George V (Paris Métro)

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George V
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Metro paris station george v.jpg
George V station before renovation
Location101, av. des Champs-Élysées
118, av. des Champs-Élysées
8th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates48°52′19″N 2°18′02″E / 48.87194°N 2.30056°E / 48.87194; 2.30056Coordinates: 48°52′19″N 2°18′02″E / 48.87194°N 2.30056°E / 48.87194; 2.30056
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened13 August 1900 (1900-08-13)
Previous namesAlma (1900-1920)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward La Défense
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 1
George V is located in Paris
George V
George V
Location within Paris

George V is a station on line 1 of the Paris Métro, under the Champs-Élysées.

The station was opened on 13 August 1900, almost a month after trains began running on the original section of line 1 between Porte de Vincennes and Porte Maillot on 19 July 1900.

It was originally called Alma, after the nearby street named in honour of the Battle of Alma in the Crimean War. On 27 May 1920 the street and station were renamed after George V in appreciation of the United Kingdom's support for France during World War I.

The station entrance is located between Rue de Bassano and Avenue George V on the Champs-Élysées.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
M Mezzanine for platform connection
Line 1 platforms
Side platform with PSDs, doors will open on the right
Platform 1 Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 1 toward La Défense – Grande Arche (Charles de Gaulle – Étoile)
Platform 2 Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 1 toward Château de Vincennes (Franklin D. Roosevelt)
Side platform with PSDs, doors will open on the right

See also[edit]


  • Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.