Gare de l'Est station - Paris


Paris Est train station' or 'Gare de l'Est' is one of the oldest in the city, with part of the existing building dating from the middle of the 19th century. It was built to provide an arrival point for trains from Strasbourg and the east of the country and indeed was originally called 'Strasbourg station'.


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Gare de l'Est train station - Paris



 The station now acts as a major transport hub for countries in Central Europe, with destinations including Vienna, Zurich and Munich.

The TGV (Est) was introduced in 2007bringing new traffic and passengers to the station and SNCF, the French rail company continues to invest heavily in the station.


Transport from the station:  Areas served from this station:

TGV (High Speed Train)

Eastern France
TGV Lyria Trains Austria
City Night Line Trains Germany
Metro lines with connections at Gare de L'Est


 Train arrivals in 'real time' here...  Train departures in 'real time' here...
If you need to connect to one of the other Paris train stations you have the following options from Paris Gare d'L'Est.

Transport options

Paris station (Gare)

Metro line 5, direction, 'Place de Italie'

 Gare d'Austerlitz

Metro line 4 or 5 or walk - 10mins

  Gare de Nord

Metro line 4, direction 'Porte de Orleans'

 Gare Montparnasse

RER line D

 Gare de Lyon

RER line E from 'Magenta'

 Gare St-Lazare

Gare de l'Est to Charles de Gaulle Airport

To get to Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) Airport  take the short walk (500mtrs) to Paris Gare de Nord Train Station where you can catch the RER train line B3 direct to the airport.  
You can take the metro (line 4) to Gare du Nord but will be longer than walking.

Gare de l'Est to Orly Airport

Take the short walk to Paris Gare de Nord Train Station where you can catch the RER train line B2 or B4 to 'Denfert Rochereau' from where you can catch the Orlybus direct to  Paris Orly Airport or continue on to 'Antony' station  (B4 only) and catch the Orlyval train to the airport. Alternatively take the metro line 4 in direction of Port de Orleans to  'Denfert Rochereau' then take Orlybus.

Square November 11, 1918 75475 Paris
Region: Ile-de-France
GPS coordinates: 48.877552,2.359156

Open 5.30am-1am

Some of the cities served from Gare de l'Est:










 Detailed info. on Gare de L'Est here...


Do not leave your bags unattended.
Keep contact with your bags at all times (bag on shoulder, between feet, etc).
Do not accept offers of help from anyone at the ticket machines.
Only buy tickets from authorized sources.
Be aware of pickpockets.


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