There are 6 ways to get from Monaco to Nice by train, bus, rideshare, car, towncar or foot

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  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville Hotelzug / ...

$6 - $20

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Rideshare  •  34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Monaco to Nice 13 miles

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from Monaco Place Des Moulins to Nice Le Port 100 / ...

$2

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Nice 13.1 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Monaco to Nice 13.1 miles

$40 - $60

Walk  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Monaco to Nice 11 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Nice is to bus which costs 2€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Nice is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Monaco Place Des Moulins and arriving at Nice Le Port. Services depart hourly, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Monaco-Monte-Carlo and arriving at Nice Ville. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Monaco and Nice is 13 km. The road distance is 20.9 km.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs 5€ - 17€.

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The train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Monaco to Nice bus services, operated by Department Des Alpes Maritimes, depart from Monaco Place Des Moulins station.

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Monaco to Nice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Monaco-Monte-Carlo station.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice is to train which takes 24 min and costs 5€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ and takes 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Nice.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Monaco and Nice, France?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Monaco to Nice every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 24 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Department Des Alpes Maritimes operates a bus from Monaco to Nice every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 39 min. Lignes D'azur also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
Russian Railways
Bus operators
Department Des Alpes Maritimes
Phone
+33 4 93 29 82 00
Email
contact@departement06.fr
Website
departement06.fr
Bus from Monaco Place Des Moulins to Nice Le Port
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
Paca Mobilita
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Monaco to Nice
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Nice
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Monaco to Nice
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$40 - $60
Van
$60 - $85
Berline
$60 - $80

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Monaco to Nice bus services, operated by Department Des Alpes Maritimes, arrive at Nice Le Port station.

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Monaco to Nice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Nice is 21 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Monaco to Nice.

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There are 3964+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Monaco and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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