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Whisk yourself away by train from Monte-Carlo to Nice

Separated by 13 miles of golden sand, alluring casinos and idyllic countryside, there’s no better way to travel from Monaco to Nice than by train. Easy, affordable and convenient, it takes less than 16-minutes from Monte-Carlo train station to Nice Ville on either SNCF or Thello trains.

Twice as quick and half as stressful as driving, once you step out in this centrally located station, you’re just minutes away from the shops, bars, galleries and a 15-minute stroll to the beach. There’s plenty more information available about your journey from Monte-Carlo to Nice, keep reading to learn about train times, tickets and much more.

Journey timeFrom 14m
Price$2.92 - $9.46
Distance13km (8 miles)
Frequency50 trains per day
Departure stationMonaco—Monte-Carlo
Arrival stationNice Ville
ChangesDirect trains available
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Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville train times

Check out the next trains departing from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville for Tuesday 17th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:2912:5425m, direct
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15:2115:4524m, direct
15:3715:5114m, direct
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16:2916:5425m, direct

TGV, TER, SNCF and Thello trains from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville

You can travel from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville on TGV, TER, SNCF and Thello 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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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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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.

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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).

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Thello, part of the Trenitalia Group, is an international railway service that connects France and Italy. Thello trains provide direct connections between Paris and Venice via Dijon, and Marseille and Milan via Nice. Trains between Paris and Venice are night/sleeper trains with three service levels. Choose either Standard shared berth compartments (4-6 berth), a standard bed cabin (1-3 people) which includes a welcome drink, breakfast, bed furnishings and a toiletry set, or treat yourself to a premium cabin (1-2 people) which feature a private bathroom with sink, shower and WC. Trains between Marseille and Milan offer Standard Class seating, as well as First Class, which has wider reclining seats for extra comfort.

Cheap train tickets from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville

Train tickets from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville start at €2.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €4.11.
lowest price found
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avg. single price4.08
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avg. single price4.11

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville? 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 Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville take?

The average journey time by train between Monaco—Monte-Carlo and Nice Ville is 22 minutes, with around 50 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 Monaco—Monte-Carlo and Nice Ville by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville is 14 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville can start from as little as €2.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

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

Yes, it is possible to travel from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville leaves at 05:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville leaves at 23:15. 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 Monaco—Monte-Carlo and Nice Ville by train?

Trains travelling from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville cover a distance of around 13km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice Ville to Monaco—Monte-Carlo.
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.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Nice Ville for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/12/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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