What is transilien in Paris?

What is transilien in Paris?

Transilien (pronounced [tʁɑ̃siljɛ̃]) is the brand name given to the commuter rail network serving Île-de-France, the region surrounding and including the city of Paris. The name “Transilien” is a derivative of Francilien, the demonym for people living in Île-de-France.

How many RER lines does Paris have?

five RER
The five RER (Regional Express Network) lines serve the Paris region and cross Paris right through (with the exception of line E).

What is the RER in Paris France?

Réseau Express Régional
Réseau Express Régional, or RER, is a Regional Express Network rapid transit system serving the capital city of Paris and its suburbs in France. It is a combination of a modern metropolis centre underground railway and set of commuter rail lines.

How do you take RER?

Riding RER trains Insert your ticket into the slot with the magnetic side down. After you’ve gone through the turnstile, retrieve your ticket (which will be ejected by a slot on top of the divider). Keep the ticket with you, since you’ll need it to exit through the turnstiles at your destination.

What time is the last RER train?

The schedules and timetables of the Paris RER depend on the different lines. Here are a few examples of the first and last Paris RER trains to popular destinations: RER B, Charles de Gaulle – Gare du Nord: First train leaves at 4:56 am from Charles de Gaulle and the last train leaves at 11:56 pm.

Where does the RER A train from Paris go?

RER A – Paris Disneyland. In 40 minutes the RER A train travels from city centre Paris to Eurodisney at Marne La Vallée station. RER A trains leaving Chatelet Les Halles for Disney start at 5:20 in the morning and run every 10 to 30 minutes until the last train departs at 00:36 in the evening, every day of the week.

How many people use Transilien in a day?

Some 3.2 million passengers—1.5 times the city’s population—use Transilien every day to explore Paris or simply get around. We’re doing everything we can to make it easy.

Can a RER ticket be used beyond the zone limit?

Be careful with tickets & passes used on RER trains which are subject to fare zone limits and restrictions. Traveling with a ticket beyond its zone limit will prevent you from passing through exit turnstiles at your destination and worse, may earn you a 35€ fine from controllers that randomly check tickets.

What kind of tickets are on the RER A?

Fares for the RER A includes single use tickets known as Billet Ile-de-France, multi-use tickets and passes Paris Visite, Ticket Mobilis and Pass Navigo Decouverte. Be careful with tickets & passes used on RER trains which are subject to fare zone limits and restrictions.