You are wandering how to go to the Mont Saint-Michel, the 8th Wonder of the World ?
Here, we list you how to go there directly from Edd Hostel. We are located just behind the railway station of Dol de Bretagne so it is really easy to find us and really easy to go to the Mont Saint-Michel in direct bus in only 30 mins!
The abbey is open every day except the 1st of january, the 1st of may and the 25th of december.
– from 2 may to 31 august : 9 am to 7 pm, last admission at 6 pm.
– from 1 september to 30 april : 9.30 am to 6 pm, last admission at 5 pm.
Situated in the middle of a bay, the Mont Saint-Michel welcomes nearly two and a half million people every year this includes visitors, pilgrims and tourists. At the entrance of this medieval town is the ancient Burgher’s Guardroom now the Tourist Office.
Departures to Mont Saint-Michel : (The departure time varies depending on the season, so please check in advance )
Bus stop to go to the Mont Saint-Michel is in front of the railway station main entrance – Cross the railway from Edd Hostel thanks to the fancy underground passage that you will find when you go down to the train station from the hostel. You will need less than 5mins to reach the bus stop !
Departure: About 11am (It takes 30min)
+ ON SATURDAY, SUNDAY and BANK HOLIDAY
Departure: About 11am and 12h30
Bus let you in the Mont Saint-Michel just in front of the Tourist Information Center.
There you will also find toilets or free wifi 😉
Tourist info website
Back to Edd hostel:(The departure time varies depending on the season, so please check in advance )
Bus stop in Mont Saint-Michel is in front of the Tourist Information Center. Same way to return at Edd Hostel.
Departure: About 16pm
Once you arrive at Dol de Bretagne, cross the railway by using the underground path, cross the car park and here we are, waiting for you to tell us how was your day !
Advise 1: once you arrive on site at the Mont Saint Michel, you have 2 options: you can use the free electric shuttle that will drive you to the village, or you can walk 20 mins , crossing the wooden bridge to arrive to the wander. Edd Hostel Team thinks you should walk and admire the wonder by getting closer step by step! (Japanese article)
Advise 2: Before your bus , do not hesitate to go to visit the village of Dol de Bretagne, you will love the medieval spirit, the cathedral and local businesses. More info.
Advise 3: Buy a sandwich directly in a bakery in Dol de Bretagne. It is cheapper and much better that at the Mont !
Tickets to Mont Saint-Michel: 8€ / one way
Buy tickets in advance at the train station or directly in the bus with correct amount of cash or credit card. In summer, try to book because the bus can be quickly full.
To buy ticket online : https://en.oui.sncf/en/