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Versailles by Train from Paris with Skip the Line Palace and Gardens Tickets


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Travel from Paris to Versailles by train in a small group. Skip the Line at Versailles Palace and enjoy a guided tour of Versailles Gardens. Explore Versailles Palace on your own with an audio guide. Travel back to Paris by train whenever you want. Meet your tour guide in the south west area of Paris and board the local RER commuter train to Versailles station in small groups of 20 people maximum. Enjoy a guided tour of Versailles Gardens and and introduction to Versailles Palace before you keep exploring Versailles on your own. Skip the Line at Versailles Palace and visit all areas of the Palace open to the public with an audio guide. Marvel at the Kings' and Queens apartments and at the famous Hall of Mirrors. Your ticket also gives you access to the Versailles Palace temporary exhibitions, the Coach Gallery and the Versailles Gardens and Park. Enjoy the Versailles Gardens even on the Musical Fountains or the Musical Gardens Show days held on specific days from April to October. When you're ready to go back to Paris, head to Versailles station and board any RER train going back to Paris.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 08:30 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail


  • Skip-the-line access to the Palace of Versailles and Gardens (including Musical Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens days)
  • Multilingual host
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Transportation fee

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 20 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 08:30,  12:45


  • 4 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • The closest metro station is Javel-Andre Citroen (line 10). Please use exit 2 (sortie 2, left side) saying Rue de la Convention. You will find the Cafe to the left when exiting the metro.
    Your guide will be wearing a Fat Tire Tours t-shirt and holding a sign.


  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Participants under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Additional Notes

  • The Versailles Royal Gardens tour is a guided tour while the rest of the visit will be at leisure with an audio guide.
  • The Versailles Gardens Tour is conducted in small groups of a maximum of 20 people.
  • You are free to stay at the Versailles Palace as long as you want. Return train tickets will be provided by your tour guide so that you can board any train going back to Paris whenever you want.
  • There are train departures every 15-20 minutes from Versailles Station to Paris. You can get off at any station in Paris. Paris stations: Javel, Champ de Mars, Point de l'Alma, Invalides, Musée d'Orsay, Saint Michel, Paris Austerlitz, etc. Feel free to check the REC C (yellow line) itinerary map to see all stops available.
  • The Versailles train station is located at a 10 minutes walking distance from Versailles Palace.
  • This activity operates regardless of weather. We recommend you to check the weather and dress accordingly.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Students and children will have to provide a valid ID for proof of age.


Versailles by Train from Paris with Skip the Line Palace and Gardens Tickets
08:15:00 Check-in opposite Cafe Regalia in Paris (1 Avenue Emile Zola)

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Meet Your Guide
Meet your tour guide and proceed to the RER train station 'Javel' from where you'll take a commuter train to Versailles.
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08:30:00 Travel from Paris to Versailles by Train
Travel like a local from Paris to Versailles and relax during the 25-minute train ride to Versailles RER train station.
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09:00:00 Arrival at Versailles Train Station
Get a glimpse of the city of Versailles as you walk from the Versailles RER train station to the Palace of Versailles (a 10-minute walking distance). Start learning from your guide about the kings and queens that have lived at Versailles.
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Versailles Gardens Skip the Line and Guided Tour
Most people visit the gardens of Versailles without realizing there is a labyrinth of beautiful hidden groves, sculptures and fountains. Follow your guide to the most beautiful and interesting parts of the garden, truly appreciating their splendor and history.
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Versailles Palace Skip the Line and Audio Guided Visit
Enter the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Versailles and discover the magnificence of the former royal residence with the help of an audio guide. Visit the Kings's Apartments, the Queen's Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and more at your own pace.
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Versailles Coach Gallery Self-Guided Visit
Visit the Gallery of Coaches in the Great Stables of Versailles Palace, one of the most important coach collection in Europe. See majestic coaches and small carriages for Marie-Antoinette's children, sedan chairs, sleds, and much more.
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Versailles Gardens and Park Self-Guided Visit
Go back to the Versailles Gardens to explore further. Marvel at the ponds, the parterres, the statues and at the Orangerie of Versailles Garden. Then, go to Versailles Park for a pleasant walk along the Grand Canal.
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Musical Fountains or Musical Gardens Show
On specific days between April and October, enjoy the Musical Fountains or the Musical Gardens Shows. Explore the groves and discover the fountains with their water features spouting to the rhythm of music or enter groves and other preserved areas of the Gardens for a musical promenade.
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Return to Paris by RER train whenever you want
Explore Versailles as long as you want. Then use the train ticket given by your tour guide to board any RER train going back to Paris. There are trains from Versailles station to Paris every 15-20 minutes.
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13:00:00 Tour Ends in Versailles or Return to Paris

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