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How do you get to the Palace of Versailles from Paris?

How do you get to the Palace of Versailles from Paris?

From Paris to Versailles by Train The easiest option is the RER (Line C) train, which departs from Métro stations in the center of Paris and arrives at the Versailles Château Rive Gauche station, which is the closest train station in Versailles to the Château de Versailles. The train ride takes around one hour.

How much is the train from Paris to Versailles?

Paris to Versailles-Chantiers by train

Journey time From 14m
Price From €18.70
Distance 10 miles (17 km)
Frequency 15 trains per day
First train 02:06

Is Palace of Versailles worth visiting?

Definitely! While it will require some planning, it is definitely worth a visit. You’ll learn a lot about French history and see one of the most incredible buildings in the world. No visit to Paris would be complete without seeing the Palace of Versailles with your own eyes!

Do I need to buy tickets to Versailles in advance?

Visitors to the Palace must book in advance and select a specific time slot. We highly recommend that visitors pre-book their tickets online. Once you have booked your ticket online and printed it, go directly with your ticket to Entrance A of the Palace. Visitors eligible for free admission must pre-book online.

How much time do you need to visit Versailles?

“Plan on two to three hours for the château, one hour for the gardens, and another two hours if you want to include the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette in your visit. Add two hours to cover your round-trip transit time, and it’s a five- to ten-hour day trip from Paris.”

Can I bring food to Versailles?

Can I bring food into Versailles? You can’t take food into the palace itself, but you can bring food and beverages onto the grounds if you skip the interior tour. There are also food vendors on the grounds if you want to do both!