How To Get To Disneyland Resort Paris by Train

Travelling by train is a preferred by many as it is fast, reliable and convenient - and it's an option for the next trip to the Disneyland Resort Paris too thanks to it's location only 32 kilometres east of Paris.

Thanks to this guests can make use of the countless trains connecting all cities of Europe to Paris, which in turn is connected to DLRP by the RER for which an underground-station has been built. But it gets even better - at this station located between the Disney Village and the Disneyland Park the TGV (a French high speed train connecting DLRP to cities all over France and Europe) and some trains of Thalys (an european high speed train connecting Brussels, Amsterdam, Cologne, Geneve and Marseille among others with DLRP) and EuroStar (a British high speed train connecting London, Brussels, the French Alps and DLRP) also stop making the trip for their guests even easier...

Arriving on the station (whether in one of the high speed trains stopping right there or in a RER from Paris) it's only a short way up the stairs and guests stand right in front of the Fantasia Gardens - for guests of the Disney Hotels and the Val de France Hotels a free shuttle bus to the hotels and a luggage-transport is available with the exception of the Davy Crockett Ranch, which is only accessible by car (or taxi). Next to the train-station is also a station for the local bus-lines connecting the resort to most towns surrounding it. Guests arriving at the station with luggage and not staying in one of the resort hotels may want to store it at the luggage-service next to the guest relations at the right side of the entrance to the Disneyland Park or the Walt Disney Studios. Another luggage-storage is located inside the train station but the operation times of this service are not coordinated with the opening times of the parks.

If interested in travelling to Disneyland Paris by train you can find some information for each of the trains below - but to reserve a tickets (which is suggested, even so the trains book slower than planes heading for Paris) contact Disneyland Paris direct or your preferred travel agency.

By the way: the RER is also a preferable method of transportation for a tour of Paris from the resort. For an interactive map of the RER, metro and busses in the region, including a route-finder and price-information we suggest http://metro.ratp.fr/.

By national or international Train

From all over Europe trains connect all major cities to Paris. If none of the highspeed connections (TGV, EuroStar or Thalys) is available a "normal" train of the SNCF, the French railway operator, will take you right into Paris, where they stop at one of the following stations: "Gare de l'Est", "Gare du Nord", "Gare de Lyon", "Gare d'Austerlitz", "Gare Montparnasse", "Gare Saint-Lazare" or "Gare de Saint-Denize". No matter at which of these stations your train stops, guests heading for the Disneyland Resort Paris should leave the train and take the realy short walk to the adjoining metro-(RER-)station of the same name. From there follow the directions indicated for your station below:

Gare de l'Est: take the metro-line 4 direction "Porte d'Orléans" to the station "Les Halles" or "Chatelet". Both of them are connected by a walkway with the station "Chatelet-les-Halles", where you change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland".

Gare du Nord: take either the metro-line 4 direction "Porte d'Orléans", the RER-line B direction "Robinson" or "Saint-Rémy lès-Chevreuse" or take the RER-line D direction "Malesherbes" or "Melun". If you are on a RER-train exit at the station "Chatelet-les-Halles", where you change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland". If you are in a train of the metro-line 4 exit at the station "Les Halles" or "Chatelet". Both of them are connected by a walkway with the station "Chatelet-les-Halles" where you board the RER-line A.

Gare de Lyon: take the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parc Disneyland". You don't have to change trains at all.

Gare d'Austerlitz: take the metro-line 5 direction "Bobigny Pablo Picasso", exit at the station "Bastion" and take the metro-line 1 direction "Chateau de Vincennes" to the station "Gare de Lyon" where you can board the the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland".

Gare Montparnasse: take the metro-line 4 direction "Porte de Clignancourt" to the station "Les Halles" or "Chatelet". Both of them are connected by a walkway with the station "Chatelet-les-Halles", where you change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland". Instead of the metro-line 4 you may also take the metro-line 6 direction "Nation" to the station "Nation" where you can change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland" too.

Gare Saint-Lazare: take the metro-line 3 direction "Gallieni" to the station "Havre-Caumartin", which is connected by an underground-walkway with the station "Auber" where you can board the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland".

Gare Saint-Denis: take the RER-line D direction "Malesherbes" or "Melun" to the station "Chatelet-les-Halles", where you change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland".

No matter where you boarded the train, exit there RER at the station "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland" which is located at the plaza between the Disneyland Hotel, the Walt Disney Studios and the Disney Village.

Tickets for the RER are available at automated ticket machines and from the station clerks. If you plan to return to Paris in the following days with the RER or if you stay at a hotel outside the resort connected by RER or bus you should take a look at the special tickets available too e.g. the "Paris Visite" which is valid for several days on all RER-lines, busses, the metro and the trains of SNCF in the region and includes special offers for museums and landmarks of Paris. Information on these offers are available from the tourist-office on the plaza in front of the station at the resort too.

