There are 3 train stations close to the Palace of Versailles. You can easily get to the Palace of Versailles by taking the train to any of the three stations.
Versailles -Château-Rive Gauche (RER Line C-Paris Austerlitz, SaintMichel, Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel)
Versailles -Chantiers (departing from Paris Montparnasse)
Versailles -Rive Droite (departing from Paris Saint-Lazare)
If you're taking the RER C line from Central Paris (multiple stations): take trains “VICK” or “VITY” to Versailles Rive Gauche, which is the closest to the castle. This is the last station on the line. The journey is 30 minutes long depending on where you get in from.
If leaving from Paris Montparnasse station, take the Line N to Versailles Chantiers. If leaving from Paris Saint - Lazare station, take Line L to Versailles Rive Droite for a 20m walk.
RATP 171 departs from Pont de Sèvres) and drops you at Versailles Place d’Armes. The drive from Paris is roughly 40-50 minutes long. Versailles Place d’Armes is located just outside the Palace of Versailles.
If you’re travelling to Palace of Versailles by car, you’ll want to get on the Peripherique (the Paris beltway) and exit Rouen on A13. With no traffic, you can make it to Versailles in about 20 minutes.
There is a metered public parking lot in front of the Chateau. Pay on exit using either a credit card or cash. Car and coach parking available at all these places:
- Place d’Armes
- Bailly Walk
- Grand Trianon
- Petit Trianon
- Queen's Hamlet