Ferry to Sete

Passengers traveling by ferry to Sete arrive at a port and a seaside resort on the Mediterranean, also known as Cette until 1928!

It is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc region in southern France. Nowadays people refer to Sète as to “the Venice of Languedoc”. This magnificent place has its own very strong cultural identity, traditions, cuisine and dialect. It is also the hometown of a lot of artists like Paul Valéry and Georges Brassens.

It was Louis XIV who had instructed his minister Colbert to find a new sea route for the royal galleys and to create a port for shipping Languedoc’s products, Ferries to Sete approach the very same port at present. Built upon and around Mont St Clair, Sète has a network of canals that link between the Étang de Thau, an enclosed saltwater lake, and the Mediterranean Sea. Before departing with the Ferry from Sete, visitors should visit the Paul Valéry Museum which contains a collection of his drawings and manuscripts. Also, Sète is a center of water jousting and hosts a major tournament during the town festival, the St-Louis. If you are in Sète on the 25th August you will be amazed by the canal jousting competitions, music and fireworks in honor of St. Luis, the patron saint of the town.

First and foremost a port, Sète has become a vitally important presence in southern France. Ferry routes Sete serves tourists to arrive at today's vibrant, bustling town. Visitors will find a lot of attractions, mostly within a few minutes walk from the port, including art galleries, museums and a splendid market, known for fish, seafood and local produce. Through Ferry routes, Sete passengers can find out how to get to this wonderful town with its 12 km long sandy beaches, the exquisite cuisine and the traditional jousting which is much more than simple folklore or tradition, as it reflects the very soul of Sète's inhabitants!\

Ferry Port Sete

Forthcoming information advises on how to get to the ferry port Sete from the International Montpellier Airport and the Sete city center by train, bus, shuttle bus, boat shuttle and taxi.

How to get to Sete Port

How to get to the Sete port from the Montpellier International Airport and the Sete City Center?

Montpellier International Airport to Sete Port

Upon arrival at the Montepellier International Airport, you will first have to go to Montpellier city and then reach Sete easily by train, bus and taxi. See below your alternatives in further detail. 

In order to arrive at Montpellier from the Montpellier Internation Airport, you must take the shuttle bus line 120 and get off at Place de l'Europe. More information about line 120 shuttle bus at Montpellier Airport Shuttle Bus. It is also possible to get to Montpellier by using the bus outside the arrivals terminal which goes to Boirargues and then boards on the tram line 3 which drops you off at Port Marianne in the city center.

After arriving at Montpellier, you can use the following means to get transferred to Sete.


Reach Saint Roch Train Station in the center of Montpellier and board on the train to Sete. Useful information at Montpellier Trains.


The bus terminal is located 3km from the city center at La Croix d road. Take the bus to Sete and in approx. 50mins you will be is Sete. Details about bus schedules at Montpellier Buses.


Taxis are always a choice to travel but can be really expensive. Grab one from the street or call +33 467 58 10 10.

Sete City Center to Sete Port

From the City Center of Sete, you can get to the Sete port by taking advantage of the following public transportation means.


There is a public bus service traveling all around the city of Sete. Detailed information at Sete Buses.

Boat Shuttle

An alternative way of transportation but also a fun one. Move around Sete in boat shuttles. Learn more about departures and arrivals at Sete Boat Shuttle.


Pick a taxi to go to Sete port or call +33 04 67 51 50 00.

Schedules & Prices Sete

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Discounts & Offers Sete