Gare D'Austerlitz

Gare d'Austerlitz was built in 1840 and takes its name from Napoleon's victory in 1805 at the Battle of Austerlitz. Austerlitz is currently undergoing major refurbishment and so feels like a slightly neglected station, in a town suffering hard times. There's still a roof to admire, however, and, when it's complete in 2020, it should be world class. 

Shops and Bars

Sadly,  at the moment there are currently only a couple of chain cafes and sandwich bars alongside a basic waiting room. It’s better to cross the street and eat in the local cafes or brasseries before your journey.


There is a cashpoint to the right of the main entrance, built into a supporting column. Left-luggage lockers are at Gate 27 in the arrivals area.


The exit from the Metro is opposite the main entrance to the station.Take Metro line 5 towards Place D'Italie from Gare Du Nord.


Taxis can be found at the front of the station.


Disabled Persons Reception +33 (0)8 90 64 06 50 06:00 - 00:00, daily.  If you require assistance boarding you should turn up at the reception 30 minutes before your train leaves. Wheelchairs and boarding ramps are also available if required.

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