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Transportation in La Defense

Airports
The principle airport that is used by travelers going to La Defense is the Charles de Gaulle Airport. This is one of the largest airports in the world, and it provides airlines for international and domestic flights. Air France is one of the most popular airlines that visitors choose for domestic and international flights.

Cab Services
There are plenty of private cab services that can be found in La Defense for travelers. La Defense is a major business district, and travelers will be able to flag down a cab by using a simple waving motion outside of most major buildings. Aside from this way of obtaining a taxi, a traveler may also call a private cab company and make a reservation ahead of time. City Airport Taxis is a very popular cab service that travelers tend to use in La Defense. Through City Airport Taxis, travelers can obtain a private bus to transfer as many as 12 or 16 passengers. Luxury vehicles can also be obtained from City Airport Taxis for travel purposes. City Cab Paris, Planet Car Limousine Paris, Lama Taxis, and Taxis Appel Taxi are other popular private taxi providers in the city. Visitors may also want to try renting a motorcab from the company Motocab. It is not uncommon for travelers to choose a motorcab rental for its affordability and for the fun experience of being able to drive one throughout the city.

Visitors should also inquire about shuttle services that may be offered by their hotel or hostel. Some hotels will provide a free shuttle service for visitors who are arriving at a Paris airport. Other hotels will charge a small fee for providing their own form of private shuttle service to travelers.

Metro Services
In La Defense, the specific metro stations that can be found are the Esplanade de la Défense and La Défense. The stations are considered to be in Zone 3 of the Paris transit system. To access these lines, a traveler will need to have a T+ ticket or a zone 1 only pass.

Railway Services
There are several major railway stations that can be found throughout Paris. The major railway stations include Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare de Bercy, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare Montparnasse, Gare du Nord, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The railway services are color-coded in La Defense, and many civilians are willing to offer help to travelers who need help distinguishing the different lines. Maps to the railway stations can be found by the shopping center in La Defense.