With the RER from or to Paris

No matter whether Paris is just a stop on your way to the Disneyland Resort Paris, you stay in Paris and want to visit the Disneyland Resort Paris or wether you stay in one of the Disney Hotels and plan a daytrip to Paris - the RER is, if you want to discover the city on your own, a preferable method of getting into and out of Paris as it offers a cheap and fast connection (from the centre of the city to DLRP approximately 40 minutes). It also bypasses the frequent traffic jams and runs on a regular schedule till late in the night...

The resort is connected to Paris by the RER-line A departing from the station "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland" which is located at the plaza between the Disneyland Hotel, the Walt Disney Studios and the Disney Village, next to the bus-station for the hotel-shuttle-bus and local bus-lines. You can board it (and step off it) at several stations in the city centre (as suggested in the directions for guests arriving by train in Paris above), so there is no need to change to another line in most cases. To get price-informations and learn at which station to exit to reach a specific place in Paris please visit http://metro.ratp.fr/ - the central hub along the route of the RER-line A is the station "Chatelet-les-Halles". When returning to DlRP after your visit to Paris be sure to board the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland".

Tickets for the RER are available at automated ticket machines and from the station clerks. If you plan to return to Paris in the following days with the RER take a look at the special tickets available too e.g. the "Paris Visite" which is valid for several days on all RER-lines, busses, the metro and the trains of SNCF in the region and includes special offers for museums and landmarks of Paris. Information on these offers are available from the tourist-office on the plaza in front of the station at the resort too.

On the TGV

The French highspeed train TGV is offering a high-class, high-speed way of travel from most major cities of France and some european destinations to the Disneyland Resort Paris as the hub of the TGV for Paris is located right in the resort at the station "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland" which is located at the plaza between the Disneyland Hotel, the Walt Disney Studios and the Disney Village. So guests on board of the TGV-trains don't need to bother how to get out of Paris to DLRP and which RER-line to take, as they just step off the train, go one flight of stairs up and are right in the heart of the magic.

Guests of the Disney Hotels and the Val de France Hotels can also take advantage of a free shuttle bus to the hotels and luggage-transport with the exception of the Davy Crockett Ranch, which is only accessible by car (or taxi). Next to the train-station is also a station for the local bus-lines connecting the resort to most towns surrounding it.

Please note that special (more expansive) tickets are needed for the TGV-train and an advance-reservation is strongly suggested.

On the EuroStar

From London Waterloo to the Disneyland Resort Paris in just three hours - this is the service the British highspeed train EuroStar is offering (a service from Brussels and the French Alps is also available). That is if you book a seat on one of the EuroStar-trains going directly to the station in the resort, which are available only on selected days of the week depending on the season (a timetable and online booking is available at http://www.eurostar.com/). A daily service all troughout the year is available to and from "Gare du Nord" in Paris.

If you are traveldate allows you to take the EuroStar directly to the Disneyland Resort Paris this makes the journey even more relaxing than it is already. Especially if you are a guest of one of the Disney Hotels or Val de France Hotels and booked the tickets for the EuroStar together with the hotel-package - in this case your children will receive DLRP-welcome-packages in the train and at the station "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland" not only the usual free hotel shutle buses and luggage service is available but also a special check-in-facility where you can get your themepark-passports without proceeding to the hotel first. Plus: Disney characters will greet you in the station!

If no direct connection is available on the day of your arrival you have to step off the EuroStar at "Gare du Nord" in Paris. From there take either the metro-line 4 direction "Porte d'Orléans", the RER-line B direction "Robinson" or "Saint-Rémy lès-Chevreuse" or take the RER-line D direction "Malesherbes" or "Melun". If you are on a RER-train exit at the station "Chatelet-les-Halles", where you change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland". If you are in a train of the metro-line 4 exit at the station "Les Halles" or "Chatelet". Both of them are connected by a walkway with the station "Chatelet-les-Halles" where you board the RER-line A.

No matter which of the two options is available to you - please keep in mind that the EuroStar is offering tickets only in advance but not on the spot and a check-in before departure is a precondition as usual for planes.

On the Thalys

If you choose to take a Thalys heading for Paris you have to step off at "Gare du Nord" in Paris. From there take either the metro-line 4 direction "Porte d'Orléans", the RER-line B direction "Robinson" or "Saint-Rémy lès-Chevreuse" or take the RER-line D direction "Malesherbes" or "Melun". If you are on a RER-train exit at the station "Chatelet-les-Halles", where you change onto the RER-line A direction "Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy Parcs Disneyland". If you are in a train of the metro-line 4 exit at the station "Les Halles" or "Chatelet". Both of them are connected by a walkway with the station "Chatelet-les-Halles" where you board the RER-line A.

More specific information about prices, schedules and the special service for DLP-guests are available at the official Thalys-website. Also for the Thalys an advance-reservation is strongly recommended.