I know you can get a bus or train to the Palace of Versailles. Has any fellow travellers done this and did you find it easy? any tips would help. Only 20 minutes from Paris, the Palace of Versailles is France's grandest & most famous chateau. We've got travel tips from Paris to Versailles. Step 2: Purchase train ticket to Versailles (Destination: Versailles Rive G) and follow this until you reach the parking lot outside of the palace. Things to do near Paris – Visit · Paris · Metro RER map Paris France.