Visit without a car

Different modes of transport available

The destination and its castles can be visited all year round.

Visit the castles of the Loire Valley in season

Transport solutions are available to visitors, more or less dense depending on the season. We also suggest travel modes that you would not have thought of, such as cycling or rent a car with a driver.
 

From March 30 to November 3, 2019, the services are regular, you can fully enjoy your days.

 

Chambord, Cheverny, Villesavin et Beauregard

These castles are located 10/20km from each other. A special shuttle bus named "Châteaux Rémi" is available from Blois bus station (SNCF car park).

Price: 3€/climb, take some in the bus (CB and cash accepted)

Bus equipped with a bicycle trailer (our advice: go by bike and come back by bus).

See the schedule

 

Chaumont-sur-Loire

The estate of Chaumont-sur-Loire and its festival of gardens are served by train (Onzain-Chaumont-sur-Loire station) and by the Azalys bus from Blois bus station (Blois-Chambord SNCF car park).

If you take the train from Paris or your place of residence, at Onzain station a shuttle bus takes you to the Chaumont-sur-Loire estate (possible by foot more than 2km walk, crossing the Loire).

Price: 2.15€/mount

See the schedule

 

Other modes of transport

> Car or minibus shuttles with driver. They can offer you transport for one or more castles per day

> By bike: if the weather allows it, rent a bike (available with electric assistance). You can take the itineraries of the Châteaux by bike. The castles are located 15/20km from each other. You can plan your days by visiting one castle per day. Consult the bike rental companies.

> By taxi: ideal for quick trips.

> Rent a car on site, if you prefer to optimize your time.

Visit the castles of the Loire Valley in low season

From November to March, the main castles, open all year round, are served from Blois-Chambord station. If you plan to visit several castles per day, opt for car rental with or without driver. Buses or trains allow only one visit per day.
 

Chambord

Château de Chambord is located 18km from Blois-Chambord station.

> By bus: take line 2 Rémi, at the bus station (SNCF car park), consult the timetable

> Car or minibus shuttles with driver. They can offer you transport for one or more castles per day

> By bike: if the weather allows it, rent a bike (available with electric assistance). You can take the itineraries of the Châteaux by bike. The castles are located 15/20km from each other. You can plan your days by visiting one castle per day. Consult the bike rental companies.

> By taxi: ideal for quick trips.

> Rent a car on site, if you prefer to optimize your time.

 

Cheverny

Cheverny Castle is located 15km from Blois-Chambord station.

> By bus: take line 4 Rémi, at the bus station (SNCF car park), consult the timetable

> Car or minibus shuttles with driver. They can offer you transport for one or more castles per day

> By bike: if the weather allows it, rent a bike (available with electric assistance). You can take the itineraries of the Châteaux by bike. The castles are located 15/20km from each other. You can plan your days by visiting one castle per day. Consult the bike rental companies.

> By taxi: ideal for quick trips.

> Rent a car on site, if you prefer to optimize your time.

 

Chaumont-sur-Loire

The Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire is located 20 km from Blois-Chambord station and 2 km from Onzain-Chaumont station.

> By train: consult the timetable. Plan a 2 km walk across the bridge to the estate.

> Car or minibus shuttles with driver. They can offer you transport for one or more castles per day

> By bike: if the weather allows it, rent a bike (available with electric assistance). You can take the itineraries of the Châteaux by bike. The castles are located 15/20km from each other. You can plan your days by visiting one castle per day. Consult the bike rental companies.

> By taxi: ideal for quick trips.

> Rent a car on site, if you prefer to optimize your time.

Nos conseils

> Check the day before your departure to make sure that public transport schedules have not changed and that your connections are still good (see SNCF schedules).

> Book your accommodation beforehand as well as bike rentals

> If you rent a car, ask for delivery at Blois station because the shops are not nearby

> If you plan to visit several castles by bus, you will benefit from a discount on presentation of your transport ticket and for other means of transport, you can buy our Pass Castles.