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Travel from Marseille to Monaco by train

The average train time from Marseille to Monaco Monte Carlo is 3h 24m, although it takes just 2h 54m on the fastest Eurocity services. There are around 15 trains per day running from Marseille to Monaco, 3 of which are direct. If your journey involved a change along the way it will usually be at Nice or Cannes.

  • All trains depart from Marseille St Charles station.
  • All trains arrive into Monaco Monte Carlo station.

The glorious French coastline stretching from Marseille to Monaco can be accessed by train, bus or car. But the most enjoyable way to take in the sights is certainly by train. Sit back and soak up the views along the way, no need to worry about traffic or finding somewhere to park in Monaco.

Monaco’s centrally located train station means once you step off your train it won’t be long til your admiring Super Yachts or trying your luck in the world-famous Casino Monte Carlo.

Ready to book? Search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times and FAQs about the trip from Marseille to Monaco Monte Carlo by train. 

Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train

It takes an average of 3h 48m to travel from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train, over a distance of around 107 miles (172 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo and tickets for this journey start from €33.20 when you book in advance.

First train

05:39

Last train

19:57

Departure station

Marseille

Arrival station

Monaco—Monte-Carlo

Journey time

3h 12m

Distance

172 miles (107 km)

Frequency

14 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From €33.20

Train and bus operators

SNCF

Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo train times

Check out the next trains departing from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo for Tuesday 7th February 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:27 10:49 3h 22m, 1 change
08:57 12:11 3h 14m, 1 change
09:20 12:42 3h 22m, 1 change
09:51 13:41 3h 50m, 2 changes
10:57 14:11 3h 14m, 1 change
11:29 14:41 3h 12m, 1 change
12:28 15:46 3h 18m, 1 change
13:57 17:11 3h 14m, 1 change
15:57 19:11 3h 14m, 1 change
16:28 19:40 3h 12m, 1 change

TER and SNCF trains from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo

You can travel from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo on TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo

The price of train tickets from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo starts at €33.20 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 Marseille 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 Marseille 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 Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo take?

The average journey time by train between Marseille and Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 3 hours and 48 minutes, with around 14 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 Marseille and Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 3 hours and 12 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo can start from as little as €33.20 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 Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo?

No, there are no direct train services from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo. Travelling from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 19:57. 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 Marseille and Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train?

Trains travelling from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cover a distance of around 107 miles (172 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 Marseille.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. 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 12/31/2022 for travel on 12/31/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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