Scooter Rental in Paris


Similar to the Vélib' bicycle-sharing scheme, Cityscoot lets you locate the nearest electric scooter via the smartphone app and sends you a code to unlock it. You're charged from the time you remove the helmet from …
Ferry in Paris


Batobus runs glassed-in trimarans that dock every 20 to 25 minutes at eight small piers along the Seine: Eiffel Tower, Musée d’Orsay, St-Germain des Prés, Notre Dame, Jardin des Plantes/Cité de la Mode et du Design,…
Airport in Paris

Aéroport d’Orly

Aéroport d’Orly is located 19km south of central Paris, but despite being closer to the centre than Aéroport de Charles de Gaulle, it's not as frequently used by international airlines and public-transport options a…
Bicycle Hire in Paris


Paris' bike-share scheme Vélib’ changed operators in 2018; check the website for the latest information. The scheme provides tens of thousands of bikes (of which 30% are electric) at around 1400 docking stations cit…
Scooter Hire in Latin Quarter


Scooter-rental prices include third-party insurance as well as helmets, locks, rain gear and gloves. A motorcycle licence is required for 125cc scooters but not for 50cc scooters, though you must be at least 23 year…
Scooter Hire in Paris

Left Bank Scooters

Rents out Vespa XLV scooters including insurance, helmet and wet-weather gear; scooters can be delivered to and collected from anywhere in Paris. You must be at least 20 years old and have a car or motorcycle licenc…
Train Station in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Gare de l’Est

Trains to/from Luxembourg, southern Germany (Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart) and points further east (including a weekly Moscow service); regular and TGV Est trains to areas of France east of Paris (Champagne, Alsace …
Funicular in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Funicular de Montmartre

This automated funicular railway shuttles up the steep hillside from place St-Pierre to the upper station at Sacré-Cœur in 90 seconds. A regular metro ticket/pass is valid.
Train Station in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Gare du Nord

Served by trains to/from the UK, Belgium, Germany (terminus of the high-speed Thalys trains to/from Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne and the Eurostar to London); trains to the northern suburbs of Paris and northern Fran…
Train Station in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

Gare Montparnasse

The terminus for trains from the southwest and west, including services from Brittany, the Loire, Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Spain and Portugal. Some of these services will eventually move to Gare d'Austerlitz (by 2020…