There are 7 ways to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo 20 / ...

$88 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione 076
  3. Take the bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191

$57 - $106

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo 61-Y / ...

$114 - $187

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Swiss Alps 301.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Monaco to Zurich, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Monaco (MCM) to Zurich (ZRH) MCM - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$102 - $341

Fly Nice to Zurich, train, line 2 train, line 110 bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the line 2 train from Arth-Goldau to Erstfeld
  4. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo
  5. Take the line 110 bus from Airolo, Stazione to Gotthard Passhöhe

$112 - $366

Fly Nice to Basel, train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$108 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Monaco and Swiss Alps is 327 km. The road distance is 481.8 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 47 min to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monaco to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Monaco Place dArmes and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Aéroport T.2, Nice - Airport, Milan, Milan, Castione, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Monaco and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Monaco to Swiss Alps via Milano Centrale, Bellinzona, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 9 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monaco to Swiss Alps via Nice Airport, Aéroport T.2, Aéroport T.1, Nice - Airport, Milan, Milan, Milan, Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione, Castione, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 13 h 2 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Airolo, Stazione to Gotthard Passhöhe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Lugano
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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