There are 8 ways to get from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 27 min

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

$96 - $278

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 41 min

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

$46 - $103

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$93 - $253

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NCE - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$145 - $402

Train  •  9 h

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

$105 - $152

Train via Zug(CH)  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH) Eurocity

$131 - $218

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zurich

$56 - $128

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life 366.9 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life is to bus which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 11 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life is to fly which costs 80€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Zürich Enge via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Monte Carlo and Swiss Life is 412 km. The road distance is 587.1 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life without a car is to train which takes 9 h and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life, including transfers.

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Monte Carlo to Swiss Life 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 Swiss Life is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 9 h, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Monte Carlo to Swiss Life train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Carlo to Swiss Life is 587 km. It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to drive from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Nice Airport to Zurich Airport.

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  • Distance: 257.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

Swiss, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Monte Carlo to Swiss Life via Milano Centrale, Zuerich Hb, Zürich HB, and Zürich Enge in around 9 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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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