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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Nice  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nice (NCE) FRA - NCE

Cheapest option

Fly to Genoa, train  •  8h

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

5 alternative options

Train  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

Train via Strasbourg  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nice-Ville Tgv

Bus  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Nice Airport N508

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Karlsruhe central train station N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Nice Airport N508

Drive  •  9h 9m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco 960.8 km

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 17h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco is to fly which costs €60 - €220 and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Place D'Armes - A - MONACO via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 13m.

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It is 716 km from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco. It is approximately 960.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 12h 13m and costs €170 - €280.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Monaco train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco is to fly which takes 5h 21m and costs €60 - €220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €170 - €280 and takes 12h 13m, you could also bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 17h 5m.

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  • Distance: 716.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Monaco?

Lufthansa and Condor Flugdienst fly from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco via Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville in around 12h 13m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Flights from Frankfurt to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €700
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 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.
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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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€170 - €210
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Strasbourg to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€170 - €210
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 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Main bus station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Airport station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Monaco train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Monaco is 961 km. It takes approximately 9h 9m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Monaco.

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Condor Flugdienst and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nice Airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €3 - €5.

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