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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Nice Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Marseille St Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Marseille
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes

Bus via Le Port - NICE

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Niza

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Monaco

Barcelona to Monaco by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Monaco is around 10h 50m and covers a distance of around 758 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 54m. The fastest train normally takes 10h 3m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Barcelona to Monaco train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 55m
Layover time:
2h 54m
Total time:
10h 50m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
10h 3m
Train distance:
758 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€100
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:15
Last train departs at:
10:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Monaco train schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Monaco

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Monaco. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Monaco.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Spain are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Spain

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Monaco relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Monaco, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Monaco. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Monaco, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Monaco is to bus which costs €22 - €45 and takes 11h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona to Monaco is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs €22 - €100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Jardin Exotique - MONACO via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via Narbonne, Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 54m.

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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 9h 54m and costs €100 - €190.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m 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 Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Monaco is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs €22 - €100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €190 and takes 9h 54m, you could also bus, which costs €22 - €45 and takes 11h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 502.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Monaco?

Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Barcelona to Monaco twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Monaco via Narbonne, Marseille St Charles, and Nice Ville in around 9h 54m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €95
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €65
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Bus operators
FlixBus

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Niza
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Monaco is 685 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Barcelona to Monaco.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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