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There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Monaco by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Basel to Nice  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$49 - $181

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nice, Nice N508

$46 - $91

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Train to Strasbourg, fly to Nice  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$100 - $325

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice  •  5 h 39 min

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

$114 - $325

Fly Basel to Monaco  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Monaco (MCM) BSL - MCM

$83 - $344

Train, Thello  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Monaco

$129 - $201

Bus Ouibus  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Nice - Bus station Ouibus

$53 - $78

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Monaco 407.9 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Monaco is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 15 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Monaco is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 350 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Monaco via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Basel and Monaco is 426 km. The road distance is 652.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Monaco without a car is to train and Thello which takes 9 h 37 min and costs SFr 120 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Basel to Monaco, including transfers.

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Basel to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Monaco train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Monaco is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can train and Thello, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 210 and takes 9 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 95 and takes 11 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 265.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Monaco?

easyJet flies from Basel to Monaco twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Monaco via Milano Centrale in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Basel to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Basel to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Basel to Monaco via Brussels, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Basel to Monaco via Bordeaux, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Basel to Monaco via Nantes, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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 Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Monaco
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
thello.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Mulhouse to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Basel to Monaco train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Monaco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Monaco is 653 km. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Basel to Monaco.

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easyJet offers flights from Basel Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Basel to Monaco train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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There are 3259+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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