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How to get to Giverny

En Francais : Comment aller à Giverny : How to get to Giverny

Giverny is a village located 75 km West from Paris, 4 km East from Vernon.



Giverny day trip tour in coach or minibus
Giverny Day Trip from Paris

From Paris to Vernon on your own

From Vernon to Giverny on your own

From Paris to Vernon

By road :

Vernon is 75 km from Paris. Leave Paris by the Pont de Saint-Cloud and take the highway A13 (towards Rouen) for 55 km until you reach exit 14 (Bonnières) or exit 16 (Douains). The A13 is free until Mantes-la-Jolie. The charge is 1.80 euros to go further. After the exit follow Vernon or Giverny signs.
You may also leave the highway before the tollgate (follow green Vernon road signs) and go on the N15 past Rosny, Rolleboise and Bonnières. The road follows the River Seine for a while.

Paris Giverny Road Map

claude monet
Claude Monet and Theodore Butler
waiting for Sylvain, the chauffeur.

St Lazare train station in Paris by Claude Monet

Saint-Lazare Station, Claude Monet 1876-1877

By train :

The Vernon station is situated on the main line Paris / Rouen / Le Havre. It starts from the Saint-Lazare Paris station (which has not changed much since Monet painted it). The fastest trains complete the journey in less than 45 min.

In the Metro, take the 'SNCF - Grandes Lignes' exit. Buy a ticket to Vernon. The Rouen line departs from the right side of the platform, in the 'Grandes Lignes' section.

Train schedules (through the french railway company web site)

In Summer discover the beautiful Eure Valley in an ancient train.

Car Rental

In Vernon, car rental companies are located pretty far away from Vernon train station.

So, if you want to rent a car at the train station it is better to stop at Mantes La Jolie train station
where car rental companies like Rentacar have an agency just outside Mantes La Jolie train station.


By boat :

Vernon has a marina near the town centre, which gives opportunities for holidays on the water.

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Sail Boat at Le Petit-Gennevilliers
Claude Monet 1874

From Vernon to Giverny


Cross the bridge over the Seine (towards Beauvais) turn right on the D5 and go straight on for 5 km. Parking is free in Giverny. There is a large car park on the side of the D5, in front of the Fondation Claude Monet, and a smaller one just in front of the entrance door, in the village, rue Claude Monet. You may also park in the car park of the Museum of Impressionisms in Giverny on the D5.

If you arrive by train

You may take a taxi, the bus shuttle or walk (1 hour-7km).


Several taxis are generally waiting at the train station. There is another taxi station on the place d'Evreux 200 metres away. Vernon to Giverny fare : around 15 euros.

Bus Schuttle VERNON <-> GIVERNY

From spring to Autumn  "T. V. S." coaches link Vernon-Giverny train station and central bus station in Giverny main parking lot.
Daily round trip fare 8 euros
Tickets sales on board vehicle with compulsory validation

2016 March to June Vernon-Giverny train station  <-> Giverny Bus Shuttle time-table

To walk to Giverny
Go down the Albufera street and cross the bridge over the Seine. At the roundabout ignore the signs for Giverny which are meant for cars. Go straight on, cross the first street "Route de Giverny" and  take the pathway to your right just before the drugstore. It follows the tracks of the ancient railroad. It enables you to walk to Giverny away from the traffic. (5 km) The path is almost flat.

Giverny guided day trip tour in bus or minibus
Giverny Day Trips

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