GARE DU NORD TRAIN STATION,PARIS
'Gare du Nord' or 'Paris Nord' is the railway station used as the city hub for the Eurostar trains to and from London, St.Pancras, Thalys (red trains) to and from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands (17 cities in all) and TGV trains to the north of the country.
So no matter what your European itinerary consists of, there are plenty of trains to suit your travel schedules.
You can also arrive here if you have taken the RER train from Charles de Gaulle Airport into the city.
The station is in the heart of the city of Paris, it has a beautiful facade and is ideally placed for easy access to some of the city's favourite attractions.
The station was built in the late 1800's and is an exceptional building, far too grand some might think,to house rolling stock but then we are in Paris!
During early reconstruction the original facade was replaced and according to 'Wikipedia' transferred to Lille. The support pillars, due to there size, had to be manufactured in Glasgow, Scotland.
Areas served from this station:
Eurostar trains to U.K., Belgium
TGV trains to Netherlands
Thalys trains to Germany
Metro lines with connections at Gare de Nord
Take a taxi...
Finding a taxi is easy at Gare du Nord you just have to follow the Taxi signs pointing towards the western end (to the right as you exit the trains) of the station leading to Rue de Dunkerque where you will find the taxi rank. The queues can be long - it may take twenty minutes to get to the front if you hit a busy period. There are options for pre-booking a taxi or shuttle van where you will be met at the station with someone with a signboard with your name.
Expect to pay 15.00€ to 30.00€ depending on which station you are heading to.
If you need to connect to one of the other Paris train stations you have the following options from Paris Nord:
To Gare de Lyon take RER line D or Bus No.65
To Gare St-Lazare take RER line E, Bus No.26
To Gare de l'Es tMetro line 4 or 5 (or walk - 10mins) More detail here
To Gare Montparnasse Metro line 4
► More detail here...
To Gare d'Austerlitz Metro line 5
Gare de Nord to Charles de Gaulle Airport
You can travel directly to Charles de Gaulle Airport from here on the RER train line B3
More details here...
Gare de Nord to Orly Airport
You can travel directly to Paris Orly Airport from here on the RER train line B2 or B4 to 'Denfert Rochereau' from where you can catch the Orlybus direct to the airport or continuing on to 'Antony' B4 only and catching the Orlyval train to the airport.
Plan of the station courtesy of the Eurostar website http://www.eurostar.com
Paris Gare de Nord station
Paris' Gare du Nord or is the hub for trains travelling from the U.K., Northern France plus Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands to the city and France as a whole. Gare du Nord is the final destination of the Eurostar train arriving from London as well as the highspeed Thalys and TGV trains from the north.
It also gives access to Charles de Gaulle Airport plus good metro and RER train links.
Other Paris Stations
►About Paris Gare Montparnasse
►About Paris Gare de l'Est
►About Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
►About Paris Gare de Lyon
►About Paris Gare St Lazare
►About stations at CDG airport
►About taking Eurostar to Paris
Hotels near the station
Hotels at Gare du Nord
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