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There are 4 ways to get from Genoa to Monaco by train, rideshare or car

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

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Monaco

2 alternative options

Train via Ventimiglia

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Ventimiglia

Drive

  1. Drive from Genoa to Monaco

Genoa to Monaco by train

The train journey time between Genoa and Monaco is around 2h 44m and covers a distance of around 158 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 44m. Operated by Thello, the Genoa to Monaco train service departs from Genova P.Za Principe and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
2h 44m
Fastest train time:
2h 44m
Train distance:
158 km
Trains per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:58
Last train departs at:
17:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Genoa to Monaco train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Italy are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to rideshare which costs €8 - €17 and takes 2h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to drive. Taking this option will cost €23 - €35 and takes 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova P.Za Principe and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Genoa and Monaco is 143 km. The road distance is 182.6 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs €13 - €19.

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The train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo takes 2h 44m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Genoa to Monaco train services, operated by Thello, depart from Genova P.Za Principe station.

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Genoa to Monaco train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Monaco is 183 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Genoa to Monaco.

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  • Distance: 143.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Monaco?

Thello operates a train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €19 and the journey takes 2h 44m.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Thello
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 Brignole to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
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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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Monaco
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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