Located 150 km (less than 100 miles) to the east of Paris, and around 275 km (170 miles) south of Calais, the region is easily accessed by car or train from the French capital or the UK.
Fast train connections from Paris
Paris Gare de l’Est to Reims Centre : 45 mins
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Champagne-Ardenne TGV* : 30 mins
Other train connections
From Paris Gare de l’Est :
• To Epernay (TER)* – 1 hr 15 mins
• To Châlons-en-Champagne – (TGV)* 1 hr ; (TER)* 1 hr 45 mins
• To Troyes (TER)* – 1 hr 30 mins
* Champagne-Ardenne TGV station is situated 8km (5 miles) south of the centre of Reims. Local trains connect to Reims central station (8 mins).
TER – local train
TGV – high speed train
From Paris, the A4 toll motorway leads directly to Reims and the A5 toll motorway takes you to Troyes.
From the ports at Calais (ferry and Eurotunnel terminals), Reims is an easy 2½ hour drive down the A26 toll motorway.
From Paris : Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport
(30 minutes from Reims taking TGV)
Regional airport of Paris-Vatry : www.vatry.com