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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Monaco by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Nice  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE

71€ - 231€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Av America to Nice Aéroport 252

56€ - 99€

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Fly to Monaco  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Monaco (MCM) MAD - MCM

106€ - 509€

Train  •  13h

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo Ec / ...

131€ - 250€

Train via Figueres  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Figueres Vilafant Ave
  2. Take the train from Figueres Vilafant to Marseille St Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo Ec / ...

139€ - 261€

Bus via Niza  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Niza

99€ - 155€

Drive  •  12h 5m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Monaco 1273.1 km

130€ - 190€

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Last updated: July 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Monaco is to bus which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 22h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Monaco is to fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Monaco via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via Barcelona-Sants and Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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The distance between Madrid and Monaco is 988 km. The road distance is 1273.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 13h and costs 130€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Madrid to Monaco, including transfers.

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Madrid to Monaco bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Monaco train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Monaco is to fly which takes 5h 22m and costs 70€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 250€ and takes 13h, you could also bus via Niza, which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 21h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 988.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Monaco?

Iberia, Air France and three other airlines fly from Madrid to Monaco 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Monaco via Barcelona-Sants and Marseille St Charles in around 13h.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Palma Mallorca, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Paris Orly, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Rome, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Lisbon, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Frankfurt, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Madrid to Monaco via Munich, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Figueres Vilafant
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
75€ - 100€
Promo+
83€ - 89€
Flexible
100€ - 140€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Figueres Vilafant to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Thello
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 Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
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 Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
29€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Niza
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Av America to Nice Aéroport
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Madrid to Monaco bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Niza station.

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Madrid to Monaco train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Monaco is 1273 km. It takes approximately 12h 5m to drive from Madrid to Monaco.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Europa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4747+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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