Go Back  Fodor's Travel Talk Forums > Destinations > Europe
Reload this Page >

Questions about how to get from CDG airport to Anvers Station

Questions about how to get from CDG airport to Anvers Station

Old May 14th, 2009, 08:27 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 5
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Questions about how to get from CDG airport to Anvers Station

Hi! I am going to be visiting Paris soon and have a few questions in regards to travel. I am not use to traveling by bus, metro, or any form of train so I want to make sure I know what to do and where I am going. I fly into CDG airport and my destination is Anvers Station. I believe I have to take the RER B to Gare du Nord and then switch to the Metro to get to Anvers. Is the transition simple in getting off the RER B and onto the Metro? Also, once I get on the Metro are any stops at any stations that I have to get off and then get on to reach Anvers station? Is that a simple and easy process? I am planning on purchasing a Carnet ticket, since I will only be in Paris for two days. Does that sound like a good ticket to purchase?

I appreciate any help that could be given. Thanks.
katya355 is offline  
Old May 14th, 2009, 10:02 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 128
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
If you do not have too much luggage, the best solution is to take RER B to Gare du Nord as you stated, then take the metro to Anvers. In Gare du Nord, check and find the connection (Correspondance) toward line 2. You will then walk in a fairly long corridor and arrive in "La Chapelle" metro station. Take the direction of "Porte Dauphine" and you arrive in Anvers after 2 or 3 stations.


Concerning the tickets, the one you buy in CDG is valid until you exit the RER + metro system, i.e. you do not need to buy a second one in Gare du Nord. For your 2 days in Paris a carnet (a set of 10 individual tickets) is a good solution
parisian is offline  
Old May 15th, 2009, 01:56 AM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 22,702
Likes: 0
Received 6 Likes on 1 Post
To save some walking at Gare du Nord, try to determine which end is the back of the train at CDG and sit there. The connection to metro line 2 at La Chapelle is at the end of the train.

There are escalators after the long corridor, then a flight of about 12 steps and then more escalators to get up to the elevated La Chapelle station.
kerouac is offline  
Old May 15th, 2009, 08:39 AM
  #4  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 5
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Thanks for the help! I appreciate it.
katya355 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
meg1meg
Europe
10
Feb 2nd, 2013 12:17 PM
waterton888
Europe
12
Jul 25th, 2011 10:04 AM
Palenque
Europe
17
Jan 26th, 2010 06:40 AM
mcgouran
Europe
15
Aug 9th, 2009 05:38 PM
travlingirl42
Europe
13
Apr 11th, 2006 04:01 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:42 AM.