Looking to get from Charles de Gaulle to Gare du Nord? Gare du Nord is the busiest train station in Europe, seeing approximately 214 million passengers per year. Also known as Paris-Nord, the station is located in the 10th arrondissement and provides connections with a number of lines, including the RER and Paris Metro. It is one of six stations on the SNCF, Paris’s main trainline network. Gare du Nord has 32 platforms and also services international train services such as the Thalys, which operates through Belgium and the Netherlands, and the Eurostar that transports passengers from London to Paris.
If your French adventure consists of train transport, chances are you will end up at Gare du Nord. The train station is located approximately 28km from Charles de Gaulle (CDG), France’s biggest airport, and is easy to get to once landing from your flight. Given the size and complexity of CDG, an airport that has an estimated 80 million passengers annually, we recommend making a plan for your onwards journey to Gare du Nord. This will save time as you haul your luggage through the chaos of CDG Airport, which consists of three major terminals and seven sub-terminals.
There are three transport options to get you from CDG to Gare du Nord (taxi, train and shuttle bus), although taxi is the only one offering a door-to-door service.
Taxi from Charles de Gaulle to Gare du Nord
The most convenient option to get from Charles de Gaulle to Gare du Nord train station is taxi. A reputable, high quality taxi service, Top Paris Transfer can assist with all of your transport needs. Offering a fleet of new luxury vehicles, Top Paris Transfer will get you to Gare du Nord safely and in style.
All Top Paris Transfer drivers are fully licensed and will ensure your journey is enjoyable from the moment you step foot in the busy arrival hall at CDG Airport. They will be there to greet you – just look for the placard that says your name. Once you have located your driver, they will help carry your luggage to the waiting vehicle. If there are any children in your party please make sure to identify them at the time of booking so that we can provide complimentary car seats. The comfort and safety of all our passengers is of the upmost importance.
The trip from the airport to Gare du Nord will take approximately 30 minutes and your Top Paris Transfer driver will make it an enjoyable half hour. Fluent in both French and English, your driver will aim to respond to any questions you may have on the way to Gare du Nord. If you require further information or have questions before or after your trip, please don’t hesitate to contact our 24/7 customer service team who will be able to assist with your queries.
Payment for the trip is not required until you arrive at Gare du Nord. For your convenience, Top Paris Transfer accepts payment in euro, dollar or pound.
Charles de Gaulle to Gare du Nord Taxi Prices
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Transfers from CDG to Gare du Nord By Train
You can travel from CDG Airport to Gare du Nord by train on the RER B (blue) line. Once you have collected your luggage, use the overhead signs to navigate your way to the train platform located under Terminal 2. You will need to board a train heading towards Paris. These run regularly from 4.56am to 23.50pm so you shouldn’t have to wait too long for one.
Duration: 34 minutes (from CDG to Gare du Nord), although some express trains are available.
Cost: 10.30€ for an adult ticket/7€ for children aged 4 – 9 years/ free for children under 4 years.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Gare du Nord By Bus
There are two bus options from Charles de Gaulle airport to Gare du Nord: Roissybus or Le Bus Direct. Both lines have buses that leave regularly from Terminals 1,2 and 3.
Duration: 1 hour.
Roissybus Cost: 12€ per person.
Le Bus Direct: 17€ per person.