How to go to the Stade de France Saint-Denis near Paris

To go to the Stade de France... use the public transport, it is the easiest !

transport - Stade de France - ParisThe Stade de France is easily and quickly accessible by the Gare du Nord station.

If you arrive by Eurostar or Thalys, stop at Gare du Nord (Paris Nord) station. Come down to level 3 to take the RER D or B taking you directly to the Stade de France.

RER B: From Paris Nord: take the direction of Mitry-Claye or Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2. Get off at the La Plaine Stade de France station.
From Charles de Gaulle airport: take the direction of Robinson or Saint-Rémy-les-Chevreuse. Get off at the La Plaine Stade de France station.

RER D: From Gare de Nord - "Paris Nord", Chatelet-les-Halles or Gare de Lyon: take the direction of Creil. Get off at the Stade de France - St Denis station.

Subway - Stade de France station

metro line 13 St Denis - Porte de Paris for Stade de France- Subway - Line 13: Take the direction of Saint-Denis Université (when coming from Paris and Southern Paris) or Chatillon-Montourge (when coming from Saint-Denis). Get off at the St Denis - Porte de Paris station
Walk 10 min or take bus n°239 in direction of Porte d'Aubervilliers. Get off at the Pont du Canal station (5 min).
- Tramway - Line 1: St Denis Basilique station
- Bus n°139 (Porte de la Villette in Paris) 

Print out your map of the transportation network, see the plan of the district

Transilien (RER, SNCF) or RATP (subway, bus, tramway...)

How to go by train, TGV, Eurostar, Thalys to the Stade de France ?

how to go by train to Stade de FranceOn arriving in Paris, buy your ticket immediately for RER zone 1 - 2 (from Paris to the Stade de France). If there are important delays on the RER (incidents, etc.) take the subway - line 13 or buses.

From Gare du Nord to the Stade de France

From Gare du Nord station (hotel gare du Nord) to the Stade de France: go down stairs and take the RER B in direction of Mitry-Claye-Aéroport CDG 1 and 2. Get off at the following station Plaine- Stade de France - or take the RER D in direction of Creil and stop at the Stade de France station. Both RER lines will drop you off 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 (longer ride). On foot, follow the road signs to get to the Stadium.

From Gare de Lyon to the Stade de France in Saint-Denis

From Gare de Lyon (French station train) to the Stade de France: take the RER D in direction of Creil. Get off at the Stade de France station. 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 the Plaine-Stade de France station. Follow the road signs on foot.

Route from Gare Montparnasse station (TGV) to St Denis Stade de France

Take the subway - line 13 in direction of Saint-Denis Université. Get off at the Saint-Denis-Porte de Paris station, walk approximately 10 min. Follow the N1 and road signs.
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Take the subway - line 4 in direction of Porte de Clignancourt. Get off at the Gare du Nord station. Go down level -3 and take the RER B or the RER D to the Stade de France station. For both itinerary, 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)

How to go from the airport of Paris to Stade de France ?

Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport and Orly airport allow you a direct access by the line of RER B.

Roissy CDG to the Stadium

From the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport to the Stade de France: take the RER B in direction of Robinson or St Rémy lès Chevreuse. Get off at the Plaine- Stade de France station (approximately 30 min of  travel from CDG1). Follow the road signs and walk 15 min.

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 Porte de la Chapelle then bus 38 to 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”.

Orly airport to the St Denis stadium

From the Orly airport: take the OrlyVal shuttle to Antony. Take the RER B in the direction of the CDG airport or Mitry-Claye. Get off at the Plaine-Stade de France station (1h of drive). 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 in direction of Orry-la-Ville - to the Stade de France station.

Arriving from Paris-Beauvais airport

Take the shuttle bus to Paris (porte Maillot), then take the subway - line 1 in direction of Château de Vincennes and stop at the Châtelet station. Take the RER B in direction of Charles de Gaulle airport. Get off at the La Plaine - Stade de France station.

Parking lots around the Stade de France

You MUST buy your parking ticket at the same time you buy your event ticket if you want to park at the Stade de France parking lot. It is impossible to buy a parking ticket on site. Once you have your ticket, road signs will guide you to access to the parking lots available:  P1 – P3  (consult the Stade de France website about the parking lots plan).

By car: take the A86 highway (exit n°9 Saint Denis - La Plaine Stade de France) or A1 highway (exit Stade de France)

Parking spots in Saint-Denis

4 car parks can be used in Saint-Denis when an event is organized at Stade de France.

Indigo Park - Saint-Denis
Close to Basilica of Saint-Denis
Place du 8 mai 1945
Rue de la République
Rue Marcel Sembat 
(Consult the website to get the plan)

Q-Park (open 24h/24)
Rue Toussaint Louverture close the University
Take subway - line 13 in direction of Saint-Denis Université and get off at St Denis - Porte de Paris station, and walk about 10 min to get to the Stadium.

Car: security perimeter around the Stade de France

A large security perimeter is set up around the 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?

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