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How to get here

Châlons-en-Champagne is ideally situated, making it easy to reach by all means of transport. Whether you’re travelling by car, motorbike, train, plane or boat, our beautiful city is in easy reach. Below you will find all the information you need to get here.

Locate us

Châlons-en-Champagne is located in the centre of the Marne region, 30 minutes far from Reims, 1 hour far from Troyes and 2 hours far from Paris. It is a key destination for exploring the Champagne region.

2 motorway links

Châlons-en-Champagne is located on the A26-E17 motorway, also known as the Autoroute des Anglais, which runs from Calais to Troyes.

To reach Châlons: Exit 17 Saint-Gibrien or Exit 18 Mont-Choisy.

The A4 motorway linking Paris to Strasbourg also runs by Châlons-en-Champagne, exit 27 La Veuve.

Châlons-en-Champagne station can be reached by high-speed train (TGV) running between Paris-Est and Bar-le-Duc. The TGV allows you to reach the capital within an hour. The TER (regional train) also allows you to get there in 1 hour 35 minutes. Châlons-en-Champagne is a major station on the TER Grand Est network. It is therefore easy to arrive by train from the regions’ main cities or from the surrounding areas with frequent services running daily:

  • Epernay (15 mins)
  • Reims (50 mins)
  • Paris (1 to 1 hr 30 mins)
  • Lille (2 hrs)
  • Nancy (2 hrs)
  • Strasbourg (3 hrs)
  • Amiens (3 hrs 30 mins)
  • Orléans (3 hrs 30 mins)
  • Dijon (4 hrs)

Châlons-en-Champagne train station is a 10-minute walk from the city centre, in easy reach of accommodation, places of interest and meeting points.

Ticket office opening hours at Châlons station:

  • Mondays to Fridays: 6am – 7pm
  • Saturdays: 7.30am – 6pm
  • Sundays: 12 – 7.15pm

Châlons-en-Champagne has excellent bus links thanks to the Fluo Grand Est network, which offers a wide variety of daily connections.

Fluo C140:

  • Troyes – Châlons-en-Champagne – Reims. Consult the timetable and prices.

TER Fluo:

  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Suippes – Sainte-Menéhould – Verdun
  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Vitry-le-François – Saint-Dizier – Chaumont – Langres
  • Bar-le-Duc – Saint-Dizier – Vitry-le-François – Châlons-en-Champagne – Epernay – Dormans – Château-Thierry

Fluo 51:

  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Sainte-Menehould
  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Suippes
  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Saint-Amand-sur-Fion
  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Vitry-le-François
  • Châlons-en-Champagne – Mourmelon-le-Grand

Each of these routes caters for the main villages on the line. To find the timetables and fares for each of these lines, visit the Fluo Grand Est website. Fluo website

Flixbus also provides services to and from Châlons for locations throughout France and Europe. The Tourist Office is in partnership with Flixbus. You can book your tickets directly at the reception desk.

The Flixbus stop is located in the Gare Routière, 12 Avenue de Valmy.

Paris-Vatry airport is 20 minutes from Châlons-en-Champagne and has several direct scheduled flights to and from Fez, Porto and Marrakech.

In summer, charter flights to other exotic destinations are also available.

Paris-Vatry Airport
rue Louis Blériot
51320 Bussy-Lettrée

Vatry Express offers a shuttle service to and from the airport to Châlons-en-Champagne, Reims, Marne-la-Vallée and Paris.

Arriving by boat

Did you know?

You can reach the city centre of Châlons-en-Champagne by following the Canal Latéral à la Marne.

Here a boat house welcomes you with 16 moorings.


the ideal way to get here

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