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Travelling by train from Paris to Monaco

There may be 600 miles between them, but Paris and Monaco share a love of all things chic and stylish, so why not travel in style and head there by train?

Much less stressful than driving between these two citites, TGV high-speed trains will whisk you from Paris via the French countryside down to Nice, from where it’s just a quick change onto Monaco. Enjoy the journey in wide comfortable seating, or upgrade to First Class if you fancy travelling in a private cabin – either way, it’s hard not to sit back and relax on TGV trains.

Once you arrive into Monaco, it’s just a 10-minute stroll from the station to the famous harbour. For more information on travelling by train from Paris to Monaco, including train times, ticket information and FAQs, please see below.

Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train

It takes an average of 10h 12m to travel from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train, over a distance of around 428 miles (689 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo and tickets for this journey start from €22.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 25m
Price€22.50 - €379
Distance428 miles (689 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationMonaco—Monte-Carlo
Changes1 change
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Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo for Monday 1st Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:34 Paris Gare de Lyon14:22 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6103 SNCF Get tickets6h 48m, 1 change
10:07 Paris Gare de Lyon16:41 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6175 SNCF Get tickets6h 34m, 1 change
11:36 Paris Gare de Lyon20:01 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6111 SNCF Get tickets8h 25m, 2 changes
14:06 Paris Gare de Lyon21:31 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6177 SNCF Get tickets7h 25m, 1 change
18:35 Paris Gare de Lyon09:11 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6127 SNCF Get tickets14h 36m, 1 change
19:15 Paris Gare de Lyon11:42 Monaco—Monte-CarloEuroNight 201 Thello Get tickets16h 27m, 1 change
19:20 Paris Gare de Lyon11:42 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6749 SNCF Get tickets16h 22m, 2 changes
19:55 Paris Gare de Lyon13:01 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6631 SNCF Get tickets17h 06m, 2 changes
06:36 Paris Gare de Lyon14:22 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6101 SNCF Get tickets7h 46m, 1 change
09:37 Paris Gare de Lyon18:19 Monaco—Monte-CarloTGV INOUI 6107 SNCF Get tickets8h 42m, 2 changes

TGV and SNCF trains from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo

You can travel from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo on TGV 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo

Train tickets from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo start at €22.50 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 €125.75.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price105.53
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price113.31
on the day
avg. single price125.75

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 Paris 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 guide 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 Paris 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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 10 hours and 12 minutes, with around 7 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 Paris and Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 7 hours and 25 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo can start from as little as €22.50 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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo?

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

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

The first train from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 06:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 19:15. 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 Paris and Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cover a distance of around 428 miles (689 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 Paris.
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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/06/2020. 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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