Driving in the centre of Paris can be a nightmare at the best of times, so why not take the train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport if you want to get to Paris Gare du Nord? It's a quick and easy journey of just under 50 minutes, and you can enjoy complete relaxation and comfort the whole way. Rather than worrying about dealing with traffic and crowds, you can sit back in your spacious RER train seat and enjoy the views before hopping off in the heart of the French capital city. The train is particularly useful if you've landed from a holiday, you can stretch your legs after a flight as opposed to cramming yourself straight back in a car. And you'll save yourself money on airport parking charges.
There's plenty to see and do within easy walking distance of this famous Parisian train station, not least the white basilica of the Sacre Coeur. You can also wander through Montmartre and see the well-known windmill of the Moulin Rouge before stopping off in the Place du Tertre to see the artists at work.
Are you ready to plan your trip from Charles de Gaulle Airport to the Gare du Nord today? Start your search for times and tickets above, or continue reading to find out more about the journey, timetables, how to find cheap tickets, and much more.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Paris Gare du Nord is 33 minutes, with around 161 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord is 28 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord can start from as little as €60.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord without having to change trains. There are 152 direct trains from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 04:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 23:14. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare du Nord cover a distance of around 13 miles (21 km) during the journey.