There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Monte Carlo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Nice  •  5 h 24 min

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

$83 - $250

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville

$74 - $248

4 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Nîmes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Nîmes to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$186 - $271

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice

$99 - $145

Bus ALSA  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Niza

$75 - $130

Drive  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Monte Carlo 795.9 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Monte Carlo. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo Casino via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Monte Carlo. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Barcelona Sants Station, Nîmes, Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 46 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Monte Carlo is 989 km. The road distance is 1273.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Monte Carlo without a car is to train which takes 13 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Madrid to Monte Carlo, including transfers.

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

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Madrid to Monte Carlo train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Monte Carlo is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 46 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Monte Carlo.
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  • Distance: 618.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Monte Carlo, Monaco?

Iberia, Air France and five other airlines fly from Madrid to Monte Carlo every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Monte Carlo via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Nîmes, Marseille-St-Charles, and Nice Ville in around 13 h 46 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Nîmes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
19 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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Madrid to Monte Carlo train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Monte Carlo is 1273 km. It takes approximately 12 h 7 min to drive from Madrid to Monte Carlo.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3051+ hotels available in Monte Carlo. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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