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There are 6 ways to get from Tarragona to Monaco by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Nice  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nice (NCE) BCN - NCE

65€ - 312€

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Train, fly to Monaco  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Monaco (MCM) BCN - MCM

215€ - 340€

Train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

80€ - 167€

Bus via Barcelona  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Nice, Nice N758

Bus  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Tarragona to Niza

68€ - 113€

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Tarragona to Monaco 772.9 km

75€ - 120€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tarragona to Monaco is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Tarragona to Monaco is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 320€ and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarragona to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco and arriving at La Turbie Mairie via Casp, 34, Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and Nice Vauban. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tarragona to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Tarragona and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via Barcelona-Sants, Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Tarragona and Monaco is 584 km. The road distance is 772.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tarragona to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Tarragona to Monaco, including transfers.

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Tarragona to Monaco bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Tarragona station.

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Tarragona to Monaco train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Tarragona station.

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The best way to get from Tarragona to Monaco is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs 75€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus via Barcelona, which costs and takes 13h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Tarragona to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 583.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Tarragona, Spain and Monaco?

You can take a train from Tarragona to Monaco via Barcelona-Sants, Marseille St Charles, and Nice Ville in around 11h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tarragona to Monaco via Barcelona, Casp, 34, Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord, Barcelona, Barcelona Nord, and Nice Vauban in around 13h 17m.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Geneva, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Rome, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Madrid, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Basel, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Barcelona to Monaco via Frankfurt, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Tarragona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona - Hotel Imperial Tarraco to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
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 Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Tarragona to Niza
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Tarragona to Monaco bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Niza station.

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Tarragona to Monaco train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarragona to Monaco is 773 km. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Tarragona to Monaco.

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easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3869+ hotels available in Monaco. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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