Guide On How To Transfer from Charles de Gaulle to Gare d’Austerlitz
Originally built in 1840 to serve the Paris – Corbeil line, Gare d’Austerlitz now serves 25 million passengers annually. Named after the famous Napoleon battle in the region which is now known as Czech Republic, it is one of the famous busy 6 stations of the French capital. Services from Gare d’Austerlitz serve south central France and Spain.
The station serves many suburban rail services around Paris, with the RER C line and Metro lines 10 and 5 stopping there. Located in the 5th arrondissement the station borders the stunning banks of the River Seine.
With excellent connections across the region, Gare d’Austerlitz offers an excellent option for onwards travel for passengers arriving at Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG).
France’s busiest airport, CDG handles over 190000 passengers each day with over 1200 corresponding aircraft movements. Located north east of the city centre, the airport is spread out over a large area to accommodate the volume of people. With 3 main terminals, one of which is split into 7 completely self-sufficient sub-terminals, it can be a very daunting place for weary travellers or those travelling with children or elderly passengers.
When planning how to get to from Charles de Gaulle to Gare d’Austerlitz you should plan on how to undertake the 38 km journey carefully.
Private Taxi from Charles de Gaulle and Gare d’Austerlitz
Arriving in CDG and trying to find where to go can be stressful, but there is a solution from T2 Transfer. Their private taxi service makes the experience easy. Their fully licensed and professional driver will meet you in the CDG arrivals area, clearly identifying themselves by holding a placard with your name on it. They will greet you and take you to the waiting vehicle, which will be brand new and luxury! It is also completely private, you don’t share their services. If you are travelling with children then there will be appropriate car seats fitted free of additional charge.
The journey will take approximately 45 minutes and is a door to door service. If you have any questions between Charles de Gaulle airport to Gare d’Austerlitz you can ask the friendly driver who will speak both French and English. If you find yourself with questions any other time then the T2 Transfer online customer services team can be contacted 24/7.
Payment for your journey is not taken until you arrive at your destination and for complete convenience you can pay in either euros, dollars or pounds. T2 Transfer do not have cancellation fees if you make a booking and then find you cannot make it.
Prices for this option are below:
1-3 passengers – € 55
1-4 passengers – € 60
1-5 passengers – € 65
1-6 passengers – € 70
1-7 passengers – € 75
1-8 passengers – € 80
Transfers from CDG to Gare d’Austerlitz By Train
CDG has its own train station on the RER B line. This suburban rail service goes to Paris and operates between 0500-0000 with trains departing every 15-20 minutes. On this service it is possible to get from CDG to Gare d’Austerlitz with connections. Please be aware the RER B trains from CDG can be extremely busy.
The first option is to catch the RER B to Gare du Nord. From there take the Metro Line 5 to Gare d’Austerlitz.
Duration: 58 minutes
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7
The second option is to catch the RER B to Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame and then take the Metro Line 10 to Gare d’Austerlitz.
Duration: 59 minutes
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Gare d’Austerlitz By Shuttle Bus
Paris has an extensive bus network and there are a couple of options you can take on the bus. They do however require connections in the city.
The first option is to take the Ouibus from CDG to Gare de Lyon. Once there you need to take a short walk to Gare de Lyon – Diderot where you take the 91 bus to Gare d’Austerlitz.
Duration: 1 hr 2 minutes
Cost: Adult single ticket is €6
The second option on the bus is to again take the Ouibus from CDG to Gare de Lyon but then walk to Pont d’Austerlitz – Quai de la Rapee. Once there take the 63 bus to Gare d’Austerlitz.
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins.
Cost: An adult single is €6.