There are 5 ways to get from Marseille to Monaco by train, bus or car

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

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Monaco-Monte-Carlo Ec / ...

$35 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice 404 / ...

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Train via Nice Ville  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Ec / ...

$45 - $70

Bus Ouibus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$27 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Monaco 138 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

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The distance between Marseille and Monaco is 171 km. The road distance is 221 km.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Monaco-Monte-Carlo takes 3 h 3 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Marseille, France and Monaco?

SNCF operates a train from Marseille to Monaco 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Marseille to Monaco 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Isilines also services this route 5 times a week.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus

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