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Duration 13h 29m
Distance 491 km
Average price 26€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Lyon and Monaco takes 13h 29m and the fastest bus takes 8h 7m. The bus runs, on average, 2 times per week from Lyon to Monaco. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Nice, Nice Airport

  1. Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  2. Monaco
8h 27m
26€ - 39€

Lyon to Monaco bus times

Buses run twice a week between Lyon and Monaco. The earliest departure is at 10:15 in the morning, and the last departure from Lyon is at 14:30 which arrives into Monaco at 09:22. All services require a transfer at Nice, Nice Airport (Terminal 2) and take an average of 13h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lyon to Monaco? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Jardin Exotique - MONACO via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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The distance between Lyon and Monaco is 302 km. The road distance is 491 km.

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Lyon to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice Airport station.

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There are 4389+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Lyon and Monaco?

FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Nice, Nice Airport 6 times a week. Tickets cost 23€ - 29€ and the journey takes 6h 55m. Eurolines FR also services this route once daily.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 29€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Nice Aéroport
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Menton
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus

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