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France Vaccine Passport for Tourist Visitors

By | November 19, 2021 | in Passes

France will now (as of Nov. 8, 2021) provide a French vaccine passport (“Health Pass” / “pass sanitaire” / COVID certificate) with a QR code for tourists & visiting foreign nationals who have been vaccinated with an EU-approved vaccine and can present original proof of their vaccination along with a passport.  (Vaccinated UK citizens don’t … Read more

Paris Metro RER New Year’s Eve Operating Hours

By | October 30, 2021 | in Metro RER

Map / List – Paris Metro RER New Year’s Eve Operating Hours New Year’s Eve Paris Metro & Train services 2021 All Paris Metro lines run at full service until 02:15 on New Year’s Eve (NYE December 31st / January 1st). All Paris RER lines run at full service until 00:30 on New Year’s Eve (NYE December … Read more

Navigo Easy

By | June 13, 2021 | in Passes Tickets

Navigo Easy is a new, prepaid Paris travel card aimed at reducing (and eventually replacing) paper coupon Paris Metro tickets & other traditional paper ticket fares, released* on June 12, 2019, available from any Paris Metro/RER/Transilien ticket office. The Easy ticket card will exist alongside Navigo Decouverte.  Navigo Easy will not replace Navigo Découverte (the … Read more

Paris Metro Maps

By | June 8, 2021 | in Maps Metro

Official Paris Metro Maps (subway). Download to your tablet/phone or print at home (PDF format). Basic Metro Map This Paris Metro Map shows subway lines 1-14, two Paris Metro “b” (“bis”) lines, Paris RER lines A-E, Paris Tram lines 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 and Transilien train lines H through U. For more … Read more

Paris RER Map

By | June 8, 2021 | in Maps RER

(If you prefer the old style RER map with only RER lines & zones click here). Here is a detailed RER map of RER A to RER E lines in and around Paris and its surrounding suburbs. Unlike the Paris Metro system which is all one zone (yet goes across three Zones), the Paris RER … Read more

135€ Fine for Riding Without Mask on Paris Metro/RER

By | May 14, 2021 | in Metro RER

Expect to receive a 135€ fine for riding without wearing a mask on Paris Metro and RER if you are caught by a controller during your journey. Translation of the Tweet below by Paris Train Authority (RATP) staff says: Persons not wearing masks are liable for 135 euro fine, checks are made throughout the rail … Read more

Paris Navigo Decouverte Pass – What You Need to Know

By | February 23, 2021 | in Passes

Paris Navigo Decouverte is a multi-use transit card covering all of the Metro Paris area, good for the Paris Metro (subway/underground), RER trains (including the CDG Airport train, Disneyland Paris, and Versailles), buses (including Orly airport buses), trams & surburban Transilien trains. Continue below for Navigo Paris prices, coverage, where, when and how to buy. … Read more