La Navette à MentoLa Navette à Menton ©Tiphaine Jacquin
©La Navette à Menton |Tiphaine Jacquin

Getting around

the destination
Transport: how do I get around the Menton, Riviera & Merveilles destination?

The Menton, Riviera & Merveilles destination is a sprawling area with a variety of unique landscapes! So how do you get around and experience all it in all its glory?

Luckily there are several options for getting around the Menton, Riviera & Merveilles area: bus, train, bike, taxi etc.

Find all the practical information you need and find your route on French Riviera Transport.


a regional intercity network

Hop on the Zestbus in Menton to explore the French Riviera’s villages!

All vehicles are fitted with GPS. Every bus stop has a pink sign with a QR Code to scan to see when the next bus is coming in real-time.

The Moovit transport app helps you travel with peace of mind using the Zestbus network of public transport.

Information: +33 4 93 35 93 60

Lignes d’Azur bus services put other areas within easy reach! The Noctam’bus night service is available at weekends.

Information: +33 8 1006 1006

Further information from the Bus Station: +33 4 93 35 93 60

La Navette

A 100% electric bus to get around Menton

The French Riviera Community and Zest network have launched La Navette, a silent 100% electric bus with no CO2 emissions for an eco-friendly way to get around Menton town centre. The green La Navette bus has twenty seats and its battery lasts almost 200km. The daily service takes you from the train station to the market via the Biovès Gardens, seaside and Bastion. A non-stop service every 20 mins from 9am-6pm. And you don’t need to buy a pass as the shuttle bus is totally free.


Menton, Riviera & Merveilles is home to several train stations with TER train services.

You can visit further afield from these stations!

Ticket office opening times:

  • Menton Garavan: Wednesday 2pm-4pm
  • Menton: Monday-Saturday 8am-12pm & 1pm-4.30pm / Sunday and public holidays 12pm-5.30pm
  • Carnoles: Monday and Friday 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm / Wednesday 9.15am-12.45pm
  • Sospel: Tuesday and Thursday 9.10am-12pm
  • Breil sur Roya: daily 5.45am-12.35pm & 1.35pm-8.40pm

Tel: +33 800 11 40 23 (freephone) 7am-8pm daily (no telephone sales)
Avoid waiting at the station ! Buy your RETURN TRAIN TICKET online.
TER tickets are valid for the selected route, on all trains running during the day. You can travel on another TER train than the one indicated on the ticket.
> Timetable and ticket purchase

Comment venir à Menton depuis Nice ? En train !
Comment venir à Menton depuis Nice ? En train !
Comment venir à Menton depuis Nice ? En train !

Tourist trains

see another side to our gems

The region’s tourist trains are a greener way to travel and explore the French Riviera’s gems.

During the summer season: you can take the Train des Merveilles train from Nice to the Roya Valley. Along the way, you’ll enjoy commentary by a guide who will highlight the beauty of the landscape and the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the hinterland of Nice and Menton. The Train des Merveilles runs at 9.15 am on weekends from 30 March to 26 May (+ Monday 1 April; Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 May; Monday 20 May) and every day from Saturday 1 June to Sunday 1 September.

In winter: the Casterino Snow Train runs every Saturday and Sunday from 13 January to 18 February, from 16 to 17 March 2024 and every day during the school holidays from 24 February to 10 March 2024. Discover or rediscover the resort of Castérino, where authenticity and simple pleasures are offered to you and your family, all in an exceptional setting!
Or climb aboard the Train des Merveilles Hiver. Board the Nice-Breil-Tende TER departing from Nice-City at 9.15am and enjoy free entertainment every day from 17 February to 3 March 2024. It will take you to the Roya Valley, with commentary by a guide who will highlight the beauty of the landscape and the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the hinterland. To take advantage of the commentary on board, please contact the tour guide before boarding so that you are all in the same car.

A tourist train regularly runs through Menton to introduce you to the Pearl of France’s secrets.

Alternative transport

If you’re feeling adventurous or sporty then you can hire greener transport options such as:

  • Bikes,
  • E-bikes,
  • Segways,
  • Monocycle,
  • Electric skateboards
  • etc.

Discover practical information directly on the French Riviera Transport.


public charging stations

The French Riviera Community has established a public network of charging stations for electric vehicles. It’s a sustainable solution for everyday use that helps protect air quality and combat climate change.

The stations are available 24/7. They’re easy to use with a fob or smartphone app.
Fast and free charging.
Telephone: +33 8 05 02 14 80

A destination

for everyone

Menton Tourist Information’s range of disabled facilities and services has seen it awarded the “Tourisme et Handicap” label making Menton a town for everyone:

  • Menton Tourist Information on 8 avenue Boyer, 06500 Menton has a disabled parking space just 3m from the entrance and flat flooring making it suitable for disabled visitors;
  • Traffic lights in Menton have a sound system;
  • The seaside has disabled access: it’s lovely to visit;
  • All the French Riviera buses are disabled-friendly;
  • Please call 36 35 for assistance if you’re travelling by train.