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Best Way To Get To The Conciergerie

Where is the Conciergerie Located?

Getting to the Conciergerie by Public Transportation

By Metro
By RER
By Bus

Best For: Avoiding road traffic
Travel time: 8 minutes (From Gare de l'Est)
Nearest station: Cité (95 m from Conciergerie)
Timing: The metro runs all day, with the Line 4 metro running every 3 minutes. Tickets cost €2.10.

  • The Cité station is the closest metro station. The Conciergerie is only a quick 1-minute walk away from the station.
  • Saint-Michel Notre-Dame station (2-minute walk) and Pont Neuf station (9-minute walk) are the other closest stations to the Conciergerie. 
  • You can take either metro lines 4 or 7 to get to the Pont Neuf station.

Best for: Budget travel
Travel time: 5 minutes (From Gare du Nord)
Nearest station: Saint-Michel Notre-Dame (130 m from Conciergerie)
Timings: The RER trains run all day, with trains available every 6 minutes. Tickets cost €1.

  • Take the RER line B at the Gare du Nord station and get down at the Saint-Michel Notre-Dame station. The Conciergerie is less than 2 minutes away from the station.
  • Alternatively, you can also take the RER line C from the Austerlitz station. RERs are available every 7 minutes.

Best for: Accessibility
Travel time: 14 minutes (From Porte Saint-Martin)
Nearest stop: Cité - Palais de Justice (48 m from Conciergerie)
Timings: Buses run all day, with a bus running every 7 minutes. Tickets cost €2.50.

  • You can hop on bus line 38 from Porte Saint-Martin. The Cité - Palais de Justice bus stop is just across the street from the Conciergerie.
  • You can also board buses 21, 24, 27, 58, 81, 85, or 96 to get to the Conciergerie by bus.

Getting to Conciergerie by Private Transportation

Driving to Conciergerie

Car or cycle

Best for: Convenience
Travel time: 18-20 minutes (from Paris city center)
Distance: Approximately 2.5 km

  • Take Rue Saint-Martin to get to Rue de la Coutellerie. Continue on the road to get to Pont Notre Dame. Take Rue de la Cité and turn right to Quai du Marché Neuf - Maurice Grimaud and again onto Bd du Palais.
  • It will take you roughly 18-20 minutes to cover the 2.5 km distance by car and 11 minutes by bike.
Conciergerie Parking

Parking Facilities

The Conciergerie is located in a paid parking zone. If you're driving down to see the Conciergerie, it is recommended that you avail one of the many paid parking facilities nearby, which are often cheaper than the street parking rates.

These are the closest paid parking facilities nearby:

  1. Indigo Paris Lutèce on Bd du Palais.
  2. Indigo Paris Harlay Pont Neuf on Quai des Orfèvres.
  3. Indigo Paris Place Saint-Michel on Rue Francisque Gay.  
  4. Saemes Hôtel de Ville on Quai de Gesvres.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Directions to the Conciergerie in Paris

Where is the Conciergerie located?

The Conciergerie is located on 2 Bd du Palais, 75001 Paris, France in Île de la Cité, a small island on the Seine River.

What city is the Conciergerie in?

The Conciergerie is located at the heart of Paris, in Île de la Cité, a small island on the Seine River.

What are the different ways to reach the Conciergerie?

You can take the Metro, RER, bus, car, bike, or walk depending on where you're starting from. The most convenient is the metro and RER services because of train frequency and cheap tickets.

How do I get to the Conciergerie by metro?

To get to the Conciergerie, you can take lines 4 or 7 from Gare de l'Est. The closest stop is Cité which is a minute away by foot, but you can also opt to stop at either Saint Michel or Pont Neuf stations.

Which is the closest metro station to the Conciergerie?

The nearest station to the Conciergerie Bridge is Cité station which is a 1-minute walk away.

How do I get to the Conciergerie by RER?

To get to the Conciergerie by RER, take line B at the Gare du Nord station and get down at the Saint-Michel Notre-Dame station. The Conciergerie is less than 2 minutes away from the station. Alternatively, you can also take the RER line C from the Austerlitz station.

What is the closest RER station to the Conciergerie in Paris?

The Saint-Michel Notre-Dame station is the closest to the Conciergerie and is less than 2 minutes away by foot.

How do I get to the Conciergerie by bus?

You can hop on bus line 38 from Porte Saint-Martin and get down at the Cité - Palais de Justice bus stop which is just across the street from the Conciergerie. Bus lines 21, 24, 27, 58, 81, 85, and 96 also stop by the Conciergerie.

Which is the closest bus stop to the Conciergerie?

Cité - Palais de Justice bus stop is just across the street from the Conciergerie and is less than a minute's walk away.

Is parking available at the Conciergerie?

No, but you can avail the many paid parking services available nearby.

How do I get to the Conciergerie by car?

Take Rue Saint-Martin to get to Rue de la Coutellerie. Continue on the road to get to Pont Notre Dame. From there, take Rue de la Cité and turn right to Quai du Marché Neuf - Maurice Grimaud and again onto Bd du Palais.

Can I walk to the Conciergerie?

Yes, the Conciergerie is a short and scenic walk from several other attractions including Saint-Chapelle and the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Can I cycle to the Conciergerie?

Yes, you can cycle to the Conciergerie. You can take Rue Saint-Martin to get to Rue de la Coutellerie. Continue on the road to get to Pont Notre Dame. From there, take Rue de la Cité and turn right to Quai du Marché Neuf - Maurice Grimaud and again onto Bd du Palais.

What is the easiest way to reach the Conciergerie in Paris?

The easiest way to the Conciergerie is by metro. The nearest station is Cité station. However, you can also look for connections to Saint Michel or Pont Neuf stations. Both lines 4 and 7 will get you to the Conciergerie via metro.