Gare Montparnasse Paris

This MONTPARNASSE TRAIN STATION GUIDE (and subway) will help you to move around Paris and you will have all the information about destinations, ticket prices, transport from the station, shops and much more. Keep reading!

Info about Montparnasse station

The Montparnasse train station, more commonly known as The Paris Gare Montparnasse train station, is located in the southwest region of Paris, in Boulevard de Vaugiraud.

This train station is essentially a terminus for trains that go to the south of France and to Spain (TGV high-speed trains). There is also metro connection with the entire Parisian city

Different Train Options from Gare Du Montparnesse

It heads towards many known places and mostly towards the southeast part of Paris and then out of the city. The trains depart to these following locations:


  • Granville
  • Chartres
  • Le Mans
  • Nogent le R


  • Rennes
  • Brest
  • Bordeaux
  • Nantes
  • Quimper
  • Le Croisic


  • Bordeaux
  • Poitiers
  • Nantes
  • Tarbes
  • Hendaye


  • Plaisir-GR
  • Dreux
  • Rambouillet


  • Bordeaux
trains from gare de lyon

RER trains (Réseau express régional)

  • RER N (light blue): Paris-Montparnasse to Mantes-la-Jolie / Dreux / Rambouillet.
Map RER N Paris train

Montparnasse metro station connections

The Montparnasse train station is connected to the subway. Montparnasse train station connects with the metro network of Paris, known as The Paris Metro, using the following lines:

  • Line 4 (pink): Porte de Clignancourt to Mairie de Montrouge
  • Line 6 (green): Charles de Gaulle – Étoile to Nation
  • Line 12 (dark green): Front Populaire to Mairie d’Issy
  • Line 13 (blue): Asnières – Gennevilliers – Les Courtilles / Saint-Denis – Université to Châtillon – Montrouge
Map line 12 metro paris
Map Line 4 metro paris
map line 13 metro paris

Train and Metro Tickets in Paris

Of course, the price of each varies from destination to destination however, the following is an overview of ticket pricing.

The price of the 1-trip bus, subway or RER trains ticket is 1,90€. But if you buy the 10-trip ticket it costs 16,90€. You can buy these tickets at any RATP point of sale.

Others transport options


It is also connected to Porte d’Orléans and Bastille using bus lines, specifically bus lines twenty-eight and ninety-one. But you have other bus lines as: 28, 58, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 88.


Taxis are always readily available once passengers reach the Montparnasse train station as there is a taxi rank situated outside the station.

gare de lyon bus

Rental Car in Gare du Montparnasse (Paris)

You can hire a car to get around Paris. We have made you a selection of the most famous and best rated car rental companies in France (links to officials websites):

europcar gare du nord
hertz gare du nord
sixt gare du nord
alamo gare du nord
Avis rent a car Paris
Enterprise rent-a-car
enterprise rent a car

Station services and places to eat

The Montparnasse train station offers a variety of facilities and services to its passengers.

The train station has lounge known as the Grand Voyageur Business Lounge. For all those busy rushing passengers The Montparnasse train station has the world’s fastest-moving walkway.

The train stations also facilitate its passengers with special facilities catering to those who are disabled, waiting rooms, currency exchange shops, areas to store luggage, ATMs, phone booths, a food court for those who want to grab a bite before traveling and more.

Shops: Fnac, Nespresso, Lush, Gare Montparnasse pharmacy, Swatch, Sephora…

Coffee and restaurants: Papa Boun Montparnasse gare, L’Express 27 or Le Cosy Montparnasse, Starbucks, etc.

Hotels near Paris Montparnasse Train Station

There are many hotel options to choose from Montparnasse. We leave you our recommendation of hotels for their rated:

hotels near gare de lyon

Nearby Attractions

Montparnasse train station is located near many popular attractions of Paris such as:

  • The incredibly popular Musée Bourdelle art museum
  • Jardin Atlantique, which is a rooftop garden located on Gare Montparnasse’s rooftop, a popular tourist destination of Paris.
  • Most important of all, The Montparnasse Train Station is only three kilometres away from the Eiffel Tower.

The Montparnasse Train Station is perfect for all those who are or will plan on traveling to Paris, it is the perfect train station to travel regionally and within the city, that too via an incredibly cost-efficient medium!