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Paris 2018 promotes sustainable transport

Paris has the most comprehensive transport systems in the world, with buses, tramways, metros, trains, boats, Velib’, Autolib’, shuttles and taxis providing access to all corners of the region.

Paris 2018 commits that a minimum of 50% of journeys made using active mobility, public transport or car sharing. This is why Paris 2018 systematically offer a public travel card to all participants (who don’t live in Paris and suburb).

Public Transport

In regards to travel within Paris and in Ile-de-France, you will be able to use your Paris 2018 Travel Card.

To familiarize yourself with the various means of transport in the capital by metro, Tram or RER, TER you can go to the following link : RATP

You can also enjoy the pleasure of visiting the capital by bike thanks Velib’ (self-service) – Site also available in English, French and Spanish.

But also to visit and walk around outside of Paris, you can use self-service cars: Auto Lib

To visit Paris by water, the ideal public transport system is called BatoBus. You can enjoy the 9 stations where the boats stop on the Seine at such magnificent Parisian sites as the « Jardin des Plantes/City of fashion, City Hall, the Louvre, the Champs Elysees, Beaugrenelle, Eiffel Tower, the Orsay Museum, St Germain des Prés and Notre Dame.

Enjoy your stay in Paris and have a good week at Paris 2018-Gay Games 10.

From the airports

CDG international airport is located in the North of Paris and served by many means of transport.

  • RER B (RATP + SNCF) to Paris in 35 minutes (train station Gare de Nord or Châtelet – Les Halles)
  • Roissy bus (RATP) in Direction of Opera, it takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour of transportation
  • the Bus (Air France bus) with several stops in the capital:
    • line 2: CDG – Eiffel Tower via Porte Maillot and Place de l’Etoile (Champs Elysées)
    • Line 4: CDG – Gare de Lyon and Montparnasse train station
    • Line 3: CDG – Orly
  • taxis and shuttles also available. The price is fixed from the airport to any place in Paris.


The international airport of Orly is located in the South of Paris and served by the same means of transport.

  • RER B and Orly Val to go to Paris or join CDG (30 minutes)
  • Orly Bus to Denfert Rochereau station (Paris)
  • the Direct Bus: line 1 to the place de l’Etoile (Arc de Triomphe) stopping by Montparnasse train station, La Motte Picquet ,Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro.
  • Taxis will take you to Paris in about 40 minutes.