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There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo by plane, train, car, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly Edinburgh to Nice  •  6h 57m

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

€54 - €139

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Nice  •  10h 22m

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

€84 - €397

Fly Edinburgh to Marseille, drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Marseille (MRS) EDI - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Monte Carlo

€56 - €157

Train  •  15h 37m

  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

€316 - €1002

Train via Marseille  •  16h 33m

  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-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

€354 - €1079

Train, bus  •  22h 51m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice-Ville Tgv / ...

€482 - €1113

Bus, bus and ferry  •  33h 20m

  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 802 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nice - Airport

€63 - €86

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  19h 41m

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

€360 - €465

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 57m

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

€230 - €344

Edinburgh to Monte Carlo by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Monte Carlo is around 25h 21m and covers a distance of around 2068 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 32m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, Transilien and others, the Edinburgh to Monte Carlo train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25h 21m
Fastest train time:
15h 32m
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€316
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:30
Last train departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Monte Carlo 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.

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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: June 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 33h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo is to fly which costs £45 - £120 and takes 6h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Monté Carlo via London, Lille, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo. 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 37m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Monte Carlo is 1553 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo without a car is to train which takes 15h 37m and costs £270 - £900.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo is to fly which takes 6h 57m and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £270 - £900 and takes 15h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo.
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  • Distance: 1553 km
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Monte Carlo, Monaco?

easyJet, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Nice Ville in around 15h 37m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €400
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €260
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
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 Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€7 - €10
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€60 - €95
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 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
Eurostar
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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 1m
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 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€250 - €450
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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
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
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
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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

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

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Monte Carlo is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 11:36 AM in Edinburgh and 12:36 PM in Monte Carlo.

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

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

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There are 411+ hotels available in Monte Carlo. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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