Gare Saint-Lazare – The Second Busiest Paris Train Station

Intercity Trains to Normandy Leave from Gare Saint-Lazare, the Second Busiest Train Station:

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Paris Saint-Lazare

For train travel to Rouen, Le Havre, Dieppe, Caen and Cherbourg, Gare Saint-Lazare is the station for you. Gare Saint-Lazare is the terminus for the long distance intercity trains that travel to and from Normandy. The regional Transilien trains to the west and south-western suburbs of Paris also use this station.

Gare Saint-Lazare

There are six terminus railway stations in Paris and Gare Saint-Lazare is the second busiest station after Gare du Nord.  Each day some 450,000 passengers travel through Gare Saint-Lazare, totalling over 100 million passengers transitting through the station each year.  This makes St-Lazare one of the busiest train stations in Europe.

There are 27 platforms serving west and south-western suburban destinations in Paris and the cities in the Normandy region. It serves the Paris-Le Havre line as well as train routes to Dieppe, Cherbourg, Caen or Rouen.  If you are travelling to Normandy, this is the station you’ll need to get to.

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Paris Saint-Lazare

Intercity routes (www.intercites.sncf.com)

  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Vernon – Rouen-Rive-Droite – Le Havre
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Évreux-Normandie – Lisieux – Caen – Cherbourg
  • Paris Saint Lazare – Évreux-Normandie – Lisieux – Trouville-Deauville
  • Paris Saint Lazare – Rouen-Rive-Droite – Dieppe

Regional routes with Transilien (www.transilien.com)

  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Conflans – Gisors
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Conflans – Mantes-la-Jolie
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Poissy – Mantes-la-Jolie – Vernon
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Ermont-Eaubonne
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Cergy-le-Haut
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche
  • Paris Saint-Lazare – Versailles-Rive-Droite

Facilities

Gare St-Lazare has its own post office and there is a police station at the station as well.  Other facilities at Gare Saint-Lazare include ATM machines, cafes, baggage and lost property service, currency exchange, photo booths, public phones and a WiFi hotspot.

The nearest tourist offices are at Gare du Nord or near Pyramides Metro station (line 14 from Gare Saint-Lazare). The station is about 3 km (over 2 miles ) west from Gare du Nord.

See more photos of Gare Saint-Lazare Here.

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St-Lazare Shopping Center

Shopping

Gare St-Lazare has a very nice and modern shopping center where you can shop for clocks, footwear, gifts, jewellery, ready-to-wear clothing, food and services such as car rentals and money change.

Hotels near Gare Saint-Lazare

For hotels near Gare Saint-Lazare, you couldn’t get closer than the Concorde Opéra Paris, a luxurious hotel just 80 metres from the station and the Londres et New York Hotel across from the station.  For all other hotels in Paris, see Here.

Address:
Paris St Lazare station
13, Rue d’ Amsterdam
75008 Paris

Operational Hours:
05:00 – 01:15 Daily

How to Get there:

On Foot –    Central Paris is a 20 minute walk south from the station.
By Metro – Gare Saint-Lazare is on Metro lines 3, 12, 13 and 14.
RER line E – To get here from Gare du Nord i.e. if you are connecting from Eurostar or Charles de Gaulle Airport catch the RER Line E.
By Bus – Bus 26 runs between Gare du Nord and Gare St Lazare in around 25 minutes.

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