Stade de France... use the public transport, it is the easiest !
The Stade de France is easily and quickly accessible by the Gare du Nord station.
If you arrive by Eurostar, Thalys you stop at Gare du Nord (Paris Nord) station ; come down to level 3 to take the RER D or B which takes you directly to the Stade de France.
RER B :
If you are at Paris Nord take the direction of Mitry-Claye or Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 - get off at station La Plaine Stade de France
If you are at Airport Charles de Gaulle take the direction Robinson or Saint-Rémy-les-Chevreuse - get off at station La Plaine Stade de France
RER D : if your are at Gare de Nord "Paris Nord" or Chatelet-les-Halles, Gare de Lyon take the direction of Creil - get off at station Stade de France - St Denis
- Métro Line 13 : Take the direction of Saint-Denis Université and get off at station St Denis - Porte de Paris.
Walk 10 mn or take bus n°239 direction Porte d'Aubervilliers, get out at the station Pont du Canal (5 mn)
- Tramway n°1 : station St Denis Basilique
- Bus n°139 (Porte de la Villette at Paris)
Transport capacity will be boosted on match evenings and for the opening ceremony of Euro 2016. More trains will be available on line 13 of the metro and RER line B and D. For the closing ceremony of Euro 2016 at Stade de France and the final of the Euro on July 10th, metro lines: 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 14 and the RER trains A and B will run all night long. However be aware that some of the stops will not be served : note that main station stops and connections will be working.
On arriving at Paris buy your ticket immediately for RER zone 1 - 2 (from Paris to Stade de France). If there are important delays on the RER (incidents, etc.) take the subway line 13 or buses.
To go from Gare du Nord station (hotel gare du Nord) to the Stade de France go down stairs and take the RER B - direction Mitry-Claye-Aéroport CDG 1 and 2 – get off at the following station “Plaine- Stade de France” - or take the RER D - direction Creil – stop at “Stade de France”.
Both lines of the RER will drop you at the closest station to the Stade de France. Allow about 10 or 15 minutes on foot.
Alternatively in case of strike or no RER, take the bus N 302 at the Gare du Nord station to Plaine-Stade de France (route longer). On foot, follow the road signs to get to the Stadium.
The route from Gare de Lyon (French station train) to the Stade de France is direct on the RER D – direction Creil. Get off at the station “Stade de France”. Allow about 10 or 15 minutes on foot.
Alternative route: take the bus N 65 at the Station Gare de Lyon to Gare du Nord, get off at the Gare du Nord bus station and take another bus, N 302, get off at “Plaine-Stade de France”. Follow the road signs on foot.
- Take the subway line 13 - direction Saint-Denis Université- get off at the station "Saint-Denis-Porte de Paris", walk approximately 10 minutes. Following the N1 and road signs.
- Take the subway line 4 - direction Porte de Clignancourt – get off at “Gare du Nord” station, go down level -3 and take the RER B or the RER D to the station “Stade de France”. For both routes, the rest of the way is on foot (follow the road signs).
Note: there is no TGV train station STADE DE FRANCE SNCF (only the RER)
Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport and Orly airport allow you a direct access by the line of RER B.
From the airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle to the Stade de France St Denis take the RER B - direction Robinson or St Rémy lès Chevreuse – get off at the station “Plaine- Stade de France” (approximately 30 mn of route from CDG1). Follow the road sign and walk 15 mn.
In case of problems on the line RER B at Roissy CDG you can join the Stadium at Saint-Denis with the bus 350 to the Gare du Nord station. Enter in the station Gare du Nord and come down at the level - 3, take the RER D - direction Orry-la-Ville - to the station “Stade de France”.
From the Orly airport take the shuttle OrlyVal to Antony. Get on the RER B in the direction of the airport CDG or Mitry-Claye, get off at the station “Plaine-Stade de France” (route: 1 h). Follow the road sign on foot (15 mn approximately).
In case of problems on the line RER B at the Orly airport please take the bus to Paris Denfert-Rochereau with Orlybus. Take bus RATP 38 to train station Gare du Nord. Enter in the station Gare du Nord and come down at the level - 3, take the RER D - direction Orry-la-Ville - to the station “Stade de France”.
You cannot buy your parking place to go into the Stade de France the same day. You must buy it at the same time you buy your event ticket. Once you have your ticket, road signs will guide you to access parking available : P1 – P3 (consult the Stade de France website about parking plan).
By car take A86 (exit n°9 Saint Denis - La Plaine Stade de France) or A1 (exit Stade de France)
4 car- parks can be used at Saint-Denis when an event is organized at Stade de France.
Indigo Park -Saint-Denis (consult the website about plan) :
Close to Basilique
Place du 8 mai 1945
Rue de la République
Rue Marcel Sembat
Q-Park is open 24h/24 -
Rue Toussaint Louverture close the University
Take metro line 13 - direction of Saint-Denis Université and get off at station St Denis - Porte de Paris, walk 10 mn.
A large security perimeter is set up around Stade de France ; some roads are closed, others are open for private coach service only.
You can see the plan about the security perimeter around Stade de France: Acces_Stade_underground_RER.(pdf)
security perimeter during an event at the Stade de France (format pdf)
You cannot park in zones indicated during an event at the Stade de France.
See also : What to do nearby the stadium ?