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.
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.§
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 Paris and Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 9 hours and 37 minutes, with around 10 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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 6 hours and 14 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo can start from as little as €22.10 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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo. Travelling from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 06:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 20:20. 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 Paris to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cover a distance of around 428 miles (689 km) during the journey.