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๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ The Ticket/Pass Buying Guide to Paris Public Transportation





Paris has one of the biggest public transportation systems in the world with the metro, commuter rail, bus, and tramway. However, buying a ticket or a pass can be challenging. In this article, we will help you purchase your ticket/pass in an easy way.

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Which Ticket/Pass to Buy

To have access to the Paris region public transportation network, you will have to buy a ticket or a pass, which will allow you to have access to certain modes of transportation, and to certain zones of the Paris region. Indeed, the different modes of transportation are running on a network divided into 5 concentric transportation zones, from zone 1 (Paris) to zone 5:

To help you choose your ticket in a fast and easy way, you will need to select a few answers, so I can show a selection of tickets/passes based on your needs. Let’s go!

๐Ÿ‘จ Select your age range
0-3
4-9
10
11
12-25
26-61
62+
# Select how often you will use the Paris public transportation
Occasionally
Few days
Few weeks
Few months
1+ year
๐Ÿ“ From/to Paris, select all the places you will need to go to*
*If you selected “Occasionally” in the previous question, you can select only one place at the time you want to go to
๐Ÿ—ผ Paris
โœˆ๏ธ CDG Airport
โœˆ๏ธ Orly Airport
๐Ÿฐ Versailles
๐ŸŽข Disneylandยฎ Paris
๐Ÿฐ Fontainebleau
๐ŸŸ๏ธ Stade de France
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ La Dรฉfense
๐ŸŽ“ INSEAD
๐ŸŽ“ HEC Paris
๐ŸŽ“ Ecole Polytechnique
๐ŸŽ“ ESSEC
๐ŸŽ‰ The filtered results:

๐ŸŽ‰ For children under 4 years old, public transportation is free. The child ID will be required in case of control.

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Reduced-Fare Ticket t+
โœ… paris metro logo paris rer logo (Paris only) or paris bus logo paris tramway logo paris noctilien logo
โš ๏ธ For 4-9 year-old people only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 2.10โ‚ฌ/ticket, 8.45โ‚ฌ/10 tickets

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Ticket t+
โœ… paris metro logo paris rer logo (Paris only) or paris bus logo paris tramway logo paris noctilien logo
๐Ÿ’ฐ 2.10โ‚ฌ/ticket, 16.90โ‚ฌ/10 tickets

โ™พ๏ธ U26 Weekend Day Pass
โœ… Zones 1-3
โš ๏ธ For U26 on Sat/Sun/BH only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 4.60โ‚ฌ/day
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 3 tickets t+

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Reduced-Fare Ticket for Paris Region
โœ… paris rer logo paris transilien logo paris metro logo in zones 1-5
โš ๏ธ For 4-9 year-old people only
๐Ÿ’ฐ Up to 2.50โ‚ฌ/ticket, 20โ‚ฌ/10 tickets
๐Ÿ’ก You can share the tickets in the 10-ticket pack

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Ticket for Paris Region
โœ… paris rer logo paris transilien logo paris metro logo in zones 1-5
๐Ÿ’ฐ Up to 5โ‚ฌ/ticket, 40โ‚ฌ/10 tickets
๐Ÿ’ก You can share the tickets in the 10-ticket pack

โ™พ๏ธ U26 Weekend Day Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
โš ๏ธ For U26 on Sat/Sun/BH only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 10.10โ‚ฌ/day
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 1 CDG ticket

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Reduced-Fare Tickets From/To โœˆ๏ธ CDG Airport
โš ๏ธ For 4-9-year-old people only
๐Ÿ’ฐ From 11.45โ‚ฌ/ticket

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets From/To โœˆ๏ธ CDG Airport
๐Ÿ’ฐ From 11.45โ‚ฌ/ticket

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Reduced-Fare Tickets From/To โœˆ๏ธ Orly Airport
โš ๏ธ For 4-10-year-old people only
๐Ÿ’ฐ From 7.05โ‚ฌ/ticket

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets From/To โœˆ๏ธ Orly Airport
๐Ÿ’ฐ From 10.05โ‚ฌ/ticket

โ™พ๏ธ Day Pass
โœ… Zones 1-2
๐Ÿ’ฐ 8.45โ‚ฌ/day
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 5 tickets t+

โ™พ๏ธ Day Pass
โœ… Zones 1-3
๐Ÿ’ฐ 11.30โ‚ฌ/day
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 4 tickets for zones 1-3

โ™พ๏ธ Day Pass
โœ… Zones 1-4 (except paris orlyval logo)
๐Ÿ’ฐ 14.00โ‚ฌ/day
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 1 Orlybus ticket + 2 tickets t+

โ™พ๏ธ Day Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
๐Ÿ’ฐ 20.10โ‚ฌ/day
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 1 CDG ticket by paris rer logo rer paris line b logo + 6 tickets t+

โ™พ๏ธ Weekly Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
๐Ÿ’ฐ 30โ‚ฌ/week
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 2 CDG tickets by paris rer logo rer paris line b logo + 4 tickets t+

โ™พ๏ธ Monthly Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
๐Ÿ’ฐ 84.10โ‚ฌ/month
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 3 weeks of Weekly Pass (zones 1-5)

โ™พ๏ธ U11 Annual Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
โš ๏ธ For U11 children living in Paris region only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 24โ‚ฌ/year
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 1 week of Weekly Pass (zones 1-5)

โ™พ๏ธ U26 Student Annual Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
โš ๏ธ For U26 students living in Paris region only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 350โ‚ฌ/year
๐Ÿค‘ Cheaper than 5 months of Monthly Pass (zones 1-5)

โ™พ๏ธ 62+ Annual Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
โš ๏ธ For 62+ year-old people living in Paris region only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 504.60โ‚ฌ/year

โ™พ๏ธ Annual Pass
โœ… Zones 1-5 (except paris orlyval logo)
โš ๏ธ For people living in Paris region only
๐Ÿ’ฐ 925.10โ‚ฌ/year

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Pay-As-You-Go Pass
โœ… paris metro logo paris rer logo (Paris only) paris tramway logo paris bus logo paris noctilien logo paris orlybus logo paris roissybus logo
โš ๏ธ For people living in Paris region only
๐Ÿ’ฐ Ticket t+, RoissyBus Ticket, OrlyBus Ticket lowest fares
โ„น๏ธ Pay all your trips at the end of the month

โœˆ๏ธ If you have a pass and you go from/to Orly Airport:
โŒ paris orlyval logo is not included in any pass: you will need to pay an extra 11โ‚ฌ/ticket in order to use it.
โœ… You can use instead paris orlybus logo which is included in the pass.

Conclusion

If you want to know more about the Paris region public transportation (the modes of transportation, safety), you can read this article:

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