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Paris metro line 12



Paris metro line 12 map

Paris metro line 12 map
Paris metro line 12 map

Ticket price

The price of a metro ticket is 1,90€. T-ticket is valid for 1 journey between 2 stations only, you cannot use it again after exiting the metro of Paris. You can find more details on the website of RATP.

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Paris Metro 12

Line 12 of the parisian metro links the northern and southern suburbs of Paris, through the city center. It serves the neighbourhoods of Pigalle and Montmartre, Concorde square at the bottom of the Champs-Élysées avenue, and 2 of the biggest train stations in Paris, Saint-Lazare and Montparnasse.
Inaugurated in 1910, it is one of the first metro lines to serve the suburbs of Paris in 1934. 85,000,000 passengers use Paris metro 12 every year.

Tourist attractions on Paris metro line 12

Paris metro 12 serves many different major tourist sites, monuments, museums, neighbourhoods and the Champs-Élysées avenue.

  • The famous artistic neighbourhood of Montmartre, where artists like Van Gogh and Picasso were living, is served by station Abbesses.
  • Pigalle neighbourhood, where you can visit the well-known Moulin Rouge cabaret, is located at Pigalle station.
  • Place de la Concorde square, which stands at the bottom of the Champs-Élysées avenue, is served by station Concorde.
  • Orsay Museum, which offers paintings of impressionist artists such as Monet, Renoir or Van Gogh, is located at Solférino metro station.

Paris metro line 12 stations

Line 12 of the metro of Paris has many different utilities. In addition to the major tourist sites listed above, line 12 also serves 2 major train stations and offers good connections to other metro and RER lines.

  • Abbesses metro station serves the artist neighbourhood of Montmartre, where the movie Amelie from Montmartre takes place.
  • Saint-Lazare is connected to Saint Lazare train station, where you can take a train to the northwest of France, to Normandy in particular.
  • Concorde is located at Place de la Concorde square, which stands at the bottom of the Champs-Élysées avenue. You can therefore walk it up to the Arc de Triomphe.
  • Montparnasse – Bienvenüe is connected to Montparnasse train station, where you can take a train to the west of France, to Britanny and the Mont Saint-Michel for example.
  • Porte de Versailles station serves the biggest exhibition ground of Paris, where the Paris Motor Show takes place every 2 years.

Paris metro line 12 serves different important transportation sites

  • Train station Saint Lazare is served by the metro station of the same name. You can take there a train to Normandy.
  • Gare Montparnasse train station is located at Montparnasse – Bienvenüe metro station. You can travel there to the west of France.

Paris metro line 12 is connected to the following metro lines

Paris metro line 12 timetable

Paris metro 12 runs every day of the week including saturdays and sundays. It runs every 2 to 7 minutes on weekdays, and every 4 to 9 minutes on weekends.

The first metro leaves stations Aubervilliers – Front Populaire and Mairie d’Issy at 5:30 in both directions every day, including weekends.
The last metro leaves stations Aubervilliers – Front Populaire and Mairie d’Issy in both directions at 0:37 every day during the week, and at 1:37 on saturdays and sundays.

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