car spaces, closest to the terminal entrance), P0 (for Airport hotel cars), P1 (is reserved to car rental agencies), P2 (810 car parks, is just in front of the terminal building,), P4 (950 spaces, is close to AeroClub), P6 (1 500 spaces, is reserved for online booked car spaces). There are total 53 car spaces for disabled or reduced mobility passengers in P2, P4 and P6. There is also a “Drop and go” zone is for quick pick-up or drop-off immediately outside the terminal, thus the driver must stay in the car. The Airport guests can adjust tickets at the automatic ticket machines at the arrivals areas or at parking zones.
Photo booth: This photo machine and photocopier are ready to print immediately your documents needed or beloved pictures made during your vacation.
Shopping and special offers
Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! Trib’s Bar welcomes you whether for a lunch break, for a snack or for a drink 7 days a week (for menu and prices contact +33 (0)4 67 17 19 90. La Terasse is in the Arrival Hall and provides a wide range of services, business meals as well as regional specialties. At 500 m from the terminal you can reach La Brioche Dorée for delicious sandwiches, salads, drinks and much more. In the airport Hotel you will welcomed by the restaurant "Le Prince d’Aragon" for lunch and dinner every day. Faced to free time before your flight or boarding? Relay Shop is at your disposal for any purchases you might need. Take some TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco or find perfume or cosmetics by luxuriant brands at Duty Free Baltona Shop in the boarding lounge.
Private transfer services to and from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar region. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer. “Why should I choose a private transfer”? The travel time for your Montpellier Airport transfer depends on the traffic but will not exceed 20 minutes. On the way to your destination, you can already see one of the most beautiful sights in Montpellier. Your transfer from Montpellier Airport will take you through its beautiful street The Rue du Bras de Fer, Place de la Comédie, The Musée Fabre as well as the 14th-century Saint Pierre Cathedral. Our local drivers are proud and happy to work here. They know all streets of Montpellier and the surrounding area like their own backs. Montpellier is especially beautiful at various times of the year, so in winter the city is adorned with beautiful Christmas lights. With a Montpellier Airport shuttle services, you can get to the city center and see the best sights, cultural attractions and go for shopping. Booking an airport private transfer in advance is the best way to get to your accommodation in the quickest, most convenient way, whether on business or vacation, with friends or family. We make your private transfer enjoyable and easy, with a fast and secure online booking system. All our vehicles are clean and in good condition and are available 7 days a week, all year round. Definitely, our drivers are polite, very experienced and talk only about the most essential things about your trip. Book a car through us is the best way for you, because buses, metro or other public transfer options are usually associated with more effort and also act as a deterrent for visitors. If you book a convenient airport private transfer service for your next trip to Montpellier, you will sit back and enjoy right from the beginning. The stressful arrival or departure is up to your driver.
Shared transfers to and from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
The airport website offers you a possibility to book a taxi online, otherwise just call +33 (0)4 30 96 60 60. Payment can be finalized either by cash and credit card. A taxi ride from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport to the Montpellier city centre takes about 25 minutes and will cost approximatively Euros 15-30.
Shuttle Bus to and from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
Whether traveling for business or leisure, Airport offers a convenient and affordable airport shuttle service from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport. You can catch Shuttle Bus Line 120 from both Railway Station (Montpellier Sud de France) and Tramvay Station (Place de l’Europe). The route takes 15 minutes, as for rates kindly be advised of 1.60 € for only shuttle services and 2.60€ for bus/tramway. Tickets are to be purchased directly from the driver at the bus shuttle. The Airport Shuttle is equipped with wheelchair-user space for disabled and/or reduced mobility passengers. If you are at St Roch Railway Station, then take Tramway line 1, "Odysseum" direction and then catch Shuttle Bus Line 120 at "Place de l’Europe" Tramway Station. Thus, in order to avoid using public transport, as you are quickly overwhelmed in a new city and people probably speak another language, choose a direct private transfer from the airport to the city to make your arrival stress-free.
Tramway to and from Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport
ÉcoPôle and Parc Expo are the closest Montpellier tramway stations, but the stations are quite far from the terminal building. From anywhere in the Montpellier Metropolitan area you can find a TaM tramway connection, consult with: www.tam-voyages.com.
Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport Car Rental
If you prefer to travel alone in the Montpellier city and you want to explore it for yourself, to see the most iconic holiday’s locations, you can book a car online in advance on a schedule that suits you. Compare and choose the best option between the most trusted car rental companies, such as the following car rent offices available at the Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport Arrivals:
• Avis: +33 (0)8 20 61 16 42/ www.avis.fr
• Budget: +33 (0)8 21 23 04 93/ www.budget.fr
• Enterprise: +33 (0)4 67 15 13 47/ www.enterprise.fr
• Europcar: +33 (0) 8 25 06 21 24/ www.europcar.fr
• Hertz: +33 (0)4 67 20 04 64/ www.hertz.fr
• SIXT: +33 (0)8 20 00 74 98/ www.sixt.fr
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Prepare your luggage before boarding, be aware about items prohibited on the aeroplane, in the hold and the cabin. And please, never leave your baggage alone!
Lost/ damaged luggage: For damaged or lost luggage, please approach to Information desk from 05h30-23h or call +33 (0)4 67 20 85 00. For items which were left in the plane, contact your air company baggage services.
Object of counterfeiting prevention: The export or even the simple possession of object of counterfeiting is prohibited by the French legislation and will result in confiscation, customs fines and legal proceedings.
Declaration: If your cash amount is equal to or greater than 10 000 €, it becomes the object to declare. Please note that on your return trip you have to declare purchases if you travel to European Union countries. Only 2 types of privileged products for persons over 17 years of age: Tobacco: 800 cigarettes or 400 cigarillos or 200 cigars or 1kg smoking tobacco; Alcoholic beverages: 4l of wine, 16 l of beer.
Official IATA code: MPL
Address: CS 10001 Mauguio Cedex, 34137, France
• Phone: +33 (0) 4 67 20 85 00
Official Website: http://montpellier-airport.com/
The handling agents at Montpellier- Méditerranée Airport are:
• Aer Lingus, Ryanair Airlines, Royal Air Maroc Airlines, Air France, Easyjet Airlines, British Airways, HOP!, Ural Airlines
• Nimes Airport (41 km)
• Beziers airport (57 km)
• Avignon Airport (84 km)
• Marseille Airport (102 km)