There are 6 ways to get from Genoa to Monaco by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Thello  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Monaco Ec / ...

$14 - $50

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Rideshare  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Monaco 116.3 miles

$9 - $19

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Reg / ...

$17 - $51

Bus Eurolines IT  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Monaco Place dArmes 110 Express

$45 - $63

Bus Lirosi Linee  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Menton

$17 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Monaco 117.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 16€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole Stazione FS and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Monaco. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Monaco is 143 km. The road distance is 187.5 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Monaco without a car is to Thello which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 12€ - 40€.

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The Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Monaco takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Genoa to Monaco bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Genova Brignole Stazione FS station.

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

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The best way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to Thello which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 12€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 89.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Monaco?

Thello operates a train from Genoa to Monaco 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genoa to Monaco via Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière and Nice Airport in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Monaco
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Piazza Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Piazza Principe to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
Department Des Alpes Maritimes
Phone
+33 4 93 29 82 00
Email
contact@departement06.fr
Website
departement06.fr
Bus from Nice Airport to Monaco Place dArmes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
Paca Mobilita
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Genova to Menton
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Genoa to Monaco bus services, operated by Department Des Alpes Maritimes, arrive at Monaco Place dArmes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Monaco is 188 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Genoa to Monaco.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Genoa and Monaco. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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