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

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$71 - $114

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Nice, Nice 482 / ...

$40 - $63

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Bus Isilines  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Nice Airport

$41 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Monte Carlo 218.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Montpellier  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nice (NCE) MPL - NCE

$83 - $389

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$131 - $367

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nice (NCE) TLS - NCE

$94 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Monte Carlo is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Monte Carlo is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Monte Carlo. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo Casino via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Monte Carlo. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Monte Carlo is 286 km. The road distance is 349.6 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Monte Carlo without a car is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Montpellier to Monte Carlo, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Monte Carlo bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Monte Carlo train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Monte Carlo is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 60€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 340€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Monte Carlo.
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  • Distance: 178.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Montpellier to Monte Carlo via Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Montpellier to Monte Carlo 5 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 38 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Toulouse to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Toulouse to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Montpellier to Nice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Montpellier to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Monte Carlo bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Nice Airport station.

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Montpellier to Monte Carlo train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Monte Carlo is 350 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Montpellier to Monte Carlo.

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Hop!, Volotea, Norwegian Air International and three other airlines offer flights from Montpellier Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3165+ hotels available in Monte Carlo. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 15 min and costs 2€.

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