Address9-11 Place du Colonel Fabien
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Gare du Nord15 mins walk
Gare de l’Est15 mins walk
Sacré-Cœur30 mins walk
Parc des Buttes-Chaumont20 mins walk
Located in the upcoming district 10th arrondissement, Generator Paris is just a 15 minute walk from major stations Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est. In case you need a little help finding us here are some hints and a walking guide you can download.
From the airport
By taxi – If you’re feeling a little tired you can take a Taxi for about €40.
By train – You can also take the RER B to Gare du Nord station. Trains run every 6 to 15 minutes and the journey will be about 30 minutes. A one way ticket is €9.75.
By bus – If you prefer taking a bus, hop on bus 350 to Gare de l’Est. Generator Paris is a 15 minute walk from here. To rest your feet you can change to metro line 7 (towards La Courneuve) and exit at Louis Blanc. From here it is only an 8 minute walk to Generator Paris.
From major train stations
Gare du Nord – If you arrive at Gare du Nord Generator Paris is a 15/20 minutes walk away. Should you choose to get a taxi, make sure you’re only be paying the minimum fare of €6.86, as the hostel is close to the station. Alternatively you can catch metro line 2 at La Chapelle through the station corridors and exit at Colonel Fabien station.
Gare de l’Est – From Gare de l’Est station you can walk to Generator Paris in 15 minutes. Or you can take a taxi for the minimum fare of approximately €6.86.
Gare de Lyon – Gare de Lyon is a €10 taxi ride away from Generator Paris. You can also take the RER A (towards Marne-la-Vallée) or metro line 1 (towards Château de Vincennes) and exit at Nation. Then hop on line 2 (towards Porte Dauphine) and exit at Colonel Fabien.
Gare Montparnasse – If you arrive at Gare Montparnasse a taxi ride to the hostel will be approx. 15€. Alternatively take line 4 (towards Porte de Clignancourt) to Gare de l’Est or Gare du Nord. Or change at Châtelet and take line 11 (towards Mairie de Lilas) and exit at Belleville. The station is less than a 10 minute walk from Generator Paris.
…and here’s a little hint for all you travellers out there. If you choose to explore Paris by public transport, it is more convenient and better value for money to get a Paris Visite pass which is available for up to 5 consecutive days for zones 1 to 3 or 1 to 5 (including airports). All passes run from midnight on the first day of purchase to midnight on the last day of purchase.