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Paris Gare Montparnasse

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The major hub station of Montparnasse lies in Paris’ 15th arrondissement near the city centre. If you’re catching a connecting train, it’s easy to get here using the Metro from the Eurostar terminal at Gare du Nord.

Gare Montparnasse first opened in 1840. But it was completely rebuilt in 1969 to serve modern trains.

The station is used by passengers catching high-speed TGV trains to cities in the west and southwest of France – including Bordeaux, Rennes and Nantes.

Manual & Automatic Baggage Consignment:
07:00-23:00 Daily
Costs €4/7.50/9.50 per 48 hours for small/medium/large bags or €5 per-item, per-day
Location: Level 1

Trolleys are also available inside the station.

Gare Montparnasse is one of six hub stations in Paris. So there are plenty of facilities on offer, including a Grand Voyageur Business Lounge. The station also boasts the fastest moving walkway in the world.

Food:
1. Columbus Café
06:30-21:30 Monday-Thursday & Saturday
06:30-22:00 Friday & Sunday
Take-away – Level +2 Transversal Platform

2. Enzo Café
06:30-21:30 Monday-Thursday & Saturday
07:00-22:00 Friday & Sunday
Take-away – Level +1

3. Phileas Café
06:15-22:30 Monday-Saturday
06:30-23:00 Friday & Sunday
Take-away – Level +2 Transversal Platform

Business lounge:
Grand Voyageur Lounge
06:15-20:00 Monday-Friday
Location: Near the Porte Oceane

Telephones and Wifi available in this station.

Currency exchange:
Travelex
09:00-18:50 Daily
Location: Level 2, Maine Espace Vasarely Hall

Disabled facilities:
1. Assistance Voyageurs Handicapés
+33 (0)890 640 650
06:00-23:45 Monday-Sunday & Bank Holidays

If you require assistance boarding you should turn up 30 minutes before your train leaves. Wheelchairs and boarding ramps are also available if required.

Getting to the station from the Eurostar terminal –
By Metro:
You should catch Line 4 from Gare du Nord in the direction of Porte d’Oréans. The journey takes around half an hour. A single ticket (known as a t Ticket) costs €1.60.
Paris Metro map

By bus:
Your best bet is to catch the Number 43 or 26 from Gare du Nord to Gare Saint Lazare. From there you can catch the Number 95 south to Gare Montparnasse.

By taxi:
If you’ve got a lot of baggage, you can take a taxi from Gare du Nord. To avoid long queues at the taxi rank, pre-book by calling G7 Taxis on +33 1 41 27 66 99 (lines are open 24/7).

On foot:
The walk from Gare du Nord to Gare Montparnasse is too long to be a sensible option.

Getting from the station into the city –
By Metro:
The Metro runs from the station across the city. The fare is €1.60 (known as a t Ticket) for a single journey. Or you can buy a Paris Visite Pass valid for unlimited travel from 1, 2, 3 or 5 days.
Paris Metro/RER map

By bus:
Several buses run north from the station.

By taxi:
There’s a taxi rank outside the station. To pre-book, call G7 Taxis on +33 1 41 27 66 99 (lines are open 24/7).

On foot:
The station is just a stroll from some of the city’s major attractions, including the Louvre just 15-minutes away.

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