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Getting from Charles de Gaulle to Saint-Michel-sur Orge

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Getting from Charles de Gaulle to Saint-Michel-sur Orge

Hi fellow trip advisors,

Can anyone advise me on the best (and cheapest) way to get from CDG to Saint-Michel sur Orge on a Sunday in April?? Will have a lot of luggage so the fewer transfers the better.

Thanks in advance, Vikelt

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1. Re: Getting from Charles de Gaulle to Saint-Michel-sur Orge

Take the RER train into Paris and get off at St-Michel Notre-Dame. Change there to RER Line C towards Dourdan-la-Foret or St-Martin, and get off at Saint-Michel sur Orge.

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2. Re: Getting from Charles de Gaulle to Saint-Michel-sur Orge

Many thanks for the quick response Sydneynick. Appreciate the info. As I'm asking on behalf of someone who is hopeless with languages, are the RER signs pretty easy to follow?

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3. Re: Getting from Charles de Gaulle to Saint-Michel-sur Orge

No need to speak French: the signage in the Metro/RER system is excellent. There are clear signs pointing to RER Line C (or whatever line you want), and the platforms are signed with the name(s) of the station(s) at the end of the line(s).

RER Line C has branches, so you need to take a train going to one of the two places I mentioned. There are train indicators on the platforms showing the destinations of the next few trains.

If you really feel lost, go up to a staff member (or anyone waiting on a platform) and say "Excusez-moi, monsieur (or madame). S'il vous plait: Saint-Michel sur Orge??"

Edited: 8:25 am, April 12, 2012
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4. Re: Getting from Charles de Gaulle to Saint-Michel-sur Orge

Merci beaucoup!! Sounds very straightforward and will pass on all your great advice.

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