There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Monaco by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville Tgv

$116 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$37 - $56

4 alternative options

Train via Marseille-St-Charles  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$110 - $144

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Nice, Nice N719 / ...

$45 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Monaco 307.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$68 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Monaco is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Monaco is to fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Monaco is 302 km. The road distance is 492.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Lyon to Monaco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon station to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Aéroport / Promenade and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Monaco?

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Monaco 4 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Monaco every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
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
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
SNCF
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Contact Details
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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