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Paris's city bus and train system (Métro, RER, Transilien) is among the largest and best in the world. In addition, there are pedicabs and even free bicycles and low-cost short-term electric cars for your use.








Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Eiffel Tower: Bus 72 to
Pont d'Iena, Métro to Bir-Hakeim, or RER to Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel...



 
 

 

Paris has one of the world's most elaborate and efficient metropolitan public transportation systems. It makes getting around Paris quick, easy and inexpensive. In addition, there are numerous intercity train stations for trips to other cities and countries.

RATP App

RATP (for Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens), the organization that operates much of Paris's public transportation system, offers a highly useful smartphone app, Visit Paris by Métro, for free, for Apple iOS, Google Android, and Amazon. More...

Paris Métro

With nearly 300 stations throughout the city (including one, Châtelet—Les Halles, that is the largest subway station in Europe), there is bound to be a Métro station near where you want to go. More...

Paris City Bus

Paris city buses, operated by the same company (RATP) that operates the Métro, can be convenient, and have the advantage of letting you see the city as you ride. More...

River Seine Boats & Cruises

The River Seine flows through the heart of Paris, and acts as a water highway for water shuttle boats, and not-to-be-missed day- and nighttime river cruises. More...

Funiculaire

You're most likely to ride a funicular (inclined plane or cliff railway) to the top of Montmartre. Operated by RATP, you pay using the same tickets or transit passes as for the Métro and city buses. More...

Velib' Bicycles

Paris's Velib' system of public rental bicycles allows you to ride up to 30 minutes for free, and at a nominal charge for slightly longer times. It's a great way to go from place to place, get some exercise, and see the city as you ride. More...

autolib'

Paris has an electric car-sharing service called autolib' that allows you the use of a fully electric "Bluecar" for short-time trips within Paris and the Île-de-France.

A 30-minute use of the car costs about 7.

You can register for the service online, at the autolib' service center (5 rue Edouard VII, Paris 75009, Métro: Opéra or Auber; map), or by videoconference at an AutoLib' subscription kiosk at one of the car rental stations.

To register autolib', you need an International or European driving license (non-European driving licenses are not accepted), passport or national identity card, and credit/debit card (Visa, MasterCard or Carte Bleu). More...

Taxis

Parisian taxis provide comfortable, efficient service at moderate prices for some trips, especially if two or three people are riding. More...

RER Suburban Trains

The RER suburban train network whisks you between Paris's main airports (Charles de Gaulle and Orly) and the city center, and to the suburb of Versailles, among other places. More...

Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport Transport

It's easy to travel between Paris's largest and busiest airport, CDG in Roissy-en-France, and central Paris, and Paris's other main airport at Orly, by train, bus and taxi. More...

Orly (ORY) Airport Transport

You have a choice of several ways to travel between Orly Airport, central Paris, and Charles de Gaulle Airport. More...

Transilien Regional Trains

Surrounding Paris is the Île-de-France, the region of greater Paris (map), served by SNCF trains on a network named the Transilien. More...

Paris Train Stations

Paris is at the heart of France's SNCF national train system, with numerous intercity train stations serving routes to all parts of the country and to other European countries. More...

Intercity &
International Buses

You can travel throughout France and indeed Europe by bus. The Eurolines Intercity and International bus terminal is 6 km (4 miles) east of the center of Paris at Porte de Bagnolet. More...

Ouibus uses different terminals. More...


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Metro Train, Paris, France

Paris Métro: fast, serviceable, cheap.

 

RoissyBus CDG Airport Bus, Paris, France
RoissyBus between Charles de Gaulle Airport
(CDG)
and the center of Paris (Opéra). More...




 
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