Travelling to Monte-Carlo

Monte-Carlo has superb transport links and is easy to get to from both mainland Europe, North America and beyond. 

The Principality of Monaco enjoys a very privileged geographical location at the heart of Europe, less than a two-hour flight from major European capitals. Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport is nearby, linked to Monaco by an array of transport options:


Flying into Nice Airport is the easiest way to get to Monaco by all major airlines and budget carriers.

The “Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport” is the second busiest airport in France and comfortably links the Principality of Monaco to more than 86 European and worldwide destinations.

The short transfer between Nice airport and Monaco (30-40 minutes by road, or 6 minutes by helicopter) is easily possible via one of several modes including Bus, Taxi, Limousine, Helicopter or.. Bike!


All trains between Nice and Italy run frequently and all stop at Monaco/Monte-Carlo.

The station is an easy 10-15 minute walk to the Grimaldi Forum.

It is possible to get the Eurostar from London to Paris then the TGV between Paris and Nice.

Trains between Milan and Genoa run reasonably frequently during the day.

Overnight trains to and from Strasbourg, Paris, Toulouse, Irun, Port-Bou, Milan, Venice, Pisa and Rome are also available.

Regional Express Trains connect the many towns along the Côte d’Azur.


Direct shuttle buses and coaches depart every 30 minutes and travel between Nice Côte d’Azur Airport and Monaco, Menton.

Cost is a low 18€ per passenger with discounted return tickets available. (Trip is typically less than 40 minutes)

Phone number : +33 (0)4 93 85 64 44 E-Mail : Web site :

Coastal bus services are available with serval options including the TAM Ligne 100 / TAM Ligne 100X / RCA Ligne L100 (Nice – Monaco – Menton) at very low prices for single or return tickets.

TAM Ligne 100

RCA Ligne L100


For the serious cyclists, take advantage of the scenic “Basse Corniche” (N98) coast road, or the “Moyenne Corniche” (N7), which passes through Eze Village. An alternative route takes you along the “Grande Corniche” which passes through La Turbie and Col d’zee. All routes are picturesque and worth the effort while in the South of France.


If driving by motorway the A8 motorway passes directly above Monaco. If travelling from Italy take the Roquebrune exit 58 and if travelling from France take the Monaco-La Turbie exit 57.


Taxis are available from Nice airport to Monaco for approximately €90. Phone number : +33 (0)4 93 13 78 78

Return travel to Nice airport can be booked using TAXI MONACO PRESTIGE Tel: +377 93 15 01 01