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Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

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Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

Looking for someone who knows the Paris travel system!

My flight lands at CDG at 16:15 on a Thursday and I am staying at Hotel WO by Elegancia beside Saint Lazare Station.

Will the metro be an ok mode of transport to get there? Or are we better getting a taxi or a pre-booked transfer?

Also, if the metro is a good option, how long roughly does this take?

Many Thanks!!

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1. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

RER / metro ride to your hotel would require changing lines and walk which may not be easy with luggage.

Pre- booked transfer is not reliable at all, especially pre- paid.

Walk outside the terminal without accepting inside offers ( rip-offs) to taxi rank.

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2. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

Kayleigh,

Its been a couple years since i was in Paris.

but i would ask some questions.

How many in the party?

how much luggage per person?

is everyone mobile?

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3. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

RER B direct from CDG to Gare du Nord. Transfer there to the RER E which is direct to Saint Lazare with no stops in between. Fare 9.75€. Both Gare du Nord and Saint Lazare are fully equipped with escalators and elevators -- no stairs to climb anywhere.

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4. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

Thanks! Do u think this route is doable for people without getting lost? First time in Paris since I was a lot younger so a little anxious ...

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5. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

I can't imagine getting lost if you know how to read a sign.

Edited: 27 January 2014, 18:57
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6. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

True. If you can read signs, you can do this. Easily, in fact.

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7. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

<<I can't imagine getting lost if you know how to read a sign.>>

The first time I tried to transition from Gard du Nord to St Lazare on RER E it took me about 15 minutes to find the correct RER E departure platform and I am generally well antiquated with both the French language and Gare du Nord. The signage was absolutely horrid and inadequate.

That was last year and maybe things are better now but I would allow plenty of time to make the transition.

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8. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

"Antiquated" seems to be the key word in that post.

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9. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

You´re right k2, my spell checked is antiquated.

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10. Re: Charles De Gaulle Aiport to Saint Lazare Station

What word did you actually mean?