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

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Train  •  2h 54m

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

17€ - 60€

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Bus via La Turbie Mairie  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice 798 / ...

13€ - 19€

4 alternative options

Train via Nice Ville  •  3h 23m

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

21€ - 79€

Bus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the bus from MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE Ler 20

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Monaco 221 km

26€ - 40€

Night bus, fly  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice Airport
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Monaco (MCM) NCE - MCM

162€ - 2014€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to bus via La Turbie Mairie which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to drive which costs 26€ - 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, Marseille St. Charles and arriving at La Turbie Mairie via Nice Vauban. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille St Charles and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 17€ - 60€.

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The train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo takes 2h 54m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Marseille to Monaco is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 17€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 171.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Monaco?

Thello operates a train from Marseille St Charles to Monaco Monte Carlo once daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 24€ and the journey takes 2h 54m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Zou! LER operates a bus from MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE 5 times a day, and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nice to Monaco
Ave. Duration
6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 2000€
Train operators
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
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
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€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
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).

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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
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Monaco Airport is the direct flight which takes 6 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Monaco is 221 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Marseille to Monaco.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Nice Airport to Monaco Airport.

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