There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Palaiseau by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 24 min
€3 - €6
Bus • 35 min
€2 - €4
2 alternative options
Taxi • 18 min
€35 - €45
Drive • 18 min
€2 - €4
Paris to Palaiseau by train
The train journey time between Paris and Palaiseau is around 33 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. The fastest train normally takes 24 min. Operated by Paris RER and Transilien, the Paris to Palaiseau train service departs from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arrives in Palaiseau. Typically 793 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route overview
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Paris to Palaiseau train schedules
Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Paris to Palaiseau is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 18 min.
The quickest way to get from Paris to Palaiseau is to taxi which costs €35 - €45 and takes 18 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chatelet and arriving at Edouard Branly-Palaiseau Rer. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Palaiseau. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.
The distance between Paris and Palaiseau is 17 km. The road distance is 20 km.
The best way to get from Paris to Palaiseau without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs €3 - €6.
The train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Palaiseau takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Paris to Palaiseau bus services, operated by Bus RATP, depart from Chatelet station.
Paris to Palaiseau train services, operated by Paris RER, depart from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame station.
The best way to get from Paris to Palaiseau is to train which takes 24 min and costs €3 - €6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €2 - €4 and takes 35 min.
What companies run services between Paris, France and Palaiseau, France?
Paris RER operates a train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Palaiseau every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 24 min. Transilien also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Bus RATP operates a bus from Chatelet to Edouard Branly-Palaiseau Rer 5 times a day. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 35 min.
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.
Train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Palaiseau
- Ave. Duration
- 24 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- €3 - €6
- RATP Paris
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.
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to Massy Palaiseau
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- €4 - €5
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More Questions & Answers
Paris to Palaiseau bus services, operated by Bus RATP, arrive at Edouard Branly-Palaiseau Rer station.
Paris to Palaiseau train services, operated by Paris RER, arrive at Palaiseau station.
Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Palaiseau is 20 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Paris to Palaiseau.
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