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Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Ec / ...

$156 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Aix-en-Provence
  3. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nice - Airport

$47 - $86

7 alternative options

Train, bus FlixBus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Turin, Torino 222
  3. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 404

$73 - $121

Train, bus Ouibus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$66 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Monaco 337.8 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$79 - $192

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 59 min

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

$129 - $398

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$151 - $384

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$119 - $303

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Monaco?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Monaco via Genève, Geneve, Marseille-St-Charles, and Nice Ville in around 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Monaco via Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Aix-en-Provence, Nice - Airport, Aéroport / Promenade, Aéroport T.2, and Nice Airport in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve 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
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$41 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Martigny to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lausanne and Monaco is 315 km. The road distance is 541 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Monaco is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 90 and takes 10 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Monaco is to train and fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 190.

No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Geneve, Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Monaco Place d’Armes via Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Aix-en-Provence, Aéroport / Promenade and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Lausanne to Monaco, including transfers.