From Paris, take the TGV from Gare Montparnasse to the city of Angers. To get to the Gare Montparnasse directly from Charles de Gaulle Airport, take the Les Cars Air France shuttle (16.60€) to Gare Montparnasse. (If you are spending a few days in Paris, take a taxi or other form of transport to Gare Montparnasse.) From Gare Montparnasse take the one-hour and forty-minute TGV ride to the city of Angers (book via Raileurope.com: $88 U.S. and up. Trains depart every one to two hours.) Then from the train station in Angers, take a fifteen-minute local train ride to the village of Champtocé-sur-Loire. Trains depart from Angers to Champtocé-sur-Loire at 12:30 pm arriving at 12:45 pm; 3:37 pm arriving at 4:00 pm; and 6:05 pm arriving at 6:30 pm.
Depending on which train you take, we can pick you up at the Champtocé-sur-Loire train station at 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm, or 6:30 pm. If you have any questions before or upon arrival, call or text Norma at 415 317-4460. We will be there to help!
It’s easier and quicker to get to the village of Champtocé-sur-Loire if you fly into Nantes, and the total prices are comparable, once you add up all the train travel. In Nantes Airport, Hall 1, buy a 7.00€ shuttle ticket for Gare de Nantes. At Gare de Nantes, buy a ticket to Champtocé-sur-Loire, 17.00€. (You can also buy this ticket in advance through RailEurope.) Take the train from Nantes to Champtocé-sur-Loire (7:41 am arriving at 8:30 am; 12:11 pm arriving at 12:58 pm; and 5:35 pm arriving at 6:30 pm).
We can pick you up at the train station at Champtocé-sur-Loire at 8:45 am, 1:00 pm, or 6:30 pm. If you have any questions before or upon arrival, call or text Norma at 415 317-4460. We will be there to help!