Because of current restrictions for public gatherings, the shuttle won’t run until further notice.


car transport

55 km from Paris – 1 hour

map from Paris

  • Take the A4 or A6 motorway, then follow signs to Troyes via the motorway A5.
  • The nearest motorway exit to the Château is Exit No.15 signposted to Saint Germain Laxis.

GPS: First enter the municipal area of Maincy, and you will then find the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte on the D215 local departmental road. GPS co-ordinates (Lat x Long): 48.568727000, 2.713580000

Free parking !
The château does not impose entrance quotas. Nevertheless, the parking has limited places (during rush hours during Christmas period): if you have the possibility to use car sharing, we invite you to do so!

Calculate your route here


train and public transport

Melun being 5 to 10 minutes away from the château by car, it is possible to take the RER D or the R line from Paris Gare de Lyon to Melun and then a cab or an Uber to Vaux-le-Vicomte. Sharing your trip with friends or family may be a solution with public transport at a minimum cost.


shuttle transport from Paris

PARIS – Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte – Château de Fontainebleau (with tranport)

Discover Vaux-le-Vicomte and Fontainebleau with one of our partners :

  • Paris CityVISION proposes a package including transportation from central Paris (2, rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris) and admission with audioguides to both Vaux-le-Vicomte and Fontainebleau.
  • Bluefox Travel offers excursions by minibus to both Vaux-le-Vicomte and Fontainebleau

Discover Vaux-le-Vicomte otherwise: luxury car, helicopter


INSIDR tested the transport by train and châteaubus shuttle: see how it works in a few seconds! (unavailable until further notice)

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