There are 9 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.

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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 / ...

$117 - $166

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Bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Genoa, Genoa N758 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Biasca

$91 - $149

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Bus, train  •  13 h 6 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 Nice to Geneva, train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt

$142 - $359

Fly Nice to Zurich, train, line 2 train, line 110 bus  •  8 h 34 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

$119 - $365

Fly Monaco to Zurich, train  •  6 h 58 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

$109 - $341

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 - $313

Fly Nice to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Milan Linate (LIN) NCE - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo

$170 - $508

Questions & Answers

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 Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, Genova - Stazione Marittima, Biasca, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 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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The best way to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps without a car is to train which takes 9 h 47 min and costs .

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

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Monaco to Swiss Alps bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps is to train which takes 9 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Monaco to Swiss Alps bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Biasca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Swiss Alps is 482 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Monaco to Swiss Alps.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 204.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 47 min

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, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Stazione Marittima, Biasca, Biasca, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nice to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
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 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
$35 - $37
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $37
First
$56
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
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 Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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 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 Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $85
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Biasca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
domo-reisen.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
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.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

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