Wondering how to get from Charles de Gaulle to Gare d’Austerlitz? Gare d’Austerlitz, a station built in 1840, is one of the 6 big train stations of Paris. Originally created to run the Paris-Corbeil service, the station now provides services to southern France as well as Spain. Gare d’Austerlitz received its name from the Napolean battle and sees over 25 million passengers per year. The station is situated in the 5th arrondisement of France’s capital, right next to the beautiful River Seine.
If you are looking to head to the south of France or even further to Spain, there are several options to get to Gare d’Austerlitz. It is likely your journey will begin at Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport, France’s busiest airport. CDG services over 80 million passengers a year for domestic and international flights. The airport is very large in size, consisting of three major terminals and several sub-terminals, and can be daunting to navigate for first-time visitors. Make sure you allow enough time to find your way through chaotic terminals at a relaxed pace and use the signs to guide you.
From the airport, there are three modes of transport to get you from CDG to Gare d’Austerlitz. These include taxi, train and bus, although taxi is your most convenient option offering door-to-door service.
Taxi from Charles de Gaulle to Gare d’Austerlitz
Taxi is a great way to ensure you arrive at your destination relaxed and stress-free. Top Paris Transfer is a reputable tax company that can assist with all of your transport needs, including the 38km trip from Charles de Gaulle to Gare d’Austerlitz.
Top Paris Transfer has a fleet of modern, luxury vehicles that can cater to groups of different sizes. We pride ourselves on quality service and safety, providing complimentary car seats for all children. Our high quality service begins the moment you make a reservation using our online booking system. It’s an easy-to-use system that requires minimal details to reserve a vehicle for your arrival. A driver will greet you at the arrival hall, easily identifiable through the crowds by a placard stating your name. They will assist with your luggage as they guide you through the terminals to your vehicle.
Our drivers are fluent in both French and English and enjoy having conversations with passengers. Feel free to have a chat or ask questions as you make your way from the airport to Gare d’Austerlitz. Our drivers pride themselves on their customer service, but if you require further assistance we have a 24/7 customer service team available to assist with any enquiries you may have.
Payment for your trip will only be collected upon arrival at your destination and can be made in Euro, Pound or Dollar for your convenience.
Charles de Gaulle to Gare d’Austerlitz Taxi Prices
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Transfers from CDG to Gare d’Austerlitz By Train
There are two options if you would like to catch a train from CDG Airport to Gare d’Austerlitz. Both depart from the CDG Airport located at Terminal 2. You can pre-purchase tickets or choose to buy them from the ticket counter on the day. Both trains require changes which may make them inconvenient for groups with young children, elderly passengers or lots of luggage.
The first option requires you to get an RER B train from CDG Airport to Gare du Nord. Here you will change to a Metro Line 5 train that will take you directly to Gare d’Austerlitz.
The second option also requires a change. From CDG Airport, take an RER B train to Saint Michael -Notre Dame. Then swap to a Metro Line 10 train to get to Gare d’Austerlitz.
Duration: Approximately 1 hour for both options.
Cost: 10€ for an adult ticket, 7€ for a child ticket.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Gare d’Austerlitz By Bus
It is also possible to get from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Gare d’Austerlitz. Again, there are two viable options for this journey.
Firstly, get a Ouibus from CDG Airport to Gare de Lyon. From here, walk to Gare de Lyon-Diderot and board a 91 bus which will take you to Gare d’Austerlitz.
For the second option, you will also begin by getting a Ouibus from CDG Airport to Gare d’Austerlitz. This time, you will walk Pont d’Austerlitz-Quai de la Rapee where you can board a 63 bus to get to Gare d’Austeritz.
Duration: Both journeys takes approximately an hour
Cost: 6€ for an adult ticket.