Public transportation

Metro ParisMetro: You can find many metros in Paris, helping the transportation a whole lot in this very popular city. There are all in all 15 metro lines going under Paris, and there are few places that cannot be reach using the underground.

Tickets for the metro can be bought as single tickets, or in a package of ten tickets or as a tourist pass (Paris-Visite). These tourist pass can also be combined with the Carte-Musee-Monuments, a pass giving discounts for museums and attractions in Paris.

Paris is divided into five zones, but for most tourists zone 1 and 2 will be more than enough as the most important sights and attractions are located within these two zones.

RER: this is the train connected the outer city parts with the inner city, and using this you can also get from the airport to the city.

Bus: you can travel above ground using the buses in Paris, and while using the bus, you can do some sightseeing as well. If you have time and would like a cheap sighseeing tour without a guide, this can be a good option.

Villamos: since 2006 you can travel with tram in Paris. The tram travels on “boulvard des Maréchaux Sud”. Along the way you can see the paintings of contemporary painters.

Ticketprices:
„T+” tickets – 1,70 euró (can be used for 1,5 hour on any public transportation vehicle)
10 tickets package – 12.50 Euro
Paris Visite: the tourist pass, no picture needed. Can be bought for 1,2,3 or 5 days, price depending on the amount of zones to be included, amount of days and also whether you are adult or child. Some price examples:
1 adult for zone 1-3: 9 Euro.
1 child for zone 1-3: 4,5 Euro.

Public transportation MAP
Click on the little picture below for a big map and inforamtion paper on the public transportation in Paris.
Metro Map Paris