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Paris metro map

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Paris metro information

The first train leaves the terminus at 5.30am. The last train arrives at the terminal station at 1.15am, except on Fridays, Saturdays and on nights before a holiday, when the service ends at 2.15am. Tickets are sold through automated machines at stations. Entrance is by automated gate, opened by tickets or Navigo cards. Gates return metro tickets for passengers to keep.

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Paris metro tickets

Tickets cost 1.80 euro (14.10 euros in tens). Valid for a multi transfer journey within 1h30 from first use, they can be used on the metro, buses, trams, RER in zone 1 (See metro zone map), with transfers on the same mode of transport and between metro and RER.

When transferring between the metro and the RER, it is necessary to retain the ticket. The RER requires a valid metro ticket for entry and exit.

Guimard sign
Guimard Paris metro sign

Paris visite

For convenience, we recommend you to buy the economical and practical Paris Visite travel card.

Depending on which zones you select, Paris Visite allows you to travel on metro lines, RER lines (RATP and SNCF), regional train and bus lines, Allobus Roissy CDG, tourist excursion and Air France networks, the Orlyval line linking Orly Airport to the RER B, the Montmartre funicular.

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Paris metro station line 14
Station on line 14 (newest metro line)

Paris metro history

Fulgence Bienvenue, a french engineer, accepted the network project in July 1897, and work began in October 1898. The first line (Porte de Vincennes - Porte Maillot) was opened to the public on 19 July 1900 in order to serve the events of the 1900 summer Olympic Games at the Bois de Vincennes. The putting in place of the metro was agreed upon by the state and the city of Paris to remedy the problem of increasingly insufficient surface transport. They were thinking ahead, in particular, to the upcoming World Fair of 1900. The original project comprised a circular line running Etoile-Nation-Étoile and two transversal lines, one running north-south (Porte de Clignancourt-Porte d'Orleans) and the other east-west (Avenue Gambetta - Porte Maillot). Two management companies then came into being: CMP (Compagnie du métro parisien) and the Nord-Sud company, each using different decorations for their stations. By 1913, the metro network had already grown to comprise ten lines: 8 were the property of CMP. The remaining two belonged to Nord-Sud (the current lines 12 and 13). From 55 million in 1901, the number of passengers had increased to 467 million by 1913. The network continued to grow during the First World War. Between the two wars, lines 9, 10 and 11 were opened and the two management companies merged into one. It was all the way to 15th October 1998 before another new line was opened: the 14, initially running from Madeleine and to the National Library, then extended to cover gare Saint-Lazare. The 14 is an automated line, considerably reducing waiting time.

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