For many visitors, the Gare du Nord Eurostar Station will be their first port of call upon arriving in Paris. The historic 19th century station is an important Parisian landmark in and of itself, and today connects the French capital to the rest of Northern France, Belgium (Brussels Midi), the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.
The Gare du Nord (meaning Northern Station) is one of the six large terminus railway stations of the SNCF’s main line network in Paris France. It offers connections with several urban transportation lines (Paris Metro and RER) By number of travellers (around 180 million per year), it is the busiest SNCF station, and probably the third busiest train station in the world.
Whether you’re headed to Paris for a romantic weekend getaway, or following your favourite sports team on an away game at the Parc des Princes PSG, picking a budget friendly hotel near Gare du Nord makes perfect sense.
Gare du Nord station serves an important transport hub for Paris and much of northern France. International train services arrive into the station daily, connecting the French capital with the rest of Western Europe. High speed trains travel towards Brussels Midi, Antwerp Centraal, Rotterdam, The Hague and Amsterdam Central St. (Thalys) and towards London (eurostar). There is a direct metroline (4 Porte d’Orleans) towards Gare Montparnasse.
The newly refurbished Eurostar Paris terminal is located on the first floor of the Gare du Nord station in central Paris. The station was originally built in 1846 and was rebuilt three times because of increasing travel. In 1864 the new and larger station was fully functional.
Paris Gare du Nord Station
Where to Stay ?
If you’re only in town for a couple of nights, the last thing you want to do is waste time tracing back and forth across a new city in search of accommodation.
Visitors won’t have to stray far for great deals on affordable accommodation in the historic city, with cheap hotels near Eurostar Paris and room rates on offer all year-round.
Perfect for staying close to the heart of it all, Gare du Nord offers convenient metro connections to points of interest and iconic landmarks across the city. For visitors staying in hotels further afield, the Parisian metro system and public transport network offers easy links to destinations across the city and beyond.
From the station you can easily travel out to one of the cheap Disneyland Resort hotels and bed and breakfast near Disneyland by RER train.
Make the most of every minute in Paris, and enjoy a short walk back to the Eurostar terminal once it’s time to head home. Off to see more of Europe? You’ll find regular connections to major cities across France and the rest of the continent, departing every day of the week.