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Getting to Auxerre

Welcome to Auxerre!

Getting to Auxerre, that’s so easy!

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160 km from Paris
140 km from Dijon
150 km from Beaune
80 km from Troyes
300 km from Lyon
140 km from Orléans

20 km from Chablis
45 km frome Guédelon
50 km from Vézelay
42 Km from the medieval town Noyers sur Serein
20 km from Pontigny ans its abbey


By car

Paris: 1h40 – Dijon: 1h30 – Lyon 2h45

You can easily acess to Auxerre :

  • A6 Axe Paris / Lyon
  • D606  Paris / Lyon
  • N 77 from Troyes
  • N 51 from Clamecy/Nevers
  • D 965 from Gien/Cosne sur Loire

In a camper

You travel by camper and you want to stop in Auxerre?

In Auxerre: You can park on the other side of the Yonne river on the car park located behind the marina called Parc Roscoff. You will enjoy the exceptional panorama of the city, one of the most beautiful in France. You just have to cross the footbridge to access the surrounding shops and in about ten minutes to downtown Auxerre. This car park is not equipped for motorhomes (you can not drain or supply water) but you are welcome. If you need specific equipment you can go to the municipal campsite of Auxerre, fully equipped to welcome you.

In the Auxerrois: the commune of Gurgy, located 13 km north of Auxerre, has a municipal service area, fitted out for motorhomes. Located along the towpath, it offers the following services, emptying, water, electricity, parking.

Prices: 7 € for 24 hours with limited access to services (water and electricity). Water available during the opening hours, from 8:00am to 12:00pm and 4:00pm to 7:00pm  and electricity available according to your needs.Provision of tourist documentation at the reception of the area, possibility of renting bicycles.
Contact: +33 (0)7 89 27 74 67
Opened from March 15th to October 31st
GPS coordinates of the service area: Longitude: 3.55468000 Latitude: 47.86402000


By train

Paris (Gare de Bercy) – Auxerre: 1h45

Train every hour in both ways.

Dijon- Auxerre: 2h

Lyon – Auxerre: 4h

The little train station in Champs sur Yonne is also served by the Laroche Migennes/Cosnes sur Loire line.

Direct trains for Laroche Migennes (20 km from Auxerre) from Beaune and Lyon.

Gare SNCF Auxerre, Rue Paul-Doumer, 89000 AUXERRE
Gare SNCF Champs sur Yonne, 89290 CHAMPS SUR YONNE
Schedule on the 3635 or at


By bus

Regular connections are provided between Auxerre and the big cities nearby.

Bus station Bercy Seine – Auxerre train station: 2h10

Auxerre train station – Dijon: 1h50

Other routes are possible from Lyon, Orleans, Strasbourg …

For more information, you can visit the Flixbus website.

Bus trips are also possible inside the department: consult Mobigo for the timetable of the lines.


Wheelchair access

Want to get some fresh air?You can take the greenway along the Yonne between the banks of the Yonne and the vicinity of the water sports stadium, the course is equipped with a tarmac lane reserved for pedestrians and cyclists.A good way to enjoy the beauty of the landscape in peace!

Tourist infrastructures are more and more numerous to accommodate people with disabilities.We propose you to download above the brochure mentioning the sites, accommodation … that can accommodate you, according to your handicap.

More information

Tourist Auxerre

7, Place de l’Hôtel de Ville


Opening hours

July and August : every day from 9 am to 7 pm
September : 7/7, from 9.30 to 6 pm (9.30-13.30 and 2-5 pm on Sundays)
October : from Monday to Saturday from 9 to 12 and from 1 to 5 pm, on Sundays from 9.30 to 13.30 and from 2 to 5 pm.
Scolar holidays (November) : from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 to 6 pm. On Sundays and bank holidays : from 9.30 to 13.30 and from 2 to 5 pm
November to March : from Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 5pm.
April : everyday day from 9am to 12pm and from 1 to 5 pm, 9am-5pm during holidays
May-June : 7/7, from 9am to 6pm

Closed on December 25th and January 1st.

Tél. : 03 86 52 06 19

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