Paris Metro – Information, Map, Pass, Tickets & Timings

Paris Metro is a 226.9 km mass rapid transit system with 308 metro stations, 16 lines and 5 ticketing zones located in Paris, France. It is the 4th oldest metro system in Europe with easy station transfers to RER and tram lines.

The 2024 Paris Olympics will be held between Friday July 26, 2024 – Sunday August 11, 2024.

The Paris 2024 Pass is a new Paris public transport travel pass for the Paris Summer Olympics which can be used between July 20, 2024 – Sept 8 2024. The Paris 2024 pass can be used on certain mobile phones. The Paris 2024 pass will replace the Navigo Week Pass and Navigo Day Pass during the Paris Olympics. The Navigo Week Pass will not be sold during the Paris Olympics.

Paris Metro System Information

  • Local Native Name: Métropolitain de Paris
  • Owner: RATP (infrastructure) Île-de-France Mobilités (rolling stock)
  • Operator: RATP
  • Number of Lines: 16
  • Network Length: 226.9 km
  • Operational Stations: 308
  • Operations Began: July 19, 1900 
  • Rolling Stock Suppliers: Alstom, Brissonneau, Lotz, CIMT, Creusot-Loire, ANF-Industry, Jeumont-Schneider
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge (1,435 mm)

Buy Paris 2024 Pass Online

You can now buy the Olympics Paris 2024 pass online for home delivery. For countries where the Paris 2024 pass is available for delivery, please see the ‘How to Buy Paris 2024 Pass Online’ section at the bottom of the page.

Paris 2024 Pass Cost: 16€/day to 70€/week

The Paris 2024 Pass will cost 16€ for a single day, but the per-day price drops the more days you buy.  The Paris 2024 pass price drops to a minimum of 10€/day when buying 7-days or 14-days (i.e. 70€/week). 

The Paris 2024 pass is available as a paper coupon-like ticket only for the 1-day version. Paris 2024 pass durations ranging from 2 days to 7 days will need to be put onto a Navigo Easy card or on your Android mobile phone running one of the Paris transport apps.

If you’re buying the Paris 2024 Pass for more than 7-days but less than 14-days, then it will be put onto multiple Navigo Easy cards. The Navigo Easy card itself costs 2€. This fee can be avoided by using a Paris Transport mobile phone app to hold your Paris 2024 pass.


How to Buy Paris 2024 Pass Online

You can buy the Paris 2024 Pass online, shipped to your home from

The physical Paris 2024 Pass will be put onto a Navigo Easy card (additional 2€) and sent via tracked letter for home delivery.

When you receive your Paris 2024 Pass, it will be on a Navigo Easy card, which is Paris’ multi-use, reusable fare card for public transport.  If you buy more than 7 days of Paris 2024 Pass, you will receive more than one Navigo Easy card, but they won’t be labeled as to which card holds which amount of days of Paris 2024 Pass.  

Once a Paris 2024 Pass is validated (used to enter the Metro/RER/bus/tram) it will begin its validity period of however many days you ordered.

To see how many days of pass each card holds, install the IDF Mobilités app onto your Android phone or iPhone and use the app to read the Navigo Easy cards to show how many days of Paris 2024 Pass each card holds.   Once you know which card is which, you may wish to use a permanent marker or a sticker to mark/identify each card to remember which card to use first.  After that card is exhausted, begin using the next card.

Shipping & Delivery of Paris 2024 Pass Online

Delivery and shipment of the Paris 2024 Pass is available to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, China, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (excluding territories), Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, New -Zealand, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United States.

Paris Metro Lines (Operational Network)

Paris Metro Hours (Timetable)

The first train leaves each terminal station at 5:30 a.m. On some lines additional trains start from an intermediate station. The last train (referred to as “balai” or broom arrives at the terminus of each line at at 1:15 a.m

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