Bastille Day, July 14, 2019 in Paris: public transportations

Published by My B. · Published on 13 July 2019 at 19h30
Nothing ever changes on Bastille Day: public transportations drive us crazy! You cannot use your car because of traffic jam, but the RATP thinks about everything and multiplies metros!

To make the most of Paris firework, without running the risk of missing the last metro. The last trains will reach their terminus at 2:15 a.m. on Sunday July 14, 2019.

Stations closed from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.:

  • Tuileries: closed
  • Concorde: closed but connection ensured
  • Champs-Elysées Clémenceau: eventually closed by order of the public order management and the traffic 
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: Avenue des Champs-Elysées access only
  • George V: Odd-side access only
  • Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile: Avenue access only

7 p.m. – end-of-service:

  • Passy: closed
  • Dupleix: closed
  • Ecole Militaire: closed
  • Bir-Hakeim: closed
  • La Motte Picquet-Grenelle: Suffren and Pondichery access closed
  • Trocadéro: Paul Doumer, Palais de Chaillot and Avenue Mendel access closed
  • Iéna: closed at 9 p.m.

To attend the firework let off from the Eiffel Tower, you will have to use the Pont de l’Alma station and the Ecole Militaire station. We recommend you:

  • Line 8: La Motte Piquet, La Tour Maubourg, Invalides
  • Line 6: Cambronne
  • Line 10: Emile Zola, La Motte Piquet, Ségur
  • Line 13: St François Xavier, Varenne, Invalides
Careful, about Vélib', you should know that the stations set near the Champs de Mars are empty and inaccessibke.

To know what to do in Paris on Bastille day, check our other guides:

Practical information

Opening Time
On 14 July 2019


    Recommended age
    For all

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