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There are 5 ways to get from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 1 subway, line 13 subway

  1. Take the line 1 subway from La Défense to Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau
  2. Take the line 13 subway from Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau to Montparnasse-Bienvenue

4 alternative options

Train, line 13 subway

  1. Take the train from La Defense to Paris Saint-Lazare
  2. Take the line 13 subway from Saint-Lazare to Montparnasse-Bienvenue

Line 95 bus

  1. Take the line 95 bus from Auber to Gare Montparnasse

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse

Drive

  1. Drive from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse

La Défense to Gare Montparnasse by subway

The subway journey time between La Défense and Gare Montparnasse is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 9 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest subway normally takes 22 min. Operated by Paris Metro, the La Défense to Gare Montparnasse subway service departs from La Défense and arrives in Montparnasse-Bienvenue. Typically 3018 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average subway journey times

Time on subway:
19 min
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
24 min

Subway route information

Fastest subway time:
22 min
Subway distance:
9 km
Subways per week:
3018
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Défense to Gare Montparnasse subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse is to line 1 subway and line 13 subway which costs €2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse is to taxi which costs €30 - €40 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse. However, there are services departing from La Défense and arriving at Montparnasse-Bienvenue via Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between La Défense and Gare Montparnasse is 8 km. The road distance is 16.4 km.

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The best way to get from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse without a car is to line 1 subway and line 13 subway which takes 21 min and costs €2.

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It takes approximately 21 min to get from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse, including transfers.

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La Défense to Gare Montparnasse train services, operated by Paris Metro, depart from La Défense station.

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La Défense to Gare Montparnasse train services, operated by Paris Metro, arrive at Montparnasse-Bienvenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Défense to Gare Montparnasse is 16 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse.

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Map of how to get from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse.
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  • Distance: 8.2 km
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between La Défense, Île-de-France, France and Gare Montparnasse, Île-de-France, France?

You can take a vehicle from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse via Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau in around 21 min. Alternatively, Bus RATP operates a bus from Auber to Gare Montparnasse every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Paris Metro
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Subway from La Défense to Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RATP Paris
Subway from Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau to Montparnasse-Bienvenue
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€0
Website
RATP Paris
Subway from Saint-Lazare to Montparnasse-Bienvenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RATP Paris
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from La Defense to Paris Saint-Lazare
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Transilien
Bus operators
Bus RATP
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Bus from Auber to Gare Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
ratp.fr
Other operators
Taxi from La Défense to Gare Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Taxis G7
Phone
+33 1 41 27 66 99
Website
g7.fr
Taxi in Paris
Phone
+33 9 77217272
Website
taxiinparis.fr
Grey Shuttle
Phone
+33 673 876 840
Website
greyshuttle.com

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