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There are 4 ways to get from Houilles to Fontainebleau by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Houilles Carrieres Sur Seine to Paris Gare De Lyon A
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Fontainebleau Avon R

11€ - 16€

3 alternative options

Train via Melun  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Houilles Carrieres Sur Seine to Paris Gare De Lyon A
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Melun D / ...

12€ - 16€

Train, bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Houilles Carrieres Sur Seine to Paris Gare De Lyon A
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Melun Ter
  3. Take the bus from Place de L'Ermitage-Melun to Place de L'Etape

12€ - 27€

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Houilles to Fontainebleau 82.5 km

9€ - 14€

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The cheapest way to get from Houilles to Fontainebleau is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Houilles to Fontainebleau is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Houilles to Fontainebleau. However, there are services departing from Houilles Carrieres Sur Seine and arriving at Fontainebleau Avon via Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Houilles and Fontainebleau is 68 km. The road distance is 82.5 km.

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The best way to get from Houilles to Fontainebleau without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs 11€ - 16€.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Houilles to Fontainebleau, including transfers.

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Houilles to Fontainebleau train services, operated by Paris RER, depart from Houilles Carrieres Sur Seine station.

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Houilles to Fontainebleau train services, operated by Transilien, arrive at Fontainebleau Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houilles to Fontainebleau is 82 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Houilles to Fontainebleau.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Fontainebleau. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 68.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Houilles, France and Fontainebleau, Île-de-France, France?

You can take a train from Houilles to Fontainebleau via Paris Gare De Lyon in around 1h 36m.

Train operators
Paris RER

The Réseau Express Régional (RER) has 5 lines that connect central Paris to the city suburbs, including notable destinations such as Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris and Versailles. The RER is also a great option for getting around the city centre as it operates like an express subway train (like the Paris metro, but with fewer stops). If you’re travelling solely within central Paris Zone 1, you can use a Paris Metro ticket. If you’re travelling beyond Zone 1, you’ll need to purchase a Billet Ile-de-France. Children under 4 travel free on the RER.

Contact Details
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Houilles Carrieres Sur Seine to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RATP Paris
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Fontainebleau Avon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Transilien
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Melun
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Transilien
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Melun
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 20€
Bus operators
Transdev Île-de-France
Website
transdev-idf.com
Bus from Place de L'Ermitage-Melun to Place de L'Etape
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
Transdev Île-de-France

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