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Paris metro line 8



Paris metro line 8 map

Metro Paris Line 8 Map
Metro Paris Line 8 Map (Source ratp.fr)

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.

If you plan to use the metro and RER more than once a day, it might be a better idea to buy The Paris Pass. You will have unlimited access to the bus, metro and RER network within Paris. The Paris Pass also includes entrance to the Louvre Museum, the Palace of Versailles, the Arc de Triomphe and many other monuments and attractions in Paris.

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Paris Metro 8

Line 8 of the parisian metro links the southwest of Paris and the city of Créteil in the southeast suburbs of the French capital, through Concorde square and the National Opera.
Inaugurated in 1913, it is one of the longest metro lines in Paris, and the one which serves the most stations, with 38. Around 100,000,000 passengers use Paris metro 8 every year.

Tourist attractions on Paris metro line 8

Line 8 of the metro of Paris serves many important tourist sites in Paris. The Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Élysées avenue are also located not far away from it.

  • The palace of Invalides, where Napoléon is buried, is served by metro station Invalides. It also houses the Army Museum.
  • Place de la Concorde square is located down on the Champs-Élysées avenue. You can visit it at Concorde metro station.
  • The Paris Opera is also located on Paris metro 8, station is named Opéra. Classical operas and ballets are played there every week.
  • The symbol of the French revolution, Place de la Bastille square, where the Bastille jail was standing, is served by metro station Bastille.

Paris metro line 8 stations

In addition to the tourist sites listed above, Paris metro 8 also serves other major metro stations and has very good connections to other metro and RER lines.

  • Invalides metro station is located next to the palace of Invalides, where Napoléon is resting, and the National Museum of the French Army.
  • Concorde station stands on Place de la Concorde square, at the bottom of the Champs-Élysées avenue, that you can then walk up.
  • Opéra metro station is located just in front of the Opera of Paris, and is connected by tunnels to Auber metro and RER station.
  • Place de la République, which is the biggest square of Paris and meeting point of all major parisian street protests, is located next to République station.
  • Place de la Bastille square, where the Bastille prison was located until the revolution, is served by Bastille metro station.

Paris metro line 8 is connected to the following metro lines

Paris metro line 8 timetable

Paris metro 8 runs every day of the week including saturdays and sundays. It runs every 2 to 7 minutes on weekdays, and every 4 to 8 minutes on weekends.

The first metro leaves stations Balard and Pointe du Lac at 5:30 in both directions every day, including weekends.
The last metro leaves stations Balard and Pointe du Lac in both directions at 0:24 every day during the week, and at 1:24 on saturdays and sundays.

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