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How to travel from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo? Look no further.

There are around 11 trains per day running between Lausanne and Monaco—Monte-Carlo, which usually take 13 hours 46 minutes to complete the 196 miles (315 km) journey. It can take as little as 10 hours 23 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Monaco—Monte-Carlo from Lausanne, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €50.50. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train

It takes an average of 13h 46m to travel from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train, over a distance of around 196 miles (315 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo and tickets for this journey start from €50.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 23m
PriceFrom €50.50
Distance196 miles (315 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train06:18
Last train23:44
Departure stationLausanne
Arrival stationMonaco—Monte-Carlo
Changes2 changes

Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:18 15:55 10h 37m, 4 changes
05:50 16:56 11h 6m, 5 changes
07:18 17:41 10h 23m, 3 changes
07:44 19:24 11h 40m, 5 changes
08:13 20:29 12h 16m, 4 changes
13:18 04:55 15h 37m, 2 changes
14:21 07:56 17h 35m, 5 changes
16:50 09:54 17h 4m, 5 changes
16:50 10:27 17h 37m, 4 changes
21:26 10:55 13h 29m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo

The price of train tickets from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo starts at €50.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo take?

The average journey time by train between Lausanne and Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 13 hours and 46 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lausanne and Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 10 hours and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cost?

Train ticket prices from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo can start from as little as €50.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo?

No, there are no direct train services from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo. Travelling from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leave?

The first train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 06:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leave?

The last train from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 23:44. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lausanne and Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train?

Trains travelling from Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cover a distance of around 196 miles (315 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Lausanne.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lausanne to Monaco—Monte-Carlo for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/24/2022 for travel on 02/24/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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