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

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Fly to Nice  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nice (NCE) BCN - NCE

$43 - $154

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Fly to Monaco  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Monaco (MCM) BCN - MCM

$67 - $297

Train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$111 - $169

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Nice

$57 - $87

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice N728 / ...

$46 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Monaco 428.3 miles

$80 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 18 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Monaco is 502 km. The road distance is 685.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 9 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Barcelona to Monaco, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Monaco train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Monaco is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Barcelona to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 314 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Monaco?

Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Barcelona to Monaco 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Monaco via Montpellier St. Roch Station, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Marseille-St-Charles, and Nice Ville in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Geneva, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Rome, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Madrid, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Heli Securite
Website
helicopter-saint-tropez.com
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Naples, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Barcelona to Monaco train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Monaco is 685 km. It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to drive from Barcelona to Monaco.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3113+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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