Information Access to Monaco

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By car

The Principality can be reached:

  • By the A8 motorway:
    • Exit 56 for Monaco in the France -> Italy direction
    • Exit 58 for Roquebrune Cap Martin in the Italy -> France direction 
  • As well as by:
    • The Basse Corniche (lower Corniche road) along the coast
    • The Moyenne Corniche (D6007)
    • The Grande Corniche (D2564)

Find all the information on traffic in Monaco on the website  .

By train

All the international trains stop at Monaco station.

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The Regional Express Trains (TER) make it possible to reach Nice (France) or Ventimiglia (Italy) in 25 minutes, with a train every 15 minutes at peak times.

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By bus

Ligne d’Azur's routes 100, 100X, 110 and 112 link Monaco with Nice and Menton, with a bus every 15 to 30 minutes and several stops in the Principality: Place d’Armes, Rainier III Outdoor Swimming Stadium, Tourist Office, Place des Moulins, Fontvieille, etc.

The 101 service also links Eze, Cap d’Ail, Monaco and Roquebrune Cap Martin, with 32 stops along the route.

Plan your journey on line:
Download the timetables by clicking on the following link:

By plane

The Principality of Monaco is situated 22 km from the Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, i.e. 25 minutes by motorway or 7 minutes by helicopter.

The Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport is France's second airport after Paris, and serves more than 86 foreign destinations.

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A direct motorway shuttle service links the Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport with the Principality of Monaco.

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By helicopter

With Monaco Heliport, the "Nice Côte d'Azur" International Airport is only a 7-minute flight from the Principality, with a departure every 20 minutes on scheduled flights.

It is possible to carry out, from Monaco, all the registration formalities for national flights and most international flights, departing from the Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport. Similarly, travellers can check in for Monaco from the main foreign airports.

Further information: 

Civil Aviation Authority: (+ 377) 98 98 87 11 or

By boat

The Principality has two pleasure ports :

  • Hercules Port, a natural bay at the foot of the ancestral rock of the princes of Monaco
  • Port of Fontvieille, at the very heart of the residential area of Fontvieille

The technical and commercial management of the ports is provided by the SEPM (Société d'Exploitation des Ports de Monaco).

Last update: 20/11/2012

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