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.
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.
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.