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.
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.
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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.
172 miles (107 km)
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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.
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).
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 3 hours and 12 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Marseille to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cover a distance of around 107 miles (172 km) during the journey.