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Boulevard de Vaugirard 17 75741 Paris France

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Paris Montparnasse train station

Located on the left bank of the Seine, between the Plaisance and Necker districts, Paris Montparnasse station, bordering between the 14th and 15th arrondissements, is a gateway to the capital. With 26.5 million passengers and 550 daily services, the station is ranked third among the Parisian stations - after Gare du Nord and Gare Saint Lazare.

Paris Montparnasse is the northern terminus of TGV Atlantique and connects passengers with the west and south-west of France, as well as Spain. Equipped with 15 platforms and 28 rail tracks, the station is also served by TER Normandie, TER Center Val de Loire and Line N of the suburban Transilien service, run by SNCF. Montparnasse station is two hours away from Nantes, three hours from Bordeaux and six hours from Irun, on the border with Spain. Passengers can use underground lines 4, 6, 12 and 13, as well as the RATP and Noctilien buses or Bus Direct lines 1 and 4 to get around.

Taking the train from Paris Montparnasse station

There are plenty of European destinations you can easily reach from Paris Montparnasse station by train. Here are the top destinations you shouldn't miss:

  • Bordeaux: Let the train whisk you through the luscious vineyards of southwest France and you'll be sipping wine before you even know it! Enjoy the French classical architecture in the Old Town and main square, Place de la Bourse. Sitting opposite is the popular Water Mirror, the heart of a large UNESCO World Heritage site. You can get from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux by train thanks to the frequent services operated by SNCF.
  • Nantes: This city is one of France’s most vibrant destinations, with a blend of ancient, regal and brazen, contemporary architecture. Travel by train to Nantes for a carefree way to reach this port city on the river Loire, close to France’s Atlantic coast. You can get from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes by train thanks to the frequent services operated by SNCF.
  • Brussels: It's one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in the world. In the Schaerbeek Municipality, over 200 nationalities live side-by-side! As such, you won’t have to go far in Brussels before stumbling upon top-quality international cuisine. You can get from Paris Montparnasse to Brussels by train thanks to the frequent services operated by SNCF and Thalys.

Need more information about France's extensive rail network? Check out our trains in France page.

Top routes from Paris Montparnasse

DurationFirst and last trainTrains per day
To Lourdes4h 42m6:37 – 21:4513
To Chartres37m5:33 – 23:0231
To Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h 56m9:06 – 9:061
To Versailles-Chantiers11m5:33 – 23:0231
To Tours1h 8m6:02 – 21:0115
To Rennes1h 26m7:06 – 21:5220
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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