How to get from Paris to Versailles (train or bus) - Street Travelers - Travels - 2020

How to get from Paris to Versailles (train or bus)

This guide on how to get from Paris to Versailles It will help you prepare the visit to one of the largest and most beautiful palaces in the world.
Located less than 20 kilometers from the capital, this palace was declared a World Heritage Site and has in its immense gardens one of its great attractions, which we are sure, will leave you speechless and will make the visit unforgettable.
To get to the Palace of Versailles, if you do not have a car, we recommend using the train or bus that has several daily departures and will take you to the destination in about half an hour.

Based on the experience of our visit to the palace and the many times we have been in the capital of France, in the last we wrote this guide to travel to Paris, we explain the different ways of get to Versailles from Paris, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs. We start!

How to get from Paris to Versailles by train

The fastest way to go from Paris to Versailles is to take the line C of the RER train that will take you in 30 minutes to the Versailles Rive Gauche station, located 10 minutes walk from the palace entrance.
These trains leave every 15 minutes and the ticket, which has to cover zones 1-4, costs about 4 euros each way. You don't need to book it in advance.
To get to this train line you can take the subway and change at a station that links to the RER C. For example, if you are staying in the Le Marais neighborhood you can take metro line 8 (pink) and connect with RER C at the Invalides stop.
It is necessary to pay attention that the direction of the train is that of Versailles Château - Rive Gauche, since this line forks in two.

Another good option to get to the Palace of Versailles by train, if you are near the Paris-Montparnasse station, is to take the N line of the Transilien that takes you in 15 minutes to the Versailles-Chantiers station, located 20 minutes walk from the entrance .
If you are closer to the La Défense-Grande Arche station, you can take the U line of the Transilien that also leaves you at Versailles-Chantiers.
And finally, from the Paris Saint-Lazare station, the L line of the Transilien leaves you at the Versailles Rive Droite stop, located 20 minutes walk from the palace.

Another more comfortable and interesting way to make the visit is to book this excursion to the Palace of Versailles by train with a guide in Spanish that will explain the great history of the palace and its main points of interest.
This tour is among the excursions in Paris best valued by travelers visiting the city.

Palace Interior

Map of the Versailles excursion from Paris