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

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice 404

$33 - $70

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Bus, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia Rv

$34 - $77

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Brig 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$95 - $204

Bus Lignes Express  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Grenoble-Gare-Routière Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Grenoble-Gare-Routière / ...
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban Ler 31

$62 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Monaco 284.4 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Lyon, fly to Nice  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$65 - $289

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Nice  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$54 - $145

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Monaco  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Monaco (MCM) GVA - MCM

$73 - $288

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Monaco is to bus and train which costs 29€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Monaco is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Turin, Torino and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Vallorcine, Martigny, Brig, Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Monaco is 247 km. The road distance is 455 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Monaco without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 28€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Chamonix to Monaco, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Monaco is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 28€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 180€ and takes 11 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Monaco?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Monaco via Turin, Torino, Nice, Nice, and Nice Airport in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Monaco via Vallorcine, Martigny, Brig, Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 11 h 23 min.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Rome, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Barcelona, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Nantes, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Brussels, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
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 Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
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 Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Grenoble-Gare-Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
en.oui.sncf
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE Gare Routiere to NICE Gare Routiere Vauban
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Monaco is 455 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Chamonix to Monaco.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3112+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 7€.

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