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There are 4 ways to get from Grenoble to Monaco by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to Cagnes Sur Mer - Gare Sncf - Cagnes Sur Mer Ler 31

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Train, fly  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

76€ - 230€

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Train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

136€ - 282€

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Monaco 485.9 km

50€ - 80€

Grenoble to Monaco by train

The train journey time between Grenoble and Monaco is around 9h 55m and covers a distance of around 549 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 6m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Grenoble to Monaco train service departs from Grenoble and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically 36 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grenoble to Monaco train schedules

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for France

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Monaco relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Monaco, please check government recommendations.

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Last updated: May 12 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Monaco is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Monaco is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Monaco is 210 km. The road distance is 485.9 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Monaco without a car is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Grenoble to Monaco, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Monaco train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Monaco is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 290€ and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Grenoble to Monaco train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 209.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Monaco?

Zou! LER operates a bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to Cagnes Sur Mer - Gare Sncf - Cagnes Sur Mer twice daily, and the journey takes 6h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grenoble to Monaco via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Marseille St Charles, and Nice Ville in around 7h 27m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 190€
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Train operators
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 Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to Cagnes Sur Mer - Gare Sncf - Cagnes Sur Mer
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Monaco is 486 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Grenoble to Monaco.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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