From Metro to Marathon: Transportation Tips for The Paris Olympics

Napisane przez Nikhitha Kumar

kwiecień 17, 2024

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Millions of people are expected to visit Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games from 26 July to 11 August and 28 August to 8 September. Are you also gearing up to witness the games this year and looking for a perfect travel guide? Consider it done, we’ve got it covered. Here’s all you need to know about transportation for the ultimate Paris Olympics experience. 

There are multiple options to travel around Paris- bicycles, buses, metro, train or by foot. Regarding transportation between venues, organizers plan to expand public transport availability during the Olympics. Plans include expanding capacity and introducing shuttle buses between the less accessible competition venues—details are yet to be finalized.

Sitata provides you with a list of the venues and the nearest available transportation options: 

Paris metro guide during the Olympics

GRAND PARIS ZONE

  1. Yves-du-Manoir Stadium

Olympic game: Field hockey

Metro Stop: Colombes (J Train), Robert Schuman Bus Stop (Bus 164)

  1. Stade de France

Olympic games: Rugby Sevens, Athletics (track and field), Closing Ceremony

Paralympic games: Athletics (Track and Field), Closing Ceremony

Metro Stop: Saint-Dennis Porte de Paris (Line 13), Stade de France (RER D) 

  1. Paris La Défense Arena

Olympic games: Aquatics (swimming, water polo finals)

Paralympic game: Swimming

Metro Stop: Nanterre-Prefecture (RER A)

  1. Porte de La Chapelle Arena

Olympic games: Badminton, Gymnastics (rhythmic)

Paralympic games: Badminton, Powerlifting

Metro Stop: Porte de la Chapelle (Line 12)

  1. Paris Aquatic Centre

Olympic games: Aquatics (water polo preliminaries, diving, artistic swimming)

Metro Stop: Saint-Dennis Porte de Paris (Line 13), Stade de France (RER D) 

Paris olympics Sports activities and respective metro routes
  1. Le Bourget Climbing Venue

Olympic games: Sport climbing

Metro Stop: Le Bourget (RER B)

  1. Arena Paris Nord

Olympic games: Boxing (preliminaries, quarterfinals), Modern pentathlon (fencing rounds)

Paralympic games: Sitting volleyball

Metro Stop: Parc des Expositions (RER B)

PARIS CENTRE ZONE

  1. Parc des Princes

Olympic games: Football (preliminaries and finals)

Metro Stop: Porte de Saint-Cloud (Line 9)

  1. Stade Roland Garros

Olympic games: Tennis, Boxing (finals)

Paralympic games: Wheelchair Tennis

Metro Stop: Porte d’Auteuil (Line 10)

paris metro guide during olympics
  1. South Paris Arena

Olympic games: Volleyball, Table Tennis, Handball (preliminaries), Weightlifting

Paralympic games: Boccia, Table tennis, Goalball

Metro Stop: Porte de Versailles (Line 12)

  1. Bercy Arena

Olympic games: Gymnastics (artistic and trampoline), Basketball (finals)

Paralympic games: Wheelchair Basketball

Metro Stop: Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne (Lines 6, 14)

  1. Grand Palais

Olympic games: Fencing, Taekwondo

Paralympic games: Taekwondo, Wheelchair Fencing

Metro Stop: Champs-Elysees-Clemenceau (Lines 1, 13)

  1. Place de la Concorde

Olympic games: Basketball (3×3), Breakdancing, Cycling (BMX freestyle), Skateboarding

Metro Stop: Concorde (Lines 1, 8, 12)

Sports activities and respective metro routes, basketball
  1. Hôtel de Ville

Olympic games: Athletics (marathon start)

Metro Stop: Hotel de Ville (Lines 1, 11)

  1. Pont Alexandre III

Olympic games: Aquatics (marathon swimming), Triathlon, Cycling (time trial finish)

Paralympic games: Triathlon

Metro Stop: Invalides (Lines 8, 13, RER C)

  1. Trocadéro (Pont d’Iéna)

Olympic games: Athletics (race walk), Cycling (road race)

Metro Stops: Champs de Mars (RER C), Bir-Hakeim (Line 6)

