The Principality of Monaco enjoys a very privileged geographical location at the heart of Europe, less than a two-hour flight from major European capitals. Comfortable and rapid travel is provided by numerous direct flights. Further information is available on the official Nice airport’s website Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport is nearby (22 km from Monaco) and is linked to Monaco by an array of transportation options.


Taxis are available outside of the Airport or can be booked in advance by calling the following numbers:

  • from Monaco 00 377 93 15 01 01
  • from Nice 00 33 (0)4 93 13 78 78

Prices for taxi transfers one way between Nice Airport and Monaco are approximately € 90.


Nice Airport Express operates regular transfers via the motorway between Nice Cote d’Azur Airport and Monaco (45 minutes).

Single fare: € 22 per person – Return fare: € 33 per person

Phone number: 0800 06 01 06

For additional information please refer to the Nice Airport Express website:


An helicopter takes off every 15 or 30 minutes depending on the season for a 7 minute flight between Nice and Monaco. A free shuttle bus is provided when arriving in the Principality, to get you to any place you like.


From Italy

  • Via the motorway (A8/E74/E80) please take the exit 58 ‘Roquebrune-Monaco-La Turbie’
  • Via the coastal road from Menton

From Nice, Cannes or Saint-Tropez

  • Via the motorway (A8/E74/E80) with two possible exits:
  • 56: ‘Monaco-Cap d’Ail-Beausoleil’
  • 57: ‘La Turbie-Roquebrune-Cap-Martin’

From Nice : three panoramic roads lead to Monaco:

  • Basse Corniche (D6098)
  • Moyenne Corniche (D6007)
  • Grande Corniche (D2564)

Kindly note that there are 38 public car parks available in the Principality of Monaco.


The railway station in Monaco is located just a few minutes away from the Casino Square, the major hotels of the Principality and from the Grimaldi Forum.

A regional express train links Monaco to the major cities of the region every day (Cannes, Antibes, Nice, Menton, Ventimiglia…).

Click here to see the train from and to Monaco Monte-Carlo train station.


It is very easy to get around the Principality using the city bus.

These busses will be free for all the participants of the IOC World Prevention Conference 2021, upon presentation of the congress badge.

For more information regarding itineraries and rates, please visit the website:


For any information concerning the visa for Monaco, please refer to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France:

To check if you require a visa, please click on the following link:

Please note that the Organising Secretariat can provide you with an official letter stating that your registration are confirmed only upon receipt of full payment.

The Organising Secretariat will not be able to help you with the visa procedure itself. Each participant is responsible to contact his/her embassy to set the information.

In case of visa rejection, please contact the Organising Secretariat at the following email address : (Please be so kind to provide us a written proof from your Embassy or Consulate)

Please make sure that you start the procedure soon enough to have time to provide the requested documents and have your application completed before departure.