Getting to the Palace

Getting to Chateau de Chambord by Car

Driving to Château de Chambord is easy from most parts of the Loire Valley. The chateau is off minor country roads not far from Blois. Visits to Chambord thus combine easily with seeing the chateaux at Blois, Cheverny, and Chaumont.

The closest highway exit is Blois on Autoroute A10 from Paris via Orléans to Tours.

Distances to Château de Chambord from other cities are around:

  • 20 km / 0:30 from Blois
  • 60 km / 1:00 from Orléans
  • 80 km / 1:00 from Tours
  • 110 km / 1:40 from Bourges
  • 180 km / 2:00 from Paris

Bus with FlixBus

Bus from Paris Porte Maillot (about 2h45) with FlixBus. Reservations and tickets on

Routes available only Saturdays and Sundays from mid-April to 5 November.


PARISCityVISION runs a regular shuttle service departing from Paris.
For more information:

By train

  • From Paris Austerlitz station, alight at Blois-Chambord (around 1hr20 mins)
  • Shuttle or taxi (25 mins) from the Blois Chambord station

Google Maps Street View of Chambord


To anticipate the 500th anniversary of Chambord, we are launching a campaign to adopt a vine in Chambord’s historic vineyard, planted in 1518.

«VIGIPIRATE» security measures

Following the terrorist attacks in Paris on the night of 13-14 November 2015, and so as to ensure visitor safety, the National Estate of Chambord has been applying the preventive measures enacted by the government for public administrations .