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from Lyon to Monaco

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Travel Information between Lyon and Monaco

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $160
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $160 (€128) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 187 miles (302 km) by flight, bus or train between Lyon and Monaco. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Air France, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Lyon to Monaco.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lyon to Monaco
Travel to Monaco easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Monaco.
How do I travel from Lyon to Monaco?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Lyon to Monaco. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Lyon to Monaco?

The cheapest way to go to Monaco from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Monaco:

A bus is generally $145 (€116) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $160 (€128) from Lyon to Monaco.

Taking a bus is usually $33 (€27) less than taking a train to Monaco, which costs on average $48 (€38) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to Monaco?

The fastest way to get to Monaco from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Monaco can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 28 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Lyon to Monaco?

The Lyon to Monaco distance is around 187 miles (302 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to Monaco?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Monaco is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Monaco as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Lyon and Monaco, what are the departure and arrival points in Lyon and Monaco?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Monaco:

  • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and tend to arrive in Monaco.
  • Trains from Lyon to Monaco most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Monaco Monte Carlo.
Which travel operators can get me to Monaco from Lyon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Monaco:

  • You can travel by plane to Monaco from Lyon with Air France, and you can find Air France Lyon to Monaco tickets for $160 (€128) on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Lyon to Monaco with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $15 (€12) with Flixbus from Lyon to Monaco.
  • You can travel to Monaco from Lyon by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€38) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Monaco.
Can I travel directly between Lyon and Monaco?

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Monaco with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Air France.
  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Monaco as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Lyon to Monaco.

Where should I go next after I travel between Lyon and Monaco?
Your trip from Lyon to Monaco doesn't have to end in Monaco. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Nice, Milan or Paris. If you’d like to add Nice, Milan or Paris to your Lyon to Monaco tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Monaco today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Lyon to Monaco online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lyon to Monaco, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $160 (€128) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $15 (€12) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $48 (€38) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Monaco online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon Part Dieu

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