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There are 5 ways to get from Reims to Épernay by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Reims to Epernay Ter / ...

14€ - 27€

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Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Reims to Épernay 27.9 km

3€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Reims to Épernay H16ct

4€ - 7€

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reims to Épernay 30 km

65€ - 85€

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Reims to Épernay 30 km

3€ - 5€

Reims to Épernay by train

The train journey time between Reims and Épernay is around 35 min and covers a distance of around 30 km. The fastest train normally takes 23 min. Operated by SNCF and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Reims to Épernay train service departs from Reims and arrives in Epernay. Typically 111 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reims to Épernay train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Reims to Épernay is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 43 min.

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The fastest way to get from Reims to Épernay is to taxi. Taking this option will cost 65€ - 85€ and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reims and arriving at Épernay. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reims and arriving at Epernay. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Reims and Épernay is 26 km. The road distance is 30 km.

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The best way to get from Reims to Épernay without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs 14€ - 27€.

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The train from Reims to Epernay takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Reims to Épernay bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Reims station.

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Reims to Épernay train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Reims station.

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The best way to get from Reims to Épernay is to train which takes 35 min and costs 14€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1h 22m.

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  • Distance: 25.5 km
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Reims, France and Épernay, Grand Est, France?

SNCF operates a train from Reims to Epernay every 4 hours. Tickets cost 5€ - 17€ and the journey takes 35 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Reims to Épernay twice daily. Tickets cost 4€ - 7€ and the journey takes 1h 22m.

Train operators
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 Reims to Epernay
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Rail 1st Class
11€ - 17€
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 Reims to Épernay
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 27€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Reims to Épernay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Reims to Épernay
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
SARL ROUSSEL TAXI
Phone
+33 6 11 97 79 27
Les Taxis de Reims
Phone
+33 3 26 47 05 05
Website
taxireims.com
Artisan Taxi Reims
Phone
+33 6 07 08 31 11

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Reims to Épernay bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Épernay station.

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Reims to Épernay train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Epernay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reims to Épernay is 30 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Reims to Épernay.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Reims and Épernay. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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