There are 5 ways to get from Monte Carlo to Marseille by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Marseille St Charles Ec / ...

17€ - 60€

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino to Nice Airport 110 Express
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice Airport to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N778 / ...

12€ - 47€

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Train via Nice Ville  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...

20€ - 79€

Bus via Aéroport Terminal 1  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino to Nice Airport 110 Express
  2. Take the bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE Ler 20

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Monte Carlo to Marseille 221 km

26€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Monte Carlo to Marseille is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Carlo to Marseille is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monte Carlo to Marseille. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino and arriving at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles via Nice, Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Marseille St Charles. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Monte Carlo and Marseille is 172 km. The road distance is 221 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Marseille without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 17€ - 60€.

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The train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Marseille St Charles takes 2h 54m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Monte Carlo to Marseille bus services, operated by Lignes D'azur, depart from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino station.

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Monte Carlo to Marseille train services, operated by Thello, depart from Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Marseille is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs 17€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 50€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Monte Carlo to Marseille.
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  • Distance: 172.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Monte Carlo, Monaco and Marseille, France?

Thello operates a train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Marseille St Charles twice daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 24€ and the journey takes 2h 54m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monte Carlo to Marseille via Nice Airport and Nice, Nice Airport in around 4h 5m.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Thello
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Monaco Monte Carlo to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
29€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice Airport to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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Monte Carlo to Marseille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Marseille, Marseille St. Charles station.

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Monte Carlo to Marseille train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Marseille St Charles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Carlo to Marseille is 221 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Monte Carlo to Marseille.

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