There are 8 ways to get from Monaco to Switzerland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Nice to Geneva  •  4 h 3 min

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

$41 - $151

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Fly Monaco to Geneva  •  2 h 27 min

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

$34 - $122

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Fly Nice to Basel  •  4 h 2 min

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

$40 - $191

Fly Nice to Zurich  •  4 h 19 min

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

$73 - $277

Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$104 - $151

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Zurich N508

$45 - $102

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zurich

$60 - $141

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 27 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 27 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 8 h 48 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 8 h 48 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 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 4 h 3 min and costs 30€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 8 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 31 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 Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 216.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Monaco and Switzerland?

easyJet and Swiss fly from Monaco to Geneva 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Monaco to Zürich via Milano Centrale, Zuerich Hb, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 48 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
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Monaco to Geneva via Nice, Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 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 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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, Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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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 653+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs 1€ - 22€.

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