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There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Monaco by train, bus, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 189.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Monaco?

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Monaco (Capital) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $130 and the journey takes 4 hours 31 minutes. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Monaco (Capital) twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 hours 15 minutes.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville
Avg. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Avg. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
French Railways (SNCF)
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Avg. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2
Avg. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Gare routière Perrache to Nice - Aéroport
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus

How far is it from Lyon to Monaco?

The distance between Lyon and Monaco is 303 km. The road distance is 492 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Monaco?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Monaco is to bus which costs 45€ and takes 8 hours 9 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Monaco?

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Monaco is to fly which takes 3 hours 13 minutes and costs 110€.

Is there a direct train between Lyon and Monaco?

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 hours 4 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Lyon and Monaco?

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Monaco Place d’Armes via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 4 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Lyon to Monaco?

It takes approximately 5 hours 4 minutes to get from Lyon to Monaco, including transfers.