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


Situated 50 minutes South from Paris, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is accessible by public transport, by car or with excursions departing from Paris!

train and public transport

How to reach Vaux-le-Vicomte by public transport?

  • From Paris Gare de l’Est, take the direct train Line P (in the direction of Provins)
  • Get off at the Verneuil l’Etang train station (direct trains every 60 minutes, travel time 35 minutes)
  • There is a “Châteaubus” shuttle to pick you up from the Verneuil l’Etang train station to the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte.

What you must know:

  • Buying your tickets online in advance is highly recommended.
  • Buying your tickets on board, to the driver, is possible by credit card and cash.
  • The access to the shuttle is unfortunately not recommended for people with reduced mobility.
  • Consult this webpage a few days before and the day before your venue: if train strikes or pertubations occur, we will update the schedule and useful information here.
  • Consult the following schedule and prices before organizing your venue.

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

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!

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