Public transport in Paris
Only one metro line is accessible (line 14), connecting the Gare de Lyon to the Gare Saint-Lazare. All stations have ticket counters with induction loops. 42% of carriages have visual and voice announcements (except lines L4 and L14). Visual and voice announcements inform passengers of waiting times on all platforms (except line L14).
Over 90% of buses have visual and voice announcements, and 6,500 of the 11,000 bus stops have visual information on waiting times. All buses are equipped with low floors and 96% have boarding ramps.
40% of buses to the suburbs are accessible to disabled passengers. Access to the bus ramp is always via the back door of the vehicle. Press the button to access the ramp. Buses can only accommodate one wheelchair at a time.
There is also a tram network in southern Paris, but it does not serve the city centre. Trams T1, T2, T3a, T3b, T5 and T7 are accessible to disabled passengers.
Almost all railway stations are accessible and provide voice announcements.
To plan your trip, visit www.ratp.fr/itineraires/en/ratp/recherche-avancee, enter where you are travelling from and where you want to go, and tick 'Accessible itineraries only'.
Taxis in Paris
There is one accessible taxi company in Paris. For more information, visit http://en.parisinfo.com/practical-paris/visiting-paris-with-a-disability/info/guides/transport-and-disability-getting-around-paris/adapted-taxis/adapted-taxis.
Accessible accommodation in Paris
Many hotels in Paris have accessible rooms for disabled guests. For information about these hotels, visit http://en.parisinfo.com/where-to-sleep-in-paris/info/guides/accommodation-and-disability. Please note that many hotels do not routinely hold back accessible rooms for disabled guests and that demand for accommodation will be high during the tournament.
Eating and drinking in Paris
The Paris tourist office provides useful information on restaurants and bars in the city. For more information, visit http://en.parisinfo.com/practical-paris/visiting-paris-with-a-disability
Sightseeing and leisure in Paris
Paris is one of Europe's culturally richest and most visited cities. Most museums in Paris are accessible and many are free to visit. For more information, visit http://en.parisinfo.com/practical-paris/visiting-paris-with-a-disability.
Getting to the stadium
By bus: lines 72, 22 and 32 stop at Porte de Saint-Cloud or Porte d’Auteuil, a 10 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses can accommodate one wheelchair user.
By metro: take line 9 to Porte d’Auteuil or line 10 to Porte de Saint-Cloud, a 10 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Please note that these stations are inaccessible to wheelchair users and people with reduced mobility because street level can only be reached via staircases.
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To plan your trip, visit http://www.ratp.fr/itineraires/en/ratp/recherche-avancee, enter where you want to go and tick 'Accessible itineraries only'.
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