Transport and access to Seine-Saint-Denis

A strategic location

Located less than one hour and thirty minutes from most of the major European capitals, North East Paris territory offers an excellent air service Roissy Charles de Gaulle international airport. Paris Le Bourget business airport completes this international trade hub.

The high-speed train networks via Paris Nord station (TGV Nord, Eurostar, Thalys) and Roissy Charles de Gaulle (TGV, RER) connect and link many cities in France and Europe.

A dense motorway network links the main towns of the territory: A1, A3, A4, A104, A8; it is crisscrossed by different methods of transport to take you quickly to Paris. The international Bus station of Paris Gallieni – Bagnolet is ideally located between motorway A3 and the metro, it acts like a key bypass for coaches to cities such as Lille, Berlin, Madrid, Brussels, London…

Roissypôle bus station: the main French and European bus companies that stop at the RER train station/Roissypole (Roissy CDG airport) are Eurolines, Isilines, Ouibus, Flixbus.

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By plane

The proximity of Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle international Airport and Paris Orly international Airport offers choice for tourism potential in the territory. Paris le Bourget Business Airport figures among the top business airfields in Europe, it is ideally situated for traveling to and from the north east of Paris.


By car – highways and main routes in Ile-de-France

Access to Ile de France by highways:  A1, A3, A4, A86
Access to Seine-Saint-Denis national roads : RN1, RN2, RN3

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By train

It is very easy to get to the north east of Paris from most of the major national stations and from several international train stations to European cities via the three main stations in the center of Paris: Gare de l'Est station, Gare du Nord station and Saint-Lazare station.

With three main train stations close by, (Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord et Gare Saint-Lazare), it is very easy to get to North-East Paris from major French and European cities.

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Public transport - RER - Subway in Paris and suburbs

The north-east Paris territory benefits from a vast underground under-ground network and also from several RER stations making it easy to get to the heart of Paris.

Line 5 : Gare d'Austerlitz - Bobigny Pablo Picasso via Paris-Gare du Nord, Gare de L’Est.
Line 7 : Villejuif Louis Aragon/Mairie d'Ivry via La Courneuve via Paris Opéra, Porte de la Villette
Line 9 : Pont de Sèvres - Mairie de Montreuil via Trocadéro, Grands Boulevard, Chaussée d’Antin la Fayette
Line 12 : Mairie d’Issy - Porte de La Chapelle via Pigalle, Concorde, Montparnasse
Line 11 : Châtelet - Mairie des Lilas via Hôtel de Ville, République
Line 13 : Châtillon/Montrouge - Saint-Denis Université via Saint Denis Basilique (Stade de France) Champs Elysées Clemenceau

Train and RER Access: Paris & Ile-de-France

RER line B (Aéroport Charles de Gaulle / Mitry - Robins / Saint-Rémy les Chevreuse)
RER line C (Pontoise - Versailles / Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines /Massy Palaiseau/ Dourdan - Saint Martin d'Etampes)
RER line D (Orry-la ville-Coye - Malesherbes / Melun)
RER line E (Saint-Lazare - Chelles / Gournay / Tournan )

 Download the map of the Paris under-ground network system (source RATP)

Check our page about how to travel in Paris if you want to know how to get from the airport to your hotel in Paris or which transport to choose to have the best experience of your visit.

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