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Luggage lockers

The closest luggage locker is at "Gare du Nord" railway station (platform 3, level -1, next to the car rental). It is open daily from 6.15am to 11.15pm.

A small locker costs 5,50 EUR for 24 hours [32 cm wide x 44 cm high x 82 cm deep]
A medium locker costs 7,50 EUR [32 cm wide x 60 cm high x 82 cm deep]
A large locker costs 9,50 EUR [48 cm wide x 90 cm high x 82 cm deep]

Luggage lockers are also available in the following train stations:

- "Gare de l'Est" (7/7 from 6am to 11.45pm, main hall, level -1, opposite toilets),
- "Gare de Lyon" (7/7 from 6.15am to 10.00pm, hall "extension Chalon", exit "place Henri Fresnay"),
- "Gare d'Austerlitz" (7/7 de from 7.00am to 11.30pm, hall "cours Muséum"),
- "Gare Montparnasse" (7/7 from 7.00am to 11.00pm, level +1),
- "Marne-la-Vallée Chessy"  (= Disneyland Paris) (7/7 from 7.00am to 10.00pm).

At last there are now 2 more possibilities to leave your luggage somewhere in Paris:

- Musée d’Orsay: The left luggage is free (no required entrance ticket) and it is open every day except Monday from 9h30 – 17h45. The suitcase size must not be bigger than hand luggage.

- Musée du Louvre: an entrance ticket is required here, but it is free for 25’s and under living in the European Union. The cloakroom is open every day except Tuesday from 9h – 18h. Maximum size per bag: 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm. To enter the museum without queuing in the Pyramid take the entrance which is located in front of the Apple Store of the “Carrousel du Louvre” (underground shopping mall).

Paris Nord train station                                 Follow this sign

Consigne automatiques gares de Paris     Consigne à bagages Paris gare du Nord

The entrance                                                          Security checks
Luggage storage Paris Nord and Eurostar     Luggage lockers Paris Nord and Eurostar

The lockers                                                 Accepts coins only
Gepäckaufbewahrung Paris Nord     Schliessfaecher Paris Nord

The change machine
Gepäckaufbewahrung Paris Est

Paris Est train station                                         Follow this sign
Consignes à bagages Paris Gare de l'Est     Schliessfächer Paris Est