The Nice - Côte d'Azur International Airport is located 13.7 miles away
from Monaco. Helicopter and bus services, taxis and hire cars provide
permanent links between the airport and the Principality. By helicopter
(scheduled services or on request), the duration of the flight is 7
By train :
The Monaco-Monte Carlo (SNCF) railway station is a stop for many
international trains. The railway is a rapid means of communication
between the Principality and all the localities of the Côte d'Azur from
Cannes to Menton.
The A8 highway, which connects with the whole of European highway
system, serves the
Principality by means of easy access roads (an exit A8 - RN7 coming from
Nice, la Turbie going to or coming from Nice, Roquebrune going to or
coming from Italy). Local communications are provided by three major
roads : the Low, the Middle and the Great Corniches.
Service by inter-town coaches :
To Nice and Cannes, via the Low and Middle Corniches, from 6 a.m. to 1
a.m. and also in the direction of Menton, Italy and the villages of the
Some distances :
Genoa 174 km
San Remo 22
By sea :
The two harbors of the Principality, the Condamine (Hercule harbor) and
Fontvieille, are equipped to handle yachts of all weights and sizes
while intercontinental liners are able to anchor in the bay of Monaco.
Getting Around In Monaco
Monaco buses "Five permanent routes"
1 - Monaco Ville, Monte-Carlo, Saint Roman and return
2 - Monaco Ville, Monte-Carlo, Exotic Garden and return
3 - Railway station, Monte-Carlo, Larvotto beaches and return
4 - Railway station, Fontvieille, Hospital and return
6 - Larvotto beaches, Fontvieille and return
currently in use:
between the Place des
Moulins and the beaches
between the Princess
Grace Hospital Centre and the Exotic Garden
between the harbor
and the Avenue de la Costa
between the Place St.
Dévote and the area of Monéghetti
between the Terraces
of the Casino, the Congress Centre Auditorium and the Boulevard Louis
between the Avenue des Citronniers and the Avenue Grande-Bretagne
between the highway
and the Larvotto Boulevard.
Two main ranks in operation round the clock (tel: 18.104.22.168 and radio
telephone 93.15.01.01) at the Avenue de Monte-Carlo (near the Casino)
and the railway station. Four
supplementary ranks: Place des Moulins, Avenue de la Costa, Fontvieille,
The Chemin des Pêcheurs car park, built to serve Monaco Ville, is
located under the Oceanographic Museum; it can hold 55 coaches and 750
With the permanent development of the new area of Fontvieille, more than
2,700 places for private cars and 180 places for camping cars are also
available. The other main car parks are located in the Condamine in the
Place St. Dévote, in Monte-Carlo under the Boulingrins gardens, Avenue
Princesse Grace (Larvotto and Portier), Boulevard de Belgique, Avenue
St. Charles, Avenue des Spélugues (the Metropole gallery), Boulevard
Louis II, Avenue de la Costa and Place des Moulins.
The construction on the site of the old Louis II Stadium in Fontvieille,
the reconstruction of the area of the Variétés in the Condamine and the
building of the future Cultural and Exhibition Centre on the Avenue
Princesse Grace will increase the car-parking facilities of the
Principality to a considerable extent.