Are Paris train stations safe?
The Paris Metro is overwhelmingly safe, but pickpockets are known to target Metro riders. Crowded trains are great for pickpockets, so stow your phone, wallet, and any valuables where you can reach them.
Is the Paris subway safe at night?
Re: Paris Metro – safe at night? It is absolutely safe. From CDG you will need RER B ride to Paris + eventually transfer to metro, depending on location of your accommodation- all on 1 ticket at E9. 50 – keep it until you leave system at your destination.
Is Gare du Nord Paris safe?
Paris Gare du Nord is “quite” safe. There are a lot of people there and even late at night I never had to worry about safety, BUT, do not attract attention with a big camera or any other stuff that can make you look like a tourist.
Is Paris RER safe?
The RER B line which serves Paris CDG and Orly Airports is considered safe but at certain times of the day is frequented by beggars which often use children and small puppies to illicit an emotional response from people to open their purses or wallets – do not give them money, just look away and ignore.
How can I avoid theft in Paris?
To avoid being a victim, try to find a seat away from the doors. If you can’t sit, back yourself up against one of the sides. Try to minimize access to your pockets and purses. On the street: The most frequently used tactic here is the distraction technique.
Where should you avoid in Paris?
Areas to avoid
- Gare du Nord/Gare de l’Est area in the evening (located in the 10th arrondissement)
- Châtelet les Halles in the evening (located in the first arrondissement)
- Northern 19th arrondissement in the evening.
- Porte de Montreuil after dark.
- Bois de Boulogne in the evening.
Are there any unsafe areas in Paris?
Here are the few places you may want to avoid during your stay: Northern 18th and 19th district at night, around Marx Dormoy, Porte de la Chapelle, La Chapelle, Porte de Clignancourt, Porte de la Villette. Montmarte is very safe day and night.
How can I protect myself from Paris?
20 Tips to Protect Yourself from Pickpockets in Paris
- Remove as much as you can from your wallet or purse.
- Don’t put anything in your back pocket.
- Don’t put anything in pockets unless they zip or button.
- Only take one credit card and a little bit of cash with you, the rest should stay at the hotel.