How to get to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre?

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  1. meryll83

    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    I'm looking at the RER timetable and wondering which stop to get off at for the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre - can anyone help?
     
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  3. tinkertaylor05

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    I assume you mean travelling from DLP, so you'll be on the rer a line, if you look at the Paris metro map the rer A is red. I'm not an expert but I'd get off at Chatelet les halles Or Auber and change to the metro.
     
  4. meryll83

    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Sorry, yes, from DLP.
    So I need to get a metro as well as the RER?
     
  5. Jules1212

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    Hi Meryll. We did this journey on Wednesday. We got the RER 'A' line to Chatelet and then followed the signs for the yellow line and you get off at Concorde for the Eiffel tower and Louvre Rivoli or Palais Royal Musee du Louvre for The Louvre. It is not as scary as you may think!

    Carrie will probably correct us if we have directed you incorrectly as her insider knowledge of Paris is second to none.
     
  6. meryll83

    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Fantastic, thank you.
    Can you tell me what sort of ticket I need? Is there like a 1 day pass or something?
     
  7. A Small World

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    The best way to get to the Eiffel Tower is to go to the station Charles de Gualle Etoile (not the airport) and change there onto the metro line 6 and go 3 stops to Trocadero. Its then a lovely walk down past the fountains to the Tower. You also get the best views from here of the Tower.
    You can then walk along the river to the Louvre

    If you get a Mobilis ticket this will give you return travel to and from DLP to Paris and unlimited use of the metro through the day

    Its really easy to find your way on the metro - each line is coloured and numbered and gives the end station as the destination/direction of travel

    http://www.ratp.fr/informer/pdf/orienter/f_plan.php?fm=pdf&loc=reseaux&nompdf=metro
     
  8. MummyMinnie

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    We did as Small world has suggested last week, definitely get off at the Trocadero stop, the views of the tower are simply amazing, we didn't do that last time and can't believe how much better it is from there, we have some lovely pics. It was really easy to do as well.

    We got the Moblis for us adults which was 14.20 Euro each for unlimited travel for the day and the children had the Paris Visite (they don't do the moblis for kids) and it was 10.20 Euros each - age wise was a bit confusing some tickets were for unders 12's some for under 11's and some for under 10's so take your pick :rotfl2:.
     
  9. meryll83

    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    This sounds good, thanks.

    Do we just use a ticket machine at the station?
     
  10. MummyMinnie

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    I think if you're positive in knowing what you want you can :rotfl2: but we went to the desk just to make sure, was only a small queue when we were there.
     
  11. A Small World

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    You are best going to the ticket booth - I seem to remember you cant get the mobilis tickets from the machines.
    You can get it the day before though if the queue is quiet when you walk past
     
  12. meryll83

    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Hi All,

    Just getting back in planning mode again!

    So there's a ticket booth at the DLP RER station and I just ask for a 1 day mobilis ticket?

    Also do both types of transport run early to late i.e. virtually all day, or is there a first and last train we need to be sure to use?
     
  13. Carrie_Cat

    Carrie_Cat I'm a Rive Gauche person Moderator

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    You need a mobilis ticket zones 1-5 and it costs 15,20€ now. You write on the day that you are using it for so you can buy it in advance.

    They are sold from the machines or from the manned ticket counters.

    The first RER from MLV starts at around 5.20 am and the last one back from Paris is around 00.20 am so you have loads of time - They run every 15 and it's roughly 40 mins from MLV to Chatelet
     
  14. Disney Princesses LW

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    Carrie what's station MLV?? is that DLP station
     
  15. Carrie_Cat

    Carrie_Cat I'm a Rive Gauche person Moderator

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    Yep - Gare de Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy Parc Disneyland (to give it its full title ;)) is the DLP one :goodvibes
     
  16. meryll83

    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Fantastic, thanks for the help :)
     
  17. petals

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    We went there at the start of November and to get to the Eiffel Tower we got RER A to Charles de Gaulle Etoile and then changed to metro 6 and got off at Trocadero it's a short walk from there. Not sure about the Lourve
     
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    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Anyone know the child age and price for a mobilis ticket?
     
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    If the child is 10 and over they pay the adult price for a Mobilis which is now 15.65€

    Between the ages of 4-9 they would have to get another type of ticket as the Mobilis doesn't exist for that age group

    The cheapest 1 day pass for a child would be the Paris Visite at 11.10€

    If they are aged 3 and under they travel for free
     
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    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Great, thanks for this!
     
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    meryll83 All it takes is faith and trust...

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    Can anyone confirm the latest price for an adult Mobilis ticket?

    And how often / what time the trains run to later at night if we were to have drinks in Paris?
     

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