Getting from Rome to Monaco is easy - just take the train and you can reach Monte-Carlo in just under eight hours with one change along the way. It’s a lot more comfortable than air travel and far less stressful than taking to the roads - and much eco-friendlier than both! There’s no need to wade your way through traffic or spend precious holiday time waiting in airport queues.
The high-speed Italo trains are air-conditioned and equipped with free WiFi. Treat yourself by upgrading to Executive Club seats and you’ll get more space with personal entertainment screens at every seat.
Want to find out more? Read on for more information on this train route, including FAQs and train times.
Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).
Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.
Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.
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 Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by booking early.§
The average journey time by train between Rome and Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 11 hours and 25 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 Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo is 8 hours and 15 minutes.
Train tickets from Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo can start from as little as €18.50 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo. Travelling from Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 00:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo leaves at 19:00. 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 Rome to Monaco—Monte-Carlo cover a distance of around 286 miles (461 km) during the journey.