Paris Gare de l’Est – Châteaubus Shuttle – Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

How to reach Vaux-le-Vicomte?

  • 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. The shuttle is in front of the train station exit and leaves on time.

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. 

Calendar : (important)

During the following days, the train will not circulate between Paris Gare de l’Est and Verneuil l’Etang: the shuttle will be travelling from Melun train station to Vaux-le-Vicomte instead:

  • From August 15 to 18

Clik here to see the schedule for July 13 and 14


Apart from these specific dates, the suttle runs every opening day of the estate between Verneuil l’Etang and Vaux-le-Vicomte according to the following schedule and prices:

Click HERE to consult the shuttle timetables and fares


Choose and buy your ticket:

Visit during the day: roundtrip Verneuil l’Etang <-> Vaux-le-Vicomte

  • You can take the shuttle you want during the day for both trips.
  • Undated ticket (as the entrance fee), no booking required. 

Online ticketing

Candlelit evenings: roundtrip aller-retour Verneuil l’Etang <-> Vaux-le-Vicomte

Online ticketing

Soirées aux Chandelles : aller Verneuil l’Etang -> Vaux-le-Vicomte – retour Vaux-le-Vicomte -> Paris Gare de Lyon

Online ticketing


55 km from Paris – 1 hour

  • 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 !

Calculate your route here

PARIS – Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte – Château de Fontainebleau

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

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