  1. Eiffel Tower Stadium (Champ de Mars)

Olympic games: Beach Volleyball

Paralympic games: Football 5-a-side

Metro Stops: Champs de Mars (RER C), Bir-Hakeim (Line 6)

paris metro guide during olympics, beach vollyball
  1. Grand Palais Éphémère

Olympic games: Judo, Wrestling

Paralympic games: Judo, Wheelchair Rugby

Metro Stops: Invalides (Lines 8, 13, RER C), La Tour-Maubourg (Line 8)

  1. Les Invalides

Olympic games: Archery, Athletics (marathon finish), Cycling (time trial start)

Paralympic games: Archery, Para marathon (finish)

Metro Stops: Invalides (Lines 8, 13, RER C), La Tour-Maubourg (Line 8)

VERSAILLES ZONE

  1. Gardens of the Palace of Versailles

Olympic games: Equestrian, Modern pentathlon (excluding fencing rounds)

Paralympic games: Para equestrian (Dressage)

Metro Stop: Versailles Chateau Rive Gauche (RER C), Versailles-Chantiers (TER)

  1. Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

Olympic games: Cycling (track), Cycling (BMX racing)

Paralympic games: Cycling (Track)

Metro Stop: Saint-Quentin en Yvelines Train Station (RER C)

  1. Le Golf National

Olympic games: Golf

Metro Stop: Bus Stop Villaroy Sud (39-12, 441, 466)

  1. Élancourt Hill

Olympic games: Cycling (Mountain biking)

Metro Stop: Bus Stop Marcel Cerdan (418, M)

OUTLYING VENUES

  1. National Olympic Nautical Stadium of Île-de-France (Vaires-sur-Marne)

Olympic games: Rowing, Canoe-Kayak (slalom, sprint)

Paralympic games: Para Canoe, Para Rowing

Metro Stop: Vaires-Torcy (RER E, Train P)

para rowing in paris olympics location and metro route
  1. Pierre Mauroy Stadium (Lille)

Olympic games: Basketball (preliminaries), Handball (finals)

Nearest Train Station: Lille Flanders

Nearest Airports: Lille Lesquin, Charleroi, and Brussels

  1. Stade de la Beaujoire (Nantes)

Olympic games: Football (6 preliminaries, quarterfinals, men’s 3rd place)

Nearest Train Station: Gare de Nantes

Nearest Airport: Nantes Airport

  1. National Shooting Centre (Châteauroux)

Olympic games: Shooting

Paralympic games: Shooting

Nearest Airport: Airport Chateauroux Centre 

  1. Stade Matmut Atlantique (Bordeaux)

Olympic games: Football (6 preliminaries, quarter-finals)

Nearest Train Station: Gare St Jean

Nearest Airport: Bordeaux Airport

football ; List of  Nearest airport, Metro and train station to all sports; olympic games paris
  1. Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon)

Olympic games: Football (6 preliminaries, quarterfinals, men’s and women’s semi-final, women’s 3rd place match)

Nearest Train Station: Lyon Part Dieu

Nearest Airport: Lyon Airport Saint-Exupery

  1. Stade Geoffroy-Guichard (Saint-Étienne)

Olympic games: Football (6 preliminaries)

Nearest Train Station: Gare de Saint-Etienne Chateaucreux 

Nearest Airport: Lyon Airport Saint-Exupery

  1. Allianz Riviera (Nice)

Olympic games: Football (6 preliminaries)

Nearest Train Station: Nice Ville

Nearest Airport: Nice Cote d’Azur Airport

  1. Stade Vélodrome (Marseille)

Olympic games: Football (6 preliminaries, quarterfinals, women’s and men’s semi-final)

Nearest Train Station: Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles

Nearest Airport: Marseille Provence Airport

  1. Old Port of Marseille (Marseille)

Olympic game: Sailing

Nearest Train Station: Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles

Nearest Airport: Marseille Provence Airport

sailing in olympics games paris
  1. Taiarapu-Ouest (Tahiti)

Olympic Game: Surfing

Nearest Airport: Faa’a International Airport

There’s always something new to enjoy and experience in the City of Lights, no matter how many times you visit Paris! To get the most out of your travel experience, make your hotel and travel reservations in advance to minimize the inconvenience caused due to the last-minute travel rush.

For information about travel protection, assistance, and insurance for you or your business, check out Sitata’s comprehensive plans. When you travel with Sitata, you travel worry-free.

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