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There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Vézelay by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Sermizelles-Vézelay Ter

€63 - €112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Auxerre 759 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Auxerre-Saint-Gervais to Sermizelles-Vézelay Lc 8C / ...

€16 - €23

2 alternative options

Train via Paris Bercy  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Sermizelles Vezelay Ter

€28 - €56

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Vézelay 224.7 km

€24 - €40

Paris to Vézelay by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Vézelay is around 5h 17m and covers a distance of around 220 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 48m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Mobigo Nièvre, the Paris to Vézelay service departs from Paris-Bercy and arrives in Champ de foire/RD951. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 17m
Fastest journey time:
2h 48m
Journey distance:
220 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€63
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:10
Last service departs at:
12:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Vézelay train and bus schedules

Paris → Vézelay
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vézelay is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vézelay is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vézelay is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Vézelay is to bus which costs €15 - €23 and takes 5h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Vézelay is to drive. Taking this option will cost €24 - €40 and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Vézelay. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Champ de foire/RD951 via Auxerre-Saint-Gervais and Gare Sncf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Paris and Vézelay is 186 km. The road distance is 224.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vézelay without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs €60 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Paris to Vézelay, including transfers.

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Paris to Vézelay bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vézelay is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs €60 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €23 and takes 5h 17m.

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Paris to Vézelay bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Sermizelles-Vézelay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Vézelay is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Paris to Vézelay.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Vézelay.
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  • Distance: 186.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Vézelay, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Paris-Bercy to Sermizelles-Vézelay twice daily. Tickets cost €60 - €110 and the journey takes 2h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Vézelay via Auxerre, Auxerre-Saint-Gervais, and Gare Sncf in around 5h 17m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Bercy to Sermizelles-Vézelay
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Bercy to Sermizelles Vezelay
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Auxerre
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Auxerre
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Auxerre-Saint-Gervais to Sermizelles-Vézelay
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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