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Paris RER A Train Schedule Stations Interchanges

By | January 10, 2016 | in Attractions Maps RER RER A Schedules

Overview

Paris Disney Going from Paris to Disneyland® Paris? This is your schedule and Marne la Vallée is the Paris Disneyland station. See also help on reading RER schedules. It’s also possible to travel directly from CDG Airport to Disneyland by TGV highspeed train.

RER A Schedule direction (Paris Disneyland) Marne-la-Vallée Chessy, Boissy-St-Léger (PDF – valid as of January 04, 2016)

Going to La Défense business district or central Paris from Disneyland Paris?  Below is your train schedule for east to west RER A trains. See also help on reading RER schedules.

RER A Schedule

RER A Schedule direction (Paris) Saint-Germain, Cergy, Poissy (PDF – valid as of January 04, 2016)

RER A Line Map with Stations, Zones, Interchanges to other RER and Metro Lines (PDF)

RER A Line Map with Stations

Destinations

Popular destinations along Paris RER A line:

  • Paris Disneyland (formerly called Euro Disney)
  • Chateau de Vincennes – 13th century medieval keep
  • Gare de Lyon – TGV/Transilien trains to Fontainebleau, Lyon, Provence
  • Chatelet-les-Halles Metro/RER Interchange Station
  • Auber – Galleries Lafayette Shopping Center
  • Charles de Gaulle Etoile – Arc de Triomphe
  • La Défense – Financial District – Grande Arche de La Défense

Paris Metro RER New Year’s Eve Operating Hours

By | December 28, 2015 | in Metro RER

On December 31st (New Year’s Eve), certain Paris Metro & RER lines stay open and operational all night long.

Paris Metro lines operating all night: 1, 2, 4, 6, 9 et 14 the evening of New Year’s eve (beginning at 02:15 until 05:30 when normal operations resume). Some stations will be closed completely along these lines and some entries/exits at operating stations will be closed. (Unfortunately RATP has not specified which stations in particular will be closed.)

Paris RER lines operating all night: RER A and RER B the night of 31 December, with frequency of one RER A & RER B train per 18 minutes throughout central Paris (Zone 1) and outside of central Paris Zone 1 expect 35-60 minutes per train. RER C, D, and E lines will also operate but at 60 minute intervals during the night.

Map of RER and Transilien New Years Eve trains running throughout the night on New Years Eve along with their frequency of operation after normal operating hours (which on a normal operating day end around 00:30 and start again at 05:30).

Paris Noctilien (night bus) will operate as per normal.

All Paris Metro, Buses, RER, Trams will operate free of charge from 17h (5pm) on Dec. 31 until 12:00 noon January 1.

Please keep in mind that not all Metro stations along the above noted lines will be served during the extended service hours, rather only the more popular stations and stations with connections to other lines.

Paris Metro & RER lines not mentioned above will operate as per normal with service ending at 00:30 for the Metro. For more information RER hours of operation see the Schedules page.

(Thanks to Didier Rouger of RATP for some of the above information).

Eurail Pass Not Valid for RER Trains

By | January 9, 2015 | in Passes RER

The Eurail Pass is not valid for RER Trains in Paris operated by RATP (i.e. RER A, RER B).

As documented on the Eurail Group website, the benefits of the Eurail Pass will not work for RER trains, but does work for SNCF brand trains for intercity trains and inter-country trains within and originating from France such as TGV.

Paris RER Map

By | May 26, 2014 | in Maps RER

Paris RER Map

Here is a detailed map of RER A to RER E lines in and around Paris and its surrounding suburbs. Unlike the Paris metro system which covers only 2 Zones, the Paris RER trains cover 5 Zones all around Ile-de-France, the province which contains Paris.

The Paris Regional RER train system connects major tourist destinations and ports of entry to the heart of Paris, near St. Michel – Notre Dame.

Popular RER Routes

Download Paris RER Map (PDF) (courtesy of RATP)

Paris RER B Schedule Stations Interchanges

By | January 10, 2014 | in Maps RER RER B Schedules

Paris RER B Trains travel from CDG Airport to central Paris. Below are downloadable / printable schedules for RER B trains from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris and from Paris to Orly Airport (ORY) which requires a connection from RER B’s Antony station to the Orlyval train servicing Orly Airport terminals West & South. (Schedules current as of January 2013.)  RER B train Facts & Figures (video).

RER B Schedule / Timetable

From Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport to Paris

From Paris Gare du Nord station to CDG Airport

*Due to construction until April 18, 2014, the last RER B train departs CDG Terminal 2 station at 22:55 (10:55 PM). Similarly, the last RER B from Gare du Nord towards CDG Airport Terminal 2 station, departs Gare du Nord at 22:44 (10:44 PM).

