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There are 4 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo Ter

€29 - €60

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Bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Nice Airport 404 / ...

€12 - €16

2 alternative options

Bus via Place D'Armes - MONACO  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from MARSEILLE - Gare St Charles - MARSEILLE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE Ler 20
  2. Take the bus from Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE to Place D'Armes - MONACO Lr110

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Monaco 219.8 km

€24 - €40

Marseille to Monaco by train

The train journey time between Marseille and Monaco is around 3h 12m and covers a distance of around 239 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 12m. Operated by SNCF, the Marseille to Monaco train service departs from Marseille St Charles and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 12m
Fastest train time:
3h 12m
Train distance:
239 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:58
Last train departs at:
05:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Marseille to Monaco train schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Monaco

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Monaco. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Monaco.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for France

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Monaco relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Monaco, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Monaco. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Monaco, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: July 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to bus, which costs €12 - €17 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to drive which costs €24 - €40 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Jardin Exotique - MONACO via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille St Charles and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between Marseille and Monaco is 171 km. The road distance is 219.8 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs €29 - €60.

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The train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo takes 3h 12m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Marseille to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Monaco train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Marseille St Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs €29 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €17 and takes 3h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Monaco.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 171.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Monaco?

SNCF operates a train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo 5 times a week. Tickets cost €29 - €60 and the journey takes 3h 12m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Marseille to Nice Airport every 4 hours. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Blablabus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
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 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from MARSEILLE - Gare St Charles - MARSEILLE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Zou! LER

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Marseille to Monaco bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Airport station.

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Marseille to Monaco train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Monaco is 220 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Marseille to Monaco.

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