How To Get from Paris to Versailles

Guide on How To Get from Paris to Versailles

Visited by over 36 million people each year, Paris is one of the tourist hotspots in the world. Affectionately known as both the City of Lights and the City of Love, people visit from all over the globe to take in the atmosphere. Tourists are drawn to iconic features such the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Le Louvre or Notre Dame Cathedral. As well as tourism, Paris has thriving fashion and financial sectors and its historical importance in this history of art should not be forgotten.

Ultimately many visitors seek the history of not only Paris, but France in the capital and no visit to the city should be without a period spent in historical Versailles. Located 22 km west of the city centre Versailles is one of the capitals wealthiest suburbs. The area started life as a playground for Louis XIII, he spent much time hunting in what is now the Saint Louis district and then had a hunting lodge built. That lodge grew into the world famous Palace of Versailles, former home of French political power until 1789. With the attraction of the Palace itself and the Royal rooms, Royal Opera and Museum of France over 3 million people visit the iconic site.

Versaille offers much more than the Palace, There is the Royal Tennis Court, the site where the French revolution began and The King’s Kitchen Garden, the garden where produce was grown for French King’s.

When considering how to get from Paris to Versailles you should plan ahead, there is lots to do and see there so you want to maximise your time. Public transport can take some time, especially if you have to make connections, whereas a private taxi transfer will take you door to door.

Private Taxi from Paris to Versailles

When you book a private taxi with T2 Transfer they will pick you up from wherever you are in Paris, whether that a hotel, business or tourist attraction. The journey will be in style with a brand new luxury car and your friendly, professional and fully licensed driver will ensure all goes well. The driver will speak both French and English so if you have any questions they will be able to assist you. If you have any questions at any other time then T2 Transfer customer service is available 24/7.

The private taxi will be just that, private, you won’t share your taxi with anyone else. If you have booked to travel with children then there will be child seats fitted free of charge.

The journey from Paris to Versailles will take approximately 45 minutes.

Unlike other options in Paris you can pay for your journey in euros, dollars or pounds.

Prices for the journey are below:

1-3 passengers – € 75
1-4 passengers – € 80
1-5 passengers – € 85
1-6 passengers – € 90
1-7 passengers – € 95
1-8 passengers – € 100

Reservation Form

€ 0
Free Baby Seats/Booster Seats! Luggage Free of charge! Price includes Tax charges!

Transfers from Paris to Versailles By Train

There are different train options to get from Paris to Versailles, however, it depends where you are in the city as to how long the journey will take and what additional connections you will need.

The first option is to take the Metro 13 from Saint Lazare train station to Gare Montparnasse, from there you will then take the N Gare de Plaisir Grignon to Gare de Versailles Chantiers. From there Versailles is a short walk away.

Duration: 41 minutes.
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7.

The second option is to take the L Gare de Versailles Rive Droite from Saint Lazare to Gare de La Défense. From there you then change to the U Gare De La Verrière to Gare de Versailles Chantiers.

Duration: 40 minutes.
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7.

The third option is to take the L Gare de Versailles Rive Droite to Gare de Suresnes Mont Valerien. From there you then take the Transilien U VERI1C to Gare de Versailles Chantiers.

Duration: 43 minutes.
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7.

The fourth option is to go from Gare d’Austerlitz, taking the Metro 10 line to Javel – Andre Citroen. From there you then take the RER C to Gare de Versailles Chantiers.

Transfer from Paris to Versailles by Bus

The only viable bus option to Versailles starts on the Metro 9 line. Grand Boulevard, Bonne Nouvelle and Republique all have stations on the line. Take the Metro 9 line to Pont de Sevres. From Pont de Sevres you then need to take the 171 bus to Versailles Chantiers.

Duration: 55 minutes.
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7.