Travelling from Gare du Nord to Explorers Hotel? Aaarrrggg Me Hearties! It’s time to walk the plank, well, a small one into a fantastic 200m2 water playground that features a pirate ship and water slides! The Explorers Hotel at Disneyland Paris brings out the adventurous pirate in all of us.
In addition to the fantastic water area there is a 6D cinema and a games room. The hotel has everything you need to keep the children entertained after a day chasing their favourite Disney character or exploring the Sea Life Centre.
The hotel has pirate themed rooms and the ability to connect large family rooms so 10 guests can stay together.
The Explorers Hotel certainly caters for the international draw of visitors and prides itself on its array of multilingual staff.
Many European visitors to the hotel arrive into Paris via train and Gare du Nord in the 10th arrondissement connects large parts of Europe to the French capital.
Jacques Hittorff’s stunning design for the station makes it instantly recognisable and it features in many film and television programmes.
Served by SNCF mainline operators, Eurostar, the RER and Metro lines, passengers to the station come from across France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK.
A staggering 214 million people use Gare du Nord each year, making it the busiest train station outside of Japan.
The station can be extremely busy and very daunting if you are travelling with young children. Making your way to The Explorers Hotel from Gare du Nord on public transport requires careful planning.
The easiest, most convenient and stress free way to get between the destinations is via a private taxi.
Private Taxi from Gare du Nord to Explorers Hotel
Taking the direct door to door option with a private taxi is easy with T2 Transfer. Meeting you at Gare du Nord, your professional and fully licensed driver will stand out by holding a placard with your name on it.
They will take you to your waiting taxi, which will be a brand new luxury vehicle. If you have booked children on the journey there will be age appropriate seats fitted.
Taking 45 minutes the journey will be in comfort. If you have any questions on the way you can ask the driver who will speak both French and English. In the meantime if you have any questions you can contact T2 Transfer customer services online 24/7.
For your convenience you can pay for your journey in either euros, pounds or dollars and you don’t have to pay until you arrive at The Explorers Hotel.
If you have to unfortunately cancel for whatever reason you can be assured that there is no cancellation fees with T2 Transfer.
Prices for the journey can be found below:
- 1-3 passengers – € 70
- 4 passengers – € 75
- 5 passengers – € 80
- 6 passengers – € 85
- 7 passengers – € 90
- 8 passengers – € 95
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Transfers from Gare du Nord to Explorers Hotel by Train
Using the train it is possible to go from Gare du Nord to Explorers Hotel. However, these journeys are not direct and require changes in Paris.
All the journeys will take you onto the RER A line which stops at Marne-la-vallee RER station. From there you can take the free hotel shuttle bus.
For the first option take either the RER B, RER D or Metro 4 from Gare du Nord to Chatelet Les Halles.
Once you are there you then transfer onto the RER A line train, you need to make sure you take the right train to Marne-la-vallee as they do go to another destination on the line.
Secondly you can take the Metro 5 from Gare du Nord to Oberkampf. From there it is a journey on the Metro 9 to Nation. Once at Nation is it then onto the RER A towards Marne-la-vallee.
There are other options to use mixtures of the RER and Metro but they only add time onto the journey and provide no value.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes.
Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7
Unfortunately there are no easy intercity rail options from Gare du Nord to Marne-la-vallee.
Transfer from Gare du Nord to Explorers Hotel by Bus
Paris has a great bus network across the centre of the city with the RATP services. However the bus connections from Gare du Nord to Explorers Hotel are very limited. The only realistic option is to use The Disney Magical Express bus services which runs from Opera at 1800 and stops at Gare du Nord en route.
This is an expensive option and may leave you waiting round in Paris all day if you arrive early. It can also be incredibly busy and seating with loved ones is far from guaranteed.
Duration: 1 hr 15 minutes
Cost: Adult return ticket is approximately €67, Child return ticket is €46.
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