Wanted to know how to get from Charles de Gaulle to Gare Montparnasse? The Gare Montparnasse, also known as Paris-Montparnasse, is one of Paris’ largest train stations. It services trainlines all across France so if you are planning any regional travel, it’s likely you will end up at this station. Situated across the 13th and 14 arrondissements, the Gare Montparnasse was originally built in1840, although was later rebuilt and relocated slightly south in 1969. The station offers TGV trains to western France, as well as regional trains via the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse line. The Gare Montparnasse also has a metro station to transport passengers around the suburbs of Paris.
To get to regional France, you will first arrive at the Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport in Paris. The airport is the country’s largest and services both international and domestic flights. Consisting of three major terminals and a number of sub terminals, CDG Airport is very large in order to accommodate over 80 million passengers per year. In order to ensure your French adventure is a relaxing one, give some thought to your transport options. CDG Airport can be quite chaotic so it’s best to have a plan before you arrive so that you know where you need to go.
The Gare Montparnasse can be reached through three transport options from CDG Airport: taxi, train or bus. Consider your group, arrival times and desired comfort level and choose a transport mode that best suits you and your party.
Taxi from Charles de Gaulle to Montparnasse
For a comfortable and hassle-free trip from Charles de Gaulle to Gare Montparnasse, consider pre-booking a taxi before you land at the airport. It is easily the most convenient transport option, being the only door-to-door service. Top Paris Transfer is available to help with all of your transport needs and can be easily booked via an easy-to-use online booking system.
Top Paris Transfer has highly professional drivers and a fleet of modern, luxury vehicles. Known for their exceptional customer service, you taxi journey will begin in the chaotic arrival hall of CGD Airport. Your fully-license driver will be waiting to greet you, easily identified by a marked placard so you don’t waste time trying to find your way through the crowd. They will assist with your luggage and help you navigate the complex airport terminals, leading you to your vehicle which will be waiting close by.
Once you and your group are comfortable and settled in the vehicle, your driver will begin the trip to Gare Montparnasse. The safety and comfort of passengers is our biggest priority so please feel free to chat to your driver if you have any questions. We will also provide complimentary car seats for any children if they are identified at the time of booking. Our drivers are fluent in English and French and will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have, but if you do require further information please contact our 24/7 customer service team.
For your convenience, we accept payment in euro, pound or dollar. This will be collected upon arrival at Gare Montparnasse.
Charles de Gaulle to Gare Montparnasse Taxi Prices
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Transfers from CDG Airport to Gare Montparnasse By Train
Alternatively, you may wish to catch a train from the CDG to Gare Montparnasse. Firstly, make your way to the CDG train station which is located at Terminal 2. You can pre-purchase tickets or line up and get one when you arrive. The RER B train travelling towards Gare de Massy Palaiseau will take you to Denfert-Rochereau. Disembark at this station and change to a metro train towards Charles de Gaulle Etoile. This will take you to Gare Montparnasse, where you can change to your regional train.
Duration: 50 minutes to 1 hour (depending on change wait times).
Cost: Starting from 17€ per person (depending on dates/time) plus metro ticket.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Montparnasse By Bus
A range of buses are also available from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Gare Montparnasse. LeBus Direct and Ouibus are popular options, with regular services running to Gare Montparnasse via Gare du Lyon. It is best to check your arrival time and terminal then find a bus that suits these.
Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour, can vary according to traffic.
Cost: varies according to bus company.