In Paris, it is really easy and convenient to take the train, thanks to its many railway stations, and a very developed railway network in France where you can find high-speed trains (TGV) as well as slower regional trains. In this article, we will see the different railway stations in Paris and all the tips to travel by train in France.

๐Ÿš‰ The Paris Railway Stations

In Paris region, there are:

  • 7 railway stations in Paris: each railway station serves a specific geographical zone in France from Paris, or sometimes is dedicated to cheaper trains.
  • 3 railway stations in the Paris suburbs: it is usually an intermediate stop for the trains, dedicated to the passengers from the suburbs. You may find cheaper trains than in Paris.

โš ๏ธ If your train starts from Paris:
You should double-check which is the Paris railway station of your journey, in order to avoid missing your train ๐Ÿ˜‰.

๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ Safety

As the Paris railway stations are often busy, and people know that you can find a lot of tourists, you should keep an eye on your luggage and be aware.

โš ๏ธ If you go from/to Gare du Nord:
As it is a hub for trains coming from London, Bruxelles, or Amsterdam, you can be a potential target for the stealers wandering around the neighbourhood. I would advise you to:
get out fast
not be distracted by someone. He might want to steal you.

A few years ago, the Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro got robbed in Gare du Nord when signing autographs ๐Ÿ˜ข.

๐Ÿš… Travel by Train in France

If you want to know more about the different trains available, how to buy your train tickets, and the different railcards available in France, you can check this article:


The train is a convenient and fast way to travel to France from Paris.

To know more about other ways to travel from Paris, you can check this article:

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