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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

Paris Scams to Avoid – Protect Yourself Safety Tips

By | August 3, 2020 | in Airport Metro RER Tickets

Travel in Paris safely & securely by being aware of common scams targeting tourists & travelers. This Paris safety & security guide focuses on scams run by pickpockets and thieves in and around Paris Metro (subway), Paris RER, and intercity trains and Paris train stations. If you have a story you’d like to share to … Read more

Coronavirus Covid-19 Paris Metro – RER Train Services – Running at Reduced Frequency

Paris Metro Paris Metro train services are running at 50% of normal frequency. Paris Metro trains will end service early this weekend at 01:15 instead of the usual +1 hour later Saturday/Sunday close. The following Paris Metro lines are affected:  All Paris Metro lines. Paris RER Trains RER B CDG Airport train service is running … Read more

Gare du Nord Train Station

Paris Gare du Nord train station is the Eurostar Paris-London train station. Gare du Nord also connects Paris to CDG Airport and Orly Airport via RER B train line.  In addition Gare du Nord has TGV, Thalys, ICE, Ter, Transilien trains connecting cities in northern France (Lille, Calais, Dunkirk), Brussels, Amsterdam, Cologne, Berlin and many … Read more

Paris Metro

By | March 2, 2020 | in Maps Metro

Paris Metro subway – Maps, hours, tickets, passes & more Maps Hours Route Planner Single Ticket Day Ticket Mobilis Multi-day Pass Paris Visite Week Pass Navigo Buying Tickets Using Tickets Riding Metro FAQ Below you’ll get Paris subway maps, hours, info on tickets, day passes & Navigo week passes, zones and learn how to use … Read more