Popular Destinations along RER B Train line

Popular destinations found along RER B train line from Aéroport Charles de Gaulle towards Paris:

Overview

 

RER B Train Schedule CDG to Paris to Orly (Direction Robinson, Antony, St-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse) (PDF valid as of January 10, 2014)

If you’re arriving at Charles de Gaulle Airport and wish to travel to central Paris by train, this is your schedule.  See also the instructions on traveling from CDG Terminal 2 to Paris by train and CDG Terminal 1 to Paris.

If you’re traveling from Paris to Orly Airport by RER B train, this is also your schedule.  Your stop will be Antony station, where you must transfer to Orlyval (dedicated) train towards Orly Airport terminals.  There’s an additional fee for the Orlyval train.  See Paris to Orly by train for additional information.

If you’re traveling on the weekend (Saturday, Sunday) or a holiday, please refer to the weekend/holiday RER B Train Schedule.

 

RER B Train Schedule Paris to CDG (Direction Mitry-Claye, Aéroport Charles de Gaulle) (PDF) – Schedule for trains leaving central Paris going towards Charles de Gaulle Airport, Terminals 1 & 3 (stop: Aeroport Charles de Gaulle 1) and Terminal 2 (stop: Aeroport Charles de Gaulle 2 – TGV).  See also the instructions on traveling from central Paris to CDG Airport by train.

If you’re traveling on the weekend (Saturday, Sunday) or a holiday, please refer to the weekend/holiday RER B Train Schedule.

RER B (Airport) Line Map with Stations, Zones, Interchanges to other RER and Metro Lines (PDF)

Paris RER C Schedule

By | June 3, 2008 | in Airport Orly (ORY) RER RER C Schedules

Here are RER C train schedules for common routes such as Paris to Chateau Versailles and Orly Airport.

The RER C train is complicated with its 8 different terminus stations (used to denote direction of travel).RER C Schedules Screenshot

RER C Schedule – Paris to Versailles (PDF) – If you’re going from central Paris to Chateau Versailles (station Versailles-Rive Gauche), this is your schedule. For weekend or statutory holiday travel, use the weekend RER C schedule (just fewer trains, although the timing is basically the same).

At the top of this RER C Timetable is a row for “nom du train“.  These specify the train route and can be seen on the front of the train itself as it approaches a station.  “VICK” trains all travel to Versailles Rive Gauche, the closest station to Chateau Versailles.  “SARA” trains do not stop at Versailles Rive Gauche.  Be sure to take VICK trains.

This RER C route travels past several central Paris stations (Gare d’Austerlitz, St Michel Notre Dame, Musée d’Orsay, Invalides, Pont de l’Alma,  Champ de Mars/Tour Eiffel) on its way to Versailles Rive Gauche station in Versailles, the closest train station to Chateau Versailles. RER C trains making this route will be labeled with direction: “Versailles – Rive Gauche“. Be careful not to confuse this RER C train direction with “Versailles Chantiers – St Quentin en Yvelines”, which does not stop at Versailles – Rive Gauche station.  The difference is that Versailles Chantiers station is about 15 minutes walk to the Chateau as opposed to 5 minutes for Versailles Rive Gauche.

RER C Schedule – Paris to Orly Airport (ORY) and Massy TGV Station (PDF) – This schedule stars from Invalides (Army Musuem) RER C station and travels clockwise through Paris, stopping at Orsay Museum, St Michel, Gare d’Austerlitz amongst other stations before making its way to Aeroport d’Orly shuttle bus station (Pont de Rungis) and ends at Massy TGV train station. Note that the RER C does not stop directly at Orly Airport but stops at Pont de Rungis where you must transfer to a RATP bus to complete the journey to Orly Airport terminals West and South. RER C trains making this route will be labeled with direction: “Pont de Rungis – Aeroport d’OrlyorMassy Palaiseau“.  The trains will have four letter codes (nom du train) of either ROMI or MONA both on the top of the schedule and on the front of the trains.

(Schedules courtesy of Transilien)

For travelers to and from Orly Airport, here are the first and last trains (valid thru July 2013) from Gare d’Austerlitz and Pont de Rungis station (where a bus completes the journey to the airport):

  • First train from Gare d’Austerlitz to Pont de Rungis Aeroport d’Orly 05:07
  • Last train from Gare d’Austerlitz to Pont de Rungis Aeroport d’Orly 00:27
  • First train from Pont de Rungis Aeroport d’Orly to Gare d’Austerlitz 04:53
  • Last train from Pont de Rungis Aeroport d’Orly to Gare d’Austerlitz 23:38

Popular Destinations along RER C train line in Paris

  • Eiffel Tower / La Tour Eiffel
  • Invalides, Napolean’s Tomb
  • Orsay Museum / Musée d’Orsay
  • Saint-Michel
  • Notre Dame
  • Austerlitz Train Station / Gare d’Austerlitz
  • Library Francois Mitterand / Bibliotheque François Mitterand
  • Orly Airport shuttle bus station / Pont de Rungis-Aeroport d’Orly (RER C does not connect directly to Orly Airport, shuttle buses are required from Pont de Rungis station)
  • Versailles, Chateau Versailles (outside of Paris)

Links

Paris RER Map