Charles de Gaulle — Étoile (RER)


Europe, France, Paris

Charles de Gaulle – Étoile is a station on Paris Métro Line 1 and of the RER urban rail network. It lies on the boundary of the VIIIe and XVIIe arrondissements. Originally called simply Étoile, it is named after President Charles de Gaulle and Place de l'Étoile. The platforms are built beneath Place de l'Étoile, which is situated at the end of Avenue des Champs-Élysées. The Arc de Triomphe is in the centre of the Place. Lines 1 and 2 have two side platforms each, while the terminus on Line 6 is a single track with two platforms situated in a loop; passengers alight on the left platform and board on the right. Trains depart immediately from this station and make a longer stop at Kléber.