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Paris RER

Paris RER signThe Paris RER (or Réseau Express Régional) is the Paris commuter rail system connecting central Paris with the suburbs.  

Many tourists who use the Métro are not familiar with the Paris RER.  However, the Paris RER is easy to use and we have found that there are at least three instances in which it can be useful to Paris tourists.

First, a little general information about the Paris RER.

The Paris RER, like the Métro, runs from about 5:30 am to about 1:00 am, but you must carefully note the time of the last trains at the stations you intend to use.

Paris RER sign Paris RER Map