There are 6 ways to get from Monte Carlo to Lausanne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  8 h 37 min

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

$120 - $189

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Bus  •  12 h 25 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 Lausanne

$73 - $129

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Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 150 / ...

$166 - $220

Bus, train  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière to Grenoble - Gare Routière 31
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne 150 / ...

$78 - $148

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Monte Carlo to Lausanne 335.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$84 - $195

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Monte Carlo to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino and arriving at Lausanne via Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice and Genova - Stazione Marittima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Monte Carlo to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Lausanne via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Monte Carlo and Lausanne is 315 km. The road distance is 537.3 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Monte Carlo to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Monte Carlo to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Lausanne is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 25 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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Monte Carlo to Lausanne bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Map of how to get from Monte Carlo to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 196.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Monte Carlo to Lausanne via Milano Centrale in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monte Carlo to Lausanne via Nice Airport, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, Genoa, Genoa, and Genova - Stazione Marittima in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
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
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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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.

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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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière to Grenoble - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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Monte Carlo to Lausanne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Carlo to Lausanne is 537 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Monte Carlo to Lausanne.

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

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There are 391+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $87 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 35 min and costs .

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