The town of Chartre is easy to reach both by train and by car.
Coming by car
- 1 h from Paris: Follow A6 direction Bordeaux-Nantes then A10 and A11 direction Nantes.
- 1 h from Orléans: Follow the A10 towards Paris/Chartres, then the N154 towards Rouen/Chartres.
- 2 h from Rouen: Follow the A13 towards Évreux then the N154 towards Chartres/Orléans.
- 1 h 30 from Le Mans: Follow A11 direction Paris/Chartres.
Chartres has almost 2,000 surface parking spaces and another 3,000 in underground or elevated car parks.
Chartres train station is located 5 minutes walk from Chartres city centre. You can quickly reach all the illuminations as well as the hotels and restaurants.
There are about 33 daily connections from Paris-Montparnasse station (about 1 hour) to Chartres station. About 12 daily connections are made between Le Mans and Chartres and there are regular connections between Brittany and Chartres.