From the city of lights to the dazzling surrounds of Mont Saint-Michel, discover the very best of France in these two strikingly different, equally stunning locations, and do it in just 4 hours! A scenic route east from the French capital, SNCF trains take you part of the way, before offering a seamless coach transfer to complete your journey.
Offering plenty of views that will surely whet your appetite for the splendour of this iconic location, your arrival at Mont-St-Michel coach station puts you in walking distance of the stunning ‘floating’ abbey. Once you’ve climbed up to the historic marvel, find some refreshments, and plenty of shopping opportunities along La Grande Rue. Planning a visit to this fantasy location? See our journey information and FAQs below.
|Journey time||From 4h 35m|
|Distance||177 miles (284 km)|
|Frequency||1 train per day|
|Train and bus operators||Flixbus|
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Paris to Mont-St-Michel by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Paris and Mont-St-Michel is 4 hours and 35 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel is 4 hours and 35 minutes.
Train tickets from Paris to Mont-St-Michel can start from as little as $14.77 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Paris to Mont-St-Michel. Travelling from Paris to Mont-St-Michel by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel leaves at 07:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel leaves at 07:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Paris to Mont-St-Michel cover a distance of around 177 miles (284 km) during the journey.