The RER crosses Paris to link the suburbs on opposite sides, so it makes fast connections from east to west and north to south in the Ile-de-France. There are now 5 RER lines, each with its own branch lines.
The entrances to the RER are identified by posts carrying a sign RER in white on a blue background.
To reach the platforms you must pass through the checkpoints. On the RER, your ticket is checked on the way in and on the way out. Each line is identified by it colour, number and directions.
In the street, the metro entrance is always shown by a sign reading Metro, Metropolitain or just M.
To reach the platforms, you must pass through the checkpoints. Each line is identified by its colour, number and directions.
To enter a Metro, RER, Bus or Tram control zone, you must be in possession of a valid ticket which must be validated in every case. Don’t forget to retrieve your ticket and keep it throughout your journey.
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There are currently 4 tram lines : T1, T2, T3, T4.
Several other lines are under construction
The tram runs in the outer lane or on a reserved track and uses a bell as a warning signal.
Tram stations are shown by their T logo on a mast visible from afar.
Each bus is clearly identified by its line number and direction and its main stops shown along the side.
The Paris buses carry a two-digit number and suburban buses carry a three-digit number.
In the street, the stops are shown by a bus shelter or a signpost indicating the name of the stop and the numbers of the buses stopping there. Some lines are fitted with a display showing the times of the next two buses. When the bus arrives, the driver will stop if you so request. You should always board at the front and alight at the back.
As you get aboard, you should validate your ticket by slipping it into the validator. To get off at the desired stop, you should press one of the red buttons fixed to the upright support rails. The sign “Stop requested” will come on.
The driver sells single tickets if necessary and can advise on your route. Don’t hesitate to ask him.
Noctilien is the network of night buses in the Ile-de-France region.
The network is made up of 42 lines connecting Paris to 175 communes in the Ile-de-France.
All the line numbers start with the letter N.
The network is laid out around the 5 major transfer stations: Gare de Lyon, Gare de l’Est, Gare St Lazare, Gare Montparnasse and Châtelet.
In Paris, (42) lines connect the four stations and a number of locations that are busy at night: e.g. the Champs Elysees, Saint-Germain-des Pres, Bastille, Republique, Pigalle, Place de Clichy.
From the 5 major Paris stations you can also transfer to all of the Noctilien lines that service the Ile-de-France.
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