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Taking the train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel

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.

Paris to Mont-St-Michel by train

It takes an average of 4h 35m to travel from Paris to Mont-St-Michel by train, over a distance of around 177 miles (284 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Paris to Mont-St-Michel and tickets for this journey start from $14.77 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 35m
PriceFrom $14.77
Distance177 miles (284 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train07:32
Last train07:32
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationMont-St-Michel
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Paris to Mont-St-Michel train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Mont-St-Michel for Saturday Sep 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:54 Paris Montparnasse13:25 Mont-St-MichelTER 3452 SNCF Get tickets4h 31m, 1 change
08:54 Paris Montparnasse13:25 Mont-St-MichelTER 3452 SNCF Get tickets4h 31m, 1 change
07:32 Paris Montparnasse12:07 Mont-St-MichelTER 3450 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 1 change
07:32 Paris Montparnasse12:07 Mont-St-MichelTER 3450 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 1 change
07:32 Paris Montparnasse12:07 Mont-St-MichelTER 3450 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 1 change
07:32 Paris Montparnasse12:07 Mont-St-MichelTER 3450 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 1 change
07:32 Paris Montparnasse12:07 Mont-St-MichelTER 3450 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 1 change
08:54 Paris Montparnasse13:25 Mont-St-MichelTER 3452 SNCF Get tickets4h 31m, 1 change
08:54 Paris Montparnasse13:25 Mont-St-MichelTER 3452 SNCF Get tickets4h 31m, 1 change
07:32 Paris Montparnasse12:07 Mont-St-MichelTER 3450 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Mont-St-Michel

The price of train tickets from Paris to Mont-St-Michel starts at $14.77 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Paris to Mont-St-Michel

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Mont-St-Michel? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel take?

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.

What's the fastest journey time between Paris and Mont-St-Michel by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel is 4 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel cost?

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.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel?

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.

What time does the first train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel leave?

The first train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel leaves at 07:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Mont-St-Michel leave?

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.

What's the distance between Paris and Mont-St-Michel by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Mont-St-Michel cover a distance of around 177 miles (284 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Mont-St-Michel to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Mont-St-Michel for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/30/2021 for travel on 07/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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