Industrial action 13 April 2023 : update on the situation in public transport in Paris

Traffic, closed stations, timetables ... All the information on the disruption in public transport in Paris

Handicap signalétique métro RATP Paris

Metro, tramway, bus services... Public transport serves the entire city of Paris. With the social movement, traffic and the opening of many museums and monuments are disrupted on 13 April 2023. The Paris City Hall and the Paris Tourist Office reception desk are closed. For more information, please contact the Paris Je t'Aime - Office du Tourisme hotline on 01 49 52 42 63.

A demonstration starting around the Opéra Garnier at 2 p.m., will pass through République and will end in Bastille around 7 p.m. Visitors are recommended to avoid these areas


Traffic is slow across the entire RATP network. Some lines are only operating from 7am to 9.30am and from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Some stations are closed all day (more detailed information on the website of the RATP).

Disrupted traffic / full line traffic :

  • Line 1: normal traffic
  • Line 2: normal traffic
  • Line 3 : 1 train out of 2
  • Line 3b : normal traffic
  • Line 4: normal traffic
  • Line 5 : normal traffic
  • Line 6 : normal traffic
  • Line 7 : normal traffic
  • Line 7b : normal traffic
  • Line 8 : normal traffic
  • Line 9 : normal traffic
  • Line 10: Normal traffic
  • Line 11: Normal traffic
  • Line 12 : normal traffic
  • Line 13: normal traffic
  • Line 14: normal traffic. Due to the extension works, the line closes at 10pm.

List of closed metro stations: -

All information on disruption on the Paris Metro network


RER A: 3 trains out of 4
RER B: almost normal traffic
RER C: 2 trains out of 3.
RER D: 3 trains out of 5.
RER E: 2 trains out of 3.

 More info on RER A and B and on lines C, D and E


Line H: 2 out of 3 trains
Line J: almost normal traffic
Line K: almost normal traffic
Line L : 2 out of 3 trains
Line N: 3 trains out of 4
Line P: 3 trains out of 4
Line R: 2 trains out of 3
Line U: almost normal traffic

 Detailed outlook line by line


Normal traffic

 All information on the Paris Tramway service


OrlyVal: traffic running as normal.

Roissybus: traffic running as normal

 All information on public transport for getting to Paris – CDG airport


Traffic running as normal


Traffic running as normal

Cultural attractions impacted by the social movement

Memories France - Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Several museums and monuments are adapting their opening hours or are remaining closed on this 13 April 2023. Please find here a (non-exhaustive) list of the cultural places affected by the strike. Remember to contact the desired cultural venue before your visit.

Movement announced, significant impact :

Hôtel de Ville : closed
Musée Picasso : partially open
Eiffel Tower : closed
MAM (Musée d'Art Moderne) : some rooms might be closed, closes at 9.30 pm

How to get around in Paris on 13 April 2023?

Vélib Métropole - Balade, Paris © Alain LONGEAUD

Want to visit Paris in a smooth and practical way? There are several options available to you for getting around the streets of Paris with ease.

Did you know that around 1,000 km of cycle paths extend across the capital! An opportunity to get on a bike rented for the day from one of numerous partners  such as Paulette, Holland Bikes Tours & Rentals... or to use a Vélib’ Métropole, the rental service put in place by the Mayor of Paris. You can also take a guided bicycle tour with Paris Bike Tour! A fantastic way to discover all the little secrets of the French capital!

More info on Paris by bike

But also by moped, electric scooter, E-Solex, Segway, electric boat, or even by tuk tuk

Turtle is an electrically assisted bicycle cab whose driver takes you to your favourite places. You can also let your driver-guide take you on a discovery tour of Paris through 3 different routes: the Henri IV, the Napoléon or the Eiffel Tower.

Paris by scooter? This is possible with Cityscoot, which offers thousands of self-service electric scooters accessible in one click via its app.

More ideasfor environmentally-friendly travel in Paris