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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Monaco by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Zurich to Nice  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$82 - $266

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich to Nice, Nice N507

$42 - $85

5 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly to Nice  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$82 - $241

Fly Zurich to Monaco  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Monaco (MCM) ZRH - MCM

$131 - $569

Train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$74 - $127

Bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Nice

$66 - $148

Drive  •  6h 7m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Monaco 369.3 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Monaco is to night bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 85 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Monaco is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 270 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Station J.C. Bermond and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Zürich and Monaco is 414 km. The road distance is 590.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 8h 45m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Zürich to Monaco, including transfers.

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Zürich to Monaco bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Monaco train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Monaco is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 130 and takes 8h 45m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 150 and takes 11h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 258.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Monaco?

Swiss flies from Zürich to Monaco 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Monaco via Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Munich, Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Vienna, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Brussels, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Zurich to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Zürich to Monaco bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Zürich to Monaco train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Monaco is 591 km. It takes approximately 6h 7m to drive from Zürich to Monaco.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3306+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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