COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Monaco?

Book now

There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Monaco by plane, train, night bus, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Nice  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Nice (NCE) EDI - NCE

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Genoa, train  •  11h 9m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Genoa (GOA) EDI - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Ventimiglia

8 alternative options

Train to Glasgow, fly to Nice  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Nice (NCE) GLA - NCE

Train to Manchester, fly to Nice  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Nice (NCE) MAN - NCE

Train  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

Train via Marseille  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

Night bus, bus, train  •  27h 38m

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris 700
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice-Ville Tgv / ...

Bus, bus and ferry  •  33h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 757 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  19h 51m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Monaco

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 58m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Monaco

Edinburgh to Monaco by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Monaco is around 21h 7m and covers a distance of around 2068 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 58m. The fastest train normally takes 14h 50m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, Transilien and others, the Edinburgh to Monaco train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average train journey times

Time on train:
13h 9m
Layover time:
7h 58m
Total time:
21h 7m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
14h 50m
Train distance:
2068 km
Trains per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€316
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:40
Last train departs at:
18:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh 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

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

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 Edinburgh to Monaco is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £50 - £75 and takes 33h 10m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Monaco is to fly which costs £45 - £120 and takes 6h 51m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Jardin Exotique - MONACO via London, Lille, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 10m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

More details

It is approximately 1553 km to get from Edinburgh to Monaco.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 15h 47m and costs £270 - £900.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Edinburgh to Monaco, including transfers.

More details

Edinburgh to Monaco bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

More details

Edinburgh to Monaco train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

More details

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Monaco is to fly which takes 6h 51m and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £270 - £900 and takes 15h 47m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Monaco.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1553.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Monaco?

easyJet, KLM and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Monaco every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Monaco via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Nice Ville in around 15h 47m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Manchester to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Manchester to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €250
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €360
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €170
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€30 - €45
Off-Peak Day Single
€60 - €95
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €120
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 Genova Sestri Ponen. to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €290
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€320 - €450
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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.
For more information, please visit this page
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around Monaco

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

Search flights

Edinburgh to Monaco bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Nice - Airport station.

More details

Monaco is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 8:08 PM in Edinburgh and 9:08 PM in Monaco.

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

More details

KLM, Air France, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Nice Airport.

Search flights

There are 424+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

More details