How to travel from Paris to Versailles

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from Paris to Versailles

How to get from Paris to Versailles by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Paris to Versailles is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Paris to Versailles

distanceDistance10 miles (16 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$33 - $72
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€29) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $72 (€63) • 3 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or SNCF TER

Take a train or bus to travel 10 miles (16 km) between Paris and Versailles. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or SNCF TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paris to Versailles.

General Information About the Journey From Paris to Versailles

Though too short a distance to necessitate flying, there are rail and bus links between the two cities, which operate at regular intervals. Local metro RER C trains are available, both during the week and on the weekends, to transport passengers between Paris and Versailles. Local buses are also on hand to transport visitors to Versailles so that they may tour its famous palace. In total, the journey, by bus, is estimated to take approximately 30 minutes, whilst the train journey takes around 20 minutes.

Buses from Paris to Versailles

Local buses depart from the terminal at Pont de Sèvres at regular intervals. In most cases, the bus destined for Versailles is the number 171. Bus prices remain consistent. On average, the journey between the two cities takes 30 minutes, with Versailles being the last stop for the number 171 bus.

Trains from Paris to Versailles

A number of local RER C trains are available to transport passengers between the two cities. The RER C line is often equated (on Parisian, public transport signs) with a yellow line. Visitors travelling from central Paris will need to alight at Versailles-Rive-Gauche station, which is a mere five minute walk from the city’s famous palace. Train prices to and from Versailles remain consistent while trains to Versailles depart at frequent intervals. Paris trains pull into Versailles at approximately half and a quarter past the hour.

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You can travel by train or bus for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Say "oui" to SNCF, France's national travel company, when traveling from Paris to Versailles! SNCF travel make it easy to go all over France as well as to countries like Spain and Germany. The company offers a wide range of fares, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. SNCF also offers discount cards that you can apply on Omio, such as the Youth and Senior Card.

SNCF travel tickets between Paris and Versailles are available on Omio for as little as $11 (€10). Check the latest SNCF travel schedule for the 10 miles (16 km) long journey from Paris to Versailles, compare the best fares available, and purchase your SNCF Paris to Versailles travel ticket on Omio today!

SNCF offers different types of travel on its routes, such as the TGV high-speed travel, the classic Intercité and the TER, SNCF's regional travel. On the state-of-the-art TGV travel that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find a bar, air-conditioned travel cars with free WiFi and some onsite services in addition to the onboard restaurant.

SNCF (3) from Paris to Versailles travel information:

  • Average Duration: 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: $11
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Travel from Paris to Versailles

FAQs: Travel to Versailles easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Versailles.

There are 2 options to travel to Versailles from Paris including taking a train or bus.

The cheapest way to go to Versailles from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Paris to Versailles:

A bus is $39 (€34) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Versailles costing on average $72 (€63).

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Versailles is by train, which takes on average 3 h 24 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Getting to Versailles by bus takes 4 h 55 min on average.

The distance from Paris to Versailles is approximately 10 miles (16 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Versailles is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Versailles from Paris as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Versailles:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Roissypôle Bus Station and arrive in Versailles, Place Pierre Semard (Gare de Saint-Cyr).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Gare de Versailles-Chantiers.

The following travel companies offer services from Paris to Versailles:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar or SNCF | Autocar for buses to Versailles. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | Autocar Paris to Versailles tickets on Omio for $33 (€29).
  • Travel with SNCF TER or SNCF (3) for trains to Versailles. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF (3) Paris to Versailles tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Versailles with the following travel companies:

  • Direct trains with SNCF (3) with 3 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Versailles as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Versailles.

Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Versailles don't make Versailles their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Versailles are Nice, London, Lyon or Lisbon, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Versailles to any of these top destinations today!

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