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There are 7 ways to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Avignon TGV  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv

$141 - $175

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Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Turin, Torino 404
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Geneva N504 / ...

$40 - $88

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Train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Genève - Lyon-Part-Dieu / ...

$134 - $180

Bus, train  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Aéoroport to Gare Routière 31
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Monte Carlo to Geneva 331.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Geneva  •  3h 59m

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

$68 - $163

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5h 55m

  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

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The cheapest way to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva is to fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monte Carlo to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino and arriving at Geneva via Nice, Nice and Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Monte Carlo to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo and arriving at Genève via Nice Ville and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 14m.

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The distance between Monte Carlo and Geneva is 292 km. The road distance is 530.1 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs 120€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva, including transfers.

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Monte Carlo to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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Monte Carlo to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs 120€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 11h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 3h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Monte Carlo to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 182.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 14m

What companies run services between Monte Carlo, Monaco and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Monte Carlo to Geneva via Nice Ville and Avignon TGV in around 8h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monte Carlo to Geneva via Nice Airport, Nice, Nice, and Turin, Torino in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ler
Bus from Aéoroport to Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily

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

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Monte Carlo to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Monte Carlo to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Carlo to Geneva is 530 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Monte Carlo to Geneva.

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

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There are 407+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Nice Airport is to line 110 shuttle which takes 35m and costs 20€ - 22€.

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