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

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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Train via Marseille-St-Charles  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$135 - $174

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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Turin, Torino N504 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice 404 / ...

$38 - $78

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Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville Tgv

$138 - $183

Night bus, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Gare Routière to Nice - Gare Routière Vauban 31

$66 - $88

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Monaco 332.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Geneva to Nice  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$56 - $155

Train to Lyon, fly to Nice  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$99 - $341

Fly Geneva to Monaco  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Monaco (MCM) GVA - MCM

$75 - $298

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Monaco is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 90 and takes 10 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Monaco is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Turin, Torino and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Monaco is 292 km. The road distance is 532.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Geneva to Monaco, including transfers.

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Geneva to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Monaco train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Monaco is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 160 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 182.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Monaco?

You can take a train from Geneva to Monaco via Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville in around 7 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Monaco via Turin, Torino, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, and Nice Airport in around 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 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, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Olbia, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Heli Securite
Website
helicopter-saint-tropez.com
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Geneva to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneva to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
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
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Grenoble - Gare Routière to Nice - Gare Routière Vauban
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Geneva to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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Geneva to Monaco train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Monaco is 532 km. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from Geneva to Monaco.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3111+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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