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There are 9 ways to get from Monaco to Switzerland by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly Nice to Geneva  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$61 - $150

Cheapest option

Fly Monaco to Geneva  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Monaco (MCM) to Geneva (GVA) MCM - GVA

$33 - $122

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Fly Nice to Basel  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL

$61 - $190

Fly Nice to Zurich  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

$94 - $275

Fly Nice to Lyon, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève

$107 - $347

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$79 - $173

Bus  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zurich

$62 - $139

Night bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Zurich N507

$39 - $88

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Zürich 369 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Switzerland is to fly which costs 28€ - 110€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Switzerland is to fly which costs 28€ - 110€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Monaco to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Monaco and Switzerland is 347 km. The road distance is 590.5 km.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 65€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Monaco to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Monaco to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Switzerland is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 50€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 9 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Monaco to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 216.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Monaco and Switzerland?

easyJet and Swiss fly from Monaco to Geneva 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Monaco to Zürich via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB in around 9 h 4 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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Switzerland is 590 km. It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to drive from Monaco to Switzerland.

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

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There are 633+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice Airport is to line 110 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 20€ - 22€.

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