You can get from Paris to Chartres by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Chartres on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||48 miles (77 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$20 - $33|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $20 (€18) • 59 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $20 (€18) • 59 min|
|Popular travel companies||SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER|
Travel 48 miles (77 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Paris to Chartres. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Chartres.
Paris and the cathedral city of Chartres are only 90 kilometers apart, so flying isn't generally an option for people traveling in France between these two cities. There are also no intercity coach links between the French capital and Chartres. However, there are excellent rail connections between the two cities and the journey will take around an hour at any time of day, making it ideal for day trips. Be aware that all trains leave from Montparnasse in the south of the city, so if you are staying in the northern suburbs, leave plenty of time to make the journey across Paris.
Return trips from Chartres to Paris are also available.
There are no scheduled intercity bus services between Paris and Chartres. However, is is possible to take airport transfer buses between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Chartres Airport, and there are usually tourist buses to the cathedral in the summer months.
Because they are fast, comfortable and reliable, trains from Paris to Chartres are easily the best option for any travelers journeying between these two cities. SNCF trains depart from Paris as early as 7:40 a.m., and take just over 1 hour 10 minutes to reach Chartres station. There are plenty of departure times every day, with one train every hour until late in the evening. All train services to Chartres leave from Paris' Gare Montparnasse. To get there from the center of town, you'll need to take Metro lines 4 or 12 (give yourself 20 minutes to make the journey). If you are coming from Charles de Gaulle airport, it is a good idea to take the Air France coach, which stops directly outside the station.
There are 4 ways to travel from Paris to Chartres including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Paris to Chartres is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Chartres:
A train is generally $13 (€12) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $33 (€30) from Paris to Chartres.
The quickest way to travel from Paris to Chartres is by train, which takes on average 59 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Chartres by bus can take on average 6 h 42 min.
The distance from Paris to Chartres is approximately 48 miles (77 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Chartres is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Paris and Chartres as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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