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

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Train  •  2h 37m

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

13€ - 19€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Monaco 186 km

7€ - 16€

4 alternative options

Train via Ventimiglia  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Ventimiglia Re / ...

14€ - 35€

Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Menton N1585

14€ - 16€

Bus via Trenca  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Menton Reggio Calabria

9€ - 12€

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Genoa to Monaco 186.8 km

23€ - 35€

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Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Monaco via Menton Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova P.Za Principe and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Genoa and Monaco is 143 km. The road distance is 186.8 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs 13€ - 19€.

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The train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo takes 2h 37m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Genoa to Monaco is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs 13€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 17€ and takes 4h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 143.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Monaco?

Thello operates a train from Genova P.Za Principe to Monaco Monte Carlo twice daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 19€ and the journey takes 2h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa, Genoa to Menton 4 times a day. Tickets cost 11€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 20m.

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 37m
Frequency
Twice 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€
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€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Menton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Monaco
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Genoa to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Menton 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 187 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m 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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