Gare de l'est train station,Paris
Paris Est train station' or 'Gare de l'Est' is one of the oldest in the city, with part of the existing building dating from the middle of the 19th century. It was built to provide an arrival point for trains from Strasbourg and the east of the country and indeed was originally called 'Strasbourg station'.
The station now acts as a major transport hub for countries in Central Europe, with destinations including Vienna, Zurich and Munich.
The TGV (Est) was introduced in 2007 bringing new traffic and passengers to the station and SNCF, the French rail company, continues to invest heavily in the station.
Metro lines with connections at Gare de Nord
If you need to connect to one of the other Paris train stations you have the following options from Gare del'Est:
Your options are:
To Gare de Nord take Metro line 4 or 5 or walk - 10mins
To Gare de Lyon take RER line D
To Gare St-Lazare take RER line E
To Gare Montparnasse take Metro line 4, direction 'Porte de Orleans'
To Gare d'Austerlitz take Metro line 5M, direction, 'Place de Italie'
Getting to the airports.
Gare de l'Est to Charles de Gaulle Airport
To get to Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) Airport take the short walk (500mtrs) to Paris Gare de Nord Train Station where you can catch the RER train line B3 direct to the airport.
You can take the metro (line 4) to Gare du Nord but will be longer than walking.
Gare de l'Est to Orly Airport
Take the short walk to Paris Gare de Nord Train Station where you can catch the RER train line B2 or B4 to 'Denfert Rochereau' from where you can catch the Orlybus direct to Paris Orly Airport or continue on to 'Antony' station (B4 only) and catch the Orlyval train to the airport. Alternatively take the metro line 4 in direction of Port de Orleans to 'Denfert Rochereau' then take Orlybus.
Square November 11, 1918 75475 Paris
GPS coordinates: 48.877552,2.359156
Some of the cities served from Gare de l'Est:
Paris Gare de l'Est