Paris Metro tickets are white color paper tickets (visible right), currently the single-use/ride Paris Metro tickets, known officially as Ticket t+.
Paris Metro tickets are valid for travel on Paris transport/transit including:
- Paris Metro (subway)
- Paris RER Train (within Zone 1-2)
- RATP Paris city bus
- Noctilien buses (night bus)
- Optile buses (Paris suburban bus)
- Montmartre Cable car (Funiculaire de Montmartre)
Paris Metro Ticket t+ is currently priced at 1,70€ for a single ticket (as of January 2014). A package of 10 tickets, a carnet ["car-nay"] costs 13,70€.
Paris Metro tickets are valid for transfers within 1 hour 30 minutes of first use, but only between certain methods of transport and depending on the type of transport used. You cannot mix and match the transfers listed below, each bullet point should be regarded as separate transfer type. For example, you cannot transfer from Paris Metro to Bus. Paris Metro Ticket transfers are allowed between:
- One Metro line to another, without exiting the confines of a station, or
- Metro to RER trains, or
- 2 RATP (city) Bus lines, or
- 1 RATP Bus and 1 Optile (suburban) bus, or
- Tramway and any bus lines that cross it, or
- Noctilien (night) buses (except on Noctilien buses requiring special fares)
Notice that there are no “and“s in the above list. That’s on purpose. You can’t mix any of the above transfer situations.
Special note: single transit tickets purchased on buses, directly from drivers are not valid for any transfers and cost 2€. With these tickets you will not be able to transfer to another bus nor tramway.
Paris Metro Passes
Other Paris Metro Tickets
- Paris RER Ticket (officially known as a Billet Origine-Destination or Billet Ile-de-France)
- Paris Ticket Mobilis – unlimited use day ticket/pass for zones selected (1-5)
- Ticket Jeunes Weekend – unlimited use Paris day ticket/pass for 26 years old & younger, usable only on Saturday or Sunday, for zones selected (1-5)
- Paris Visite – unlimited, multi-day, variable-zone ticket/pass