Info and Access


1 - Rail
Monaco/Monte-Carlo Railway Station is served by international trains from all over Europe. The station is located in the city centre. If you need any information, please visit the Information Point in the station on arrival.

2 - Bus

Zou Nice Airport Express operates regular transfers via the motorway between Nice Côte d’Azur Airport and Monaco (45 minutes). 
The service runs all year round from 7am to 9pm (departures every 30 minutes). 

A special RVS rate has been negotiated between the duration of the RVS with an obligation to pay by credit card. 
Please book your tickets through and enter the following code RVSMC2024
The price of a transfer will be 12.68 €

3 - Helicopter

Enjoy a 7-minute helicopter flight from Nice airport to Monaco heliport with BLADE. From there, a chauffeur service will take you directly to your hotel in monaco

4 - Road
The Principality of Monaco is linked to the European motorway network.
Taxi station at the airport. 
Car rental companies available at the arrival lounge.
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Located in the far south-east of France, the Principality of Monaco extends 4.4 kilometres along a narrow strip of coastline next to the Mediterranean Sea, at the foot of the southern Alps. The Principality sits between the French Riviera and the Italian Riviera.


The Principality of Monaco can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and there are a number of options for getting here by plane, train or road.

Monaco is close to Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport, which links the Principality to more than 100 destinations all over the globe, with 70 daily connections to the major European hubs. It is the third busiest airport in France, serving more than 14 million passengers per year.


Standard Time Zone : UTC/GMT - 1 hour. Time Zone Abbreviation CCEETT - Central European Time.


Fell free to download the app  YOUR MONACO
Your Monaco is an app offering services and featuring information about quality of life in Monaco.
You choose the information most relevant to you and add it to your favourites. You’ll then find it on the app’s homepage every time you open it: a timetable for your bus stop, the weather, and lots of other options just waiting for you to discover!


In September, the average temperature in the Principality of Monaco varies from 18 °C / 20 °C (80 °F / 90 °F). Website:


Entry to Monaco is via French territory. To enter and stay in Monaco, participants must hold a valid passport or travel document with the relevant stamps, visas and authorisations to allow them to enter and stay in France. Visa applications should be made via the French Consulate or Embassy in their place of residence or any other country that is part of the Schengen Agreement. Although the Principality of Monaco is an independent, sovereign state, there are no formalities at the border.
Please note that Nationals of the European Economic Area and associated States do not require a visa to enter Monegasque territory. They only need to carry a passport or a valid identity card.
Concerned countries are : Germany, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Spain (including the Balearic and Canary Islands), Estonia, Vatican City, France (Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Réunion), Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (including the archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores), Czech Republic, Romania, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Gibraltar), San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland.
For the Nationals of countries outside the European Economic Area, they must be in possession of a valid passport and a visa for the Schengen area.
Consequently, requests for visas to enter Monegasque territory must be made to the Embassy of the country of the Schengen Area that will be the entry point for a stay in Europe. Once a Schengen visa has been obtained, a visit to the Principality can be made with no additional formalities.
For stays of less than 90 days, some nationalities are exempt from the requirement to have a visa to enter the Schengen area.You can consult the list of nationalities that are exempt from the visa requirement of the French Public Service :
A list of member countries of the Schengen Area can also be consulted at this address.


The electricity supply in the Principality is 220 V / 50 Hz with European-style sockets. You are advised to bring an adaptor.


The official language is French. English and Italian are also widely spoken. The official currency is the euro (€). Bureaux de change in Monaco:

Banque Générale du Commerce – 2 Avenue des Spélugues

Compagnie Monégasque de Change – Pécheurs car park, Avenue de la Quarantaine 


The credit cards most commonly accepted in hotels, restaurants and shops are: Visa, American Express, Mastercard, Eurocard.


In order to facilitate your journeys shuttles from and to the main monégasque hotels as well as  the train station (exit pont st devote)  will be provided in the mornings and evenings.

Furthermore, shuttles for your RDV around the Casino square and the Fairmont Monte-Carlo will also be provided during the day.

Timetables will be available on the App during the event

In addition for the Official RVS Shuttles, the regular line 6 of the Principality is linking Fontvielle to the Larvotto.

In order to buy a ticket please download the app MONAPASS. different option of tickets are available.

You can also pay by credit card directly on board.