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There are 5 ways to get from Versailles to The Louvre by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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

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Train, line 95 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Versailles Chantiers to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Ter
  2. Take the line 95 bus from Gare Montparnasse to Musée du Louvre 95 / ...

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Versailles to Paris 20.9 km

3 alternative options

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles to Musee D Orsay C

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Versailles to The Louvre 19.3 km

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Versailles to The Louvre 19.3 km

Versailles to The Louvre by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Versailles and The Louvre is around 35 min and covers a distance of around 19 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 26 min. Operated by SNCF and Bus RATP, the Versailles to The Louvre service departs from Versailles Chantiers and arrives in The Louvre. Typically 165 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
28 min
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
35 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
26 min
Journey distance:
19 km
Services per week:
165
Cheapest price:
€5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:39
Last service departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Versailles to The Louvre train, bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Versailles to The Louvre is to rideshare which costs €3 and takes 56 min.

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The fastest way to get from Versailles to The Louvre is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs €35 - €45.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles and arriving at Musee D Orsay. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Versailles and The Louvre is 16 km. The road distance is 19.3 km.

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The best way to get from Versailles to The Louvre without a car is to train and line 95 bus which takes 36 min and costs €5 - €16.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Versailles to The Louvre, including transfers.

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Versailles to The Louvre train services, operated by Transilien, depart from VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles station.

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Versailles to The Louvre train services, operated by Transilien, arrive at Musee D Orsay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Versailles to The Louvre is 19 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Versailles to The Louvre.

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  • Distance: 16.1 km
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Versailles, France and The Louvre, France?

Transilien operates a train from VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles to Musee D Orsay every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €4 - €5 and the journey takes 33 min.

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 Versailles Chantiers to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €14
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 VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles to Musee D Orsay
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Transilien
Bus operators
Bus RATP
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Bus from Gare Montparnasse to Musée du Louvre
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
ratp.fr
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 Versailles to Paris
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Versailles to The Louvre
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Taxis G7
Phone
+33 1 41 27 66 99
Website
g7.fr
Taxi in Paris
Phone
+33 9 77217272
Website
taxiinparis.fr
Grey Shuttle
Phone
+33 673 876 840
Website
greyshuttle.com

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

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