There are 5 ways to get from Monte Carlo to Sanremo by train, bus, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 2 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Ventimiglia Ter / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from San Remo - Autostazione to Capo Nero 2

5€ - 16€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Monaco to Sanremo 43.8 km

4€

3 alternative options

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Sanremo Ec

8€ - 12€

Train via Ventimiglia  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Ventimiglia Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Sanremo Re / ...

5€ - 26€

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Monte Carlo to Sanremo 42.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Monte Carlo to Sanremo is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Carlo to Sanremo is to train and line 2 bus which costs 5€ - 16€ and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Sanremo. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Monte Carlo and Sanremo is 29 km. The road distance is 42.4 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Sanremo without a car is to train and line 2 bus which takes 50 min and costs 5€ - 16€.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Monte Carlo to Sanremo, including transfers.

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

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Monte Carlo to Sanremo train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Carlo to Sanremo is 42 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Monte Carlo to Sanremo.

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  • Distance: 29.4 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Monte Carlo, Monaco and Sanremo, Italy?

Thello operates a train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Sanremo 3 times a day. Tickets cost 8€ - 12€ and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
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 Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 15€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Rail 1st Class
10€ - 15€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Thello
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Thello
Train from Ventimiglia to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia

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 Ventimiglia to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
2€ - 4€
Bus operators
Riviera Trasporti
Phone
0183 7001
Email
info@rivieratrasporti.it
Website
rivieratrasporti.it
Bus from San Remo - Autostazione to Capo Nero
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
rivieratrasporti.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Monaco to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Monte Carlo and Sanremo. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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