Access to Monaco
The Principality of Monaco is an independent state which is easily accessible by all of its land borders. Monaco is linked to France and other European nations by a network of highways
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All international trains stop at the train station in Monaco-Monte-Carlo : the Ligure which links Marseille and Milan, the "train bleu" which links Paris and Ventimiglia, the T.G.V. (high-speed train) between Nice and Paris, or have at least a connecting train from the Principality.
Large cruise ships can dock in Monaco. The Principality's two ports are equipped to greet pleasure-boats : the Port Hercule, is 39.52 square acres. This legendary port offers mooring and anchoring possibilities for five hundred vessels some of which are extremely large. With the growing development of maritime tourism, Monaco is today the starting point or terminus for many Mediterranean cruises. Monaco's shores, in summer, are fantastic viewpoints for its international fire-work competitions. The Port of Fontvieille integrated into the new district, can receive in its 19.76 acres of water as many as 60 vessels of at least 30 meters in length. At close proximity, the Port of Cap d'Ail is also a choice destination for pleasure-boats.
The Nice-Côte-d'Azur International Airport , located 22 kilometers from Monaco, links the Principality to the major cities of the world. Confortable and rapid travel is ensured by numerous direct flights.
The Principality is only 7 minutes away from the airport if you take one of the numerous daily helicopter flights. During the flight, you will discover the most beautiful shores of the Côte d'Azur. Upon arrival, a shuttle will take you to your desired destination.
Car rental or taxi
If you are in a hurry, we suggest taking the highway (autoroute). The existence of a specific and direct exit for Monaco will allow for arrival in approximately 20 minutes. If you prefer a scenic drive, take the low or middle coastal roads (known as the Basse and Moyenne Corniche). You will discover unforgettable panoramic views.
Regular bus service links the airport to the Principality in 45 minutes.