There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Monaco by train, bus, car, rideshare, towncar or foot

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  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Monaco-Monte-Carlo Ec / ...

$9 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice Le Port to Monaco Place Des Moulins 100 / ...

$2

4 alternative options

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Monaco 13.8 miles

$3 - $5

Rideshare  •  35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Monaco 13.7 miles

$3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Nice to Monaco 13.8 miles

$35 - $55

Walk  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Nice to Monaco 11 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Monaco is to bus which costs 2€ and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Monaco is to drive which takes 20 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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The distance between Nice and Monaco is 13 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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The train from Nice Ville to Monaco-Monte-Carlo takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice Le Port and arriving at Monaco Place Des Moulins. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Monaco-Monte-Carlo. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Monaco?

SNCF operates a train from Nice to Monaco every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 23 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Department Des Alpes Maritimes operates a bus from Nice to Monaco every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 37 min. Lignes D'azur also services this route once daily.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
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 Nice Ville to Monaco Monte Carlo
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Monaco-Monte-Carlo
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $25
Bus operators
Department Des Alpes Maritimes
Phone
+33 4 93 29 82 00
Email
contact@departement06.fr
Website
departement06.fr
Bus from Nice Le Port to Monaco Place Des Moulins
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
departement06.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nice to Monaco
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Nizza
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Nice to Monaco
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$35 - $55
Van
$60 - $85
UberVAN
$60 - $85
UberBERLINE
$60 - $85

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