How To Get From Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees

Travelling From Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees? An icon of the French capital, Gare du Nord is the busiest train station in Europe, with over 214 million passengers each year. With services from SNCF, TEF, Eurostar, RER and the Metro, services range from the city itself, to Northern France and as far afield as the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Built in 1864, the station itself is a tourist attraction as well as a major transport hub. Located in the 10th arrondissement it is ideally placed to receive tourists to the city, particularly those in search of Parisian history, fine dining and exquisite fashion. Many visitors seek out the Champs Elysees.

Arguably one of the most famous roads in the world, the Champs Elysees located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris is known for its world class shopping, cafes, theatres and the annual Bastille day military parade.

The avenue is also the finish line for the Tour de France cycle race. Steeped in history, the avenues is part of the Axe Historique and has two very famous monuments at each end, the Obelisk of Luxor at the eastern side and the instantly recognised Arc de Triomphe at the western end.

Visitors to the area can also see the spectacular Grand Palais and the Elysees Palais, official home of the Presidents of France.

The area can be extremely busy, with over 19000 visitors each day so it is worth planning your visit ahead and how you will get there from Gare du Nord.

Private Taxi from Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees

To avoid the busy Parisian public transport systems and get a door to door service, you should consider a private taxi from T2 Transfer to get from Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees.

By meeting you at arrivals in Gare du Nord the professional and fully licensed driver will take you straight to your waiting, brand new luxury taxi. Don’t worry, you won’t be able to miss the driver in Gare du Nord, they will clearly identify themselves by holding a placard with your name on it.

You won’t be sharing your taxi with anyone else either, it is a completely private transfer.

The journey will take approximately 20 minutes with Parisian traffic and you can ask your friendly driver about anything you see on the route, they will happily converse with you in French or English.

If you have any questions about the service you can also ask the driver, if however you have any questions any other time you can speak with the T2 Transfer customer services team online 24/7.

You don’t need to pay for your journey until you arrive at Champs Elysees, and recognising you may not immediately have euros available you can pay in dollars or pounds in addition to the euro currency.

There are no cancellation fees either with the service should you make a booking and find you can no longer travel.

Prices for the journey can be found below:

  • 1-3 passengers – € 40
  • 4 passengers – € 45
  • 5 passengers – € 55
  • 6 passengers – € 60
  • 7 passengers – € 65
  • 8 passengers – € 70

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Transfers from Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees By Train

Paris has an extensive suburban rail network across the RER and Metro line service. Travel between Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees focuses on the Metro line and there are a couple of reasonable options.

The first option is to take the Metro line 4 from Gare du Nord to Strasbourg- Saint-Denis. From there you change onto the Metro line 9 to Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Champs Elysees is then a short walk away.

Duration: 25 minutes

Cost: Adult single ticket is €1.90

The second option is to take the Metro line 4 to Chatelet from Gare du Nord. Once at Chatelet you need to change to the Metro line 1 to Franklin D. Roosevelt where again Champs Elysees is a short walk away.

Duration: 25 minutes

Cost: Adult single ticket is €1.90

There are no mainline train services between Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees.

Transfer from Gare du Nord to Champs Elysees By Bus

There is a bus service you can take, however it departs from Magenta Maubeuge which is a 5 minute walk away. Once there you take the RATP 42 bus to Rond-Point des Champs Elysees.

Duration: 25 minutes

Cost: Adult return ticket is approximately €4.