Arriving in Paris by train

Paris can be reached by train in a matter of hours from elsewhere in France and all major European cities

Paris can be reached by train in a matter of hours from elsewhere in France and all major European cities. All 9 stations bring you right into the heart of the city. They are situated in different areas of Paris relating to the destinations that the trains serve, and are well connected to the public transport network (metro, RER, bus).
  
Make sure you don’t forget to validate your rail tickets by punching them in the orange machines located in the concourse and in front of the platforms.

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Certain stations provide left-luggage facilities.

 More info about left-luggage services

Gare du Nord

Gare du Nord, façade, Paris © Fotolia - Bruno Bernier

112, rue Maubeuge (10th "arr.")

Métro: lines 2 (La Chapelle station), 4 and 5
RER: lines B, D et E (Magenta station)

Opening times: every day from 4.30am to 1am
Automatic left-luggage lockers: every day from 6.15am to 11.15pm

Trains from: northern France (Picardie, Nord) and Europe (UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, northern Germany…).

Gare de l'Est

Gare de l'Est © OTCP - Amélie Dupont

Place du 11 novembre 1918 (10th "arr.")
Métro: lines 4, 5 and 7

Opening times: every day from 5am to 1am
Automatic left-luggage lockers: every day from 7.30am to 10.30pm

Trains from: eastern France (Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine, Alsace) and Europe (southern Germany, Switzerland, Austria…)

Gare Saint-Lazare

Gare Saint Lazare © OTCP - Amélie Dupont

13, rue d'Amsterdam (8th "arr.")
Métro: lines 3, 9 (Havre-Caumartin station), 12, 13 and 14
RER: lines A (Auber station) and E

Opening times: every day from 5am to 1.15am
No left-luggage service

Trains from: Normandy, ferry connections from UK.

Gare Montparnasse

Gare Montparnasse, Paris © OTCP  - Amélie Dupont

17, boulevard Vaugirard (15th "arr.")
Métro: lines 4, 6, 12 and 13

Opening times: every day from 4.30am to 1.15am
Automatic left-luggage lockers: every day from 7am to 11pm

Trains from: western and south-western France (southern Normandy, Brittany, Pays de la Loire, Tours by TGV, Poitou-Charentes, Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées) and north-western Spain.

Gare de Lyon

Gare de Lyon, Paris © OTCP - Jacques Lebar

Place Louis-Armand (12th "arr.")
Métro: lines 1 and 14
RER: lines A and D

Opening times: every day from 4.45am to 1.30am
Automatic left-luggage lockers: every day from 6.15am to 10pm

Trains from: central and south-west France (Bourgogne, Auvergne, Rhône-Alpes, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur), Switzerland, Italy and Spain via Montpellier.

Gare d'Austerlitz

TGV gare paris © Thinkstock

7, boulevard de l'Hôpital (13th "arr.")
Métro: lines 5 and 10
RER: line C

Opening times: every day from 4.30am to midnight
No left-luggage service during renovation work

Trains from: central France (Centre-Val de Loire, Limousin) and by night train, Nice and Spain

Gare de Bercy

48 bis, boulevard de Bercy (12th "arr.")
Métro: lines 6 and 14, Bercy station

Opening times: every day from 6am to 11pm

Trains from: Bourgogne by TER train and Italy by night train.

Gare de Marne-la-Vallée Chessy

Place des Passagers du vent (Chessy)
RER: line A

Opening times: every day from 6am to 10.30pm
Automatic left-luggage lockers: every day from 7am to 10pm

Trains from: Montpellier, Lille, Bordeaux, Rennes, Nice, Roissy CDG, Marseille, Nantes, Bruxelles, Strasbourg…

Gare de Massy TGV

7, avenue Carnot (Massy)
RER: line B (Massy-Palaiseau)

Opening times: from Monday to Thursday from 6.30am to 9.15pm / Public holidays and from Friday to Sunday from 6.30am to 9.45pm
No left-luggage service

Trains from: Bordeaux, Lyon, Nantes, Rennes, Le Havre, Lille, Strasbourg, Tourcoing, Marseille…