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Getting from Paris to Palace of Versailles

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How to get to Chateau de Versailles from Paris?

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Do you plan a visit to the Palace of Versailles? Tourist’s favorite attraction is around 25 km away from Paris. This is not just a historical building, but a full-fledged Palace complex built for Louis XIV and his family in the 17th century. The total area of Versailles is more than 800 hectares: there are a lot of incredible memorabilia that everyone should see. There are a few ways to get from Paris to Versailles listed below:

  • train;
  • bus;
  • Shuttle-bus;
  • taxi;
  • a rented car;
  • private transfer

Let’s see which option is suitable for you!

Distance from Paris to the castle of Versailles

The distance between Paris and Versailles is 22 km. Guided tours of the Palace of Versailles and surrounding areas are available daily, except on Mondays. The cost of excursions varies between 56 euros for adults and 38 euros for children.

Travel tip: Before you go to the Palace of Versailles, make sure that there is no holiday.

How to get from Chateau de Versailles by train?

Two trains run from Paris to Versailles: the RER (C-line) and the SNFC (l-line). The RER regional train departs from some stations in Paris, including Musee d’Orsay and St. Michel-Notre Dame. Stop at Versailles-Versailles-Rive Gauche. Detailed information about the RER train to Versailles:

  • Trip duration – up to 40 minutes
  • The traffic schedule is from 05: 10 to 23: 34
  • The movement interval is every 20 minutes
  • The ticket price is 7 euros for a round trip ticket

The SNFC train is a less popular option, as it takes 20-25 minutes on foot to reach the Versailles complex – departs in Paris from stations of Montparnasse and Saint-Lazare. The average travel time is 30 minutes. Tickets cost 3 euros one way.

How to get from Paris to Versailles by bus?

The Paris-Versailles bus #171 runs daily from 6: 00 to 00: 00. The departure station from the city is the Pont de Sevres metro (the Terminus of line 9).

Detailed information about bus route 171 from Paris to Versailles:

  • Trip duration: 40 minutes
  • Ticket price: 4 euros
  • The average wait is 15 minutes

The main advantage of the bus from Paris to Versailles that it is a budget way of travel.


From the Eiffel tower to the Palace of Versailles can be reached by a two-story Shuttle Versailles Express. The ticket price varies from 24 to 52 euros (round trip). Children under 9 years old are free of charge. Depending on the selected fare, the price may include an entrance ticket to Versailles and other options.

The Versailles Express departs three times a day: at 07: 45, 10: 00 and 13: 30. You can find the exact schedule on the website of the Versailles Shuttle just before your trip. Please note that shuttles are canceled during the low season.

Car rental and taxi service from Paris to Versailles

The average cost of a taxi from Paris to the Palace of Versailles is 60 euros. You can find a car at one of the city’s Parking lots, or book it by phone. In addition to the classic city taxi, in Paris, you can order Uber via the mobile app. The cost of the trip will not differ. You can get to Versailles by taxi in 35 minutes, regardless of the time of day.

For those who prefer to drive themselves, car rental services in Paris are suitable. Cost-from 17 euros per day. Requirements for you:

  • age of 25
  • International driver’s license
  • driving experience from 1 year.

You can get from Paris to Versailles using navigation in 35 minutes. You will be driving along the A13 motorway. The route is quite easy: follow the Versailles signs.

Please note: the Navigator also offers an alternative route to Versailles via Boulogne, but it will take much longer.

Taxi from Paris to Versailles with atob taxis service

Atob taxi transfer is an opportunity to choose not only convenient travel time but also the class of car, as well as to enjoy a comfortable journey to Versailles without waiting for a bus. Our fleet offers car options from Comfort to Premium. Private AtoB taxis drivers speak English and French.

How to book a taxi from Paris to Versailles:

  1. Select the dates of your car trip on our website
  2. Fill out a short form and enter your personal information
  3. Get a confirmation voucher by e-mail.

Your taxi driver will be waiting for you at the agreed place at the right time. It is not difficult to recognize the driver: he will hold a sign with Your name on it. Please note that the transfer to Versailles is Free of charge 24 hours before the date of your trip. To do this, simply contact the call center specialists.

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