Im arriving at charles de gaul airport terminal 2e at 10.55 will i most likely make it to paris montpernasse train station for 1.09. How long is that journey normally. and have to collect baggage. I then need to get to gare montpernasse to catch a train to lorient. Whats the easiest and fastest route from the airport and how long is the journey likely to take.

By | December 15, 2020 | in

Hi im hoping to catch a train to lorient at 1.09 and wondering if im pushing it if i land  at charles de gaulle at 10.55 from the uk.  Arriving from the uk on 17th december and i am a british passport holder and i have to  wait/collect luggage too after the plane lands ..... Do i have a good chance to make it to  montpernasse train station in paris  for 1.09. 
Also which of the train station stops from the airport is best to get off to catch the metro 4 to gare montpernasse. If thats the best way to get to gare montpernasse. 
This site is fantastic the detailed information is exactly what i needed. 

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Staff December 15, 2020

Plane lands 10:55.
Border control: 20-30 min.: 11:25
Walk to Baggage/Wait for Baggage: 15+45 60 min: 12:25
Talk to train station: 10 min: 12:35
Buy tickets: 10 min: 12:45
Wait for train: 10 min: 12:55
RER B train from CDG to Paris Denfert-Rochereau station: 45 min: 13:35
Transfer Metro 6 dir. Etoile until Montparnasse-Bienvenue: 5 min.: 13:40
Walk to Gare Montparnasse grandes lignes platforms: 15 min: 13:55
Those times are all typical estimates.  They could be shorter, such as baggage collection time.
My guess is you won't be able to make the 13:09 train, but there are usually several trains per day to nearly every destination.


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