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How to reach Le Mont St-Michel ?

   By road

Mont Saint-Michel is located 360 km W of Paris; 125 km SW of Caen; 60 km E of St-Malo.

From Paris take the highway A13 towards Rouen. Then the N175 to Avranches. Then follow the direction "Le-Mont-Saint-Michel". Minimum 4 hours drive.

To search a precise itinerary, you can consult

Public transport from Paris to Rennes :

   By train

From Paris town center to Rennes

Departure from Montparnasse station: take a TGV train (high speed train) to Rennes
(It takes 2 hours)

From Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport to Rennes

You have to take a TGV train to Rennes.
There are 2 alternatives:

- from the airport, there is a direct access to the TGV to Rennes: see Terminal 2 map
(TGV journey takes 3 hours)

- or you go to Montparnasse railway station by taking an Air France bus shuttle: bus line 4
Every 15 min. from 5:45 am to 11:00 pm. Fare: 10 euros.

Departure from Roissy-Charles-de Gaulle to Paris:
Terminal 2A: exit 5
Terminal 2B: exit 6
Terminal 2C: exit 5
Terminal 2D: exit 6
Terminal 2E/2F: exit 3
Terminal 1: exit 34

From Orly airport

Go to Montparnasse railway station :
- Take OrlyBus to Denfert-Rochereau underground station, then subway (line 4 to Porte de Clignancourt) stop at Montparnasse railway station, or
take an Air France bus shuttle: bus line 1
from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm every 15 min. Fare : 7.50 euros.

   By plane

From CDG Airport to Rennes

There is a direct flight:

23rd May
1:40 pm
2:40 pm

From Orly Airport to Rennes

There are two direct flights leaving Orly Airport at:

23rd May
8:55 am
10:00 am

23rd May
1:20 pm
2:25 pm

From London to Dinard

Dinard is 70 km away from the Mont-Saint-Michel :
From Dinard airport, you can rent a car to go to Le Mont Saint-Michel.

RYANAIR times:

23rd May
London Luton
3:30 pm
5:35 pm

26th May
London Luton
6:00 pm
6:05 pm


Paris railway/bus map

Public transport from Rennes to Le Mont Saint-Michel

Bus "Les Courriers bretons" regular routes

From Rennes Railway station : go to Rennes coach station (North exit)

Special shuttles for Sirocco conference

Monday 23rd May

Departure from Rennes train station at 6:15 pm:
Follow train station South exit, bus car park. A bus with a special sign "SIROCCO" will wait for you.

Example of a train from Paris which will allow to take the shuttle:

23rd May
Paris Montparnasse
TGV 8633
4:05 pm
6:08 pm


Thursday 26th May

Departure from Le Mont Saint-Michel at 2.45 pm.
This shuttle allows participants to catch the train:

26th May
Paris Montparnasse
TGV 8242
4:05 pm
6.25 pm