Vavin (Paris Métro)

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Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Location101, boul. Montparnasse
103, boul. Montparnasse
106, boul. Montparnasse
108, boul. Montparnasse
6th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates48°50′32.04″N 2°19′44.22″E / 48.8422333°N 2.3289500°E / 48.8422333; 2.3289500Coordinates: 48°50′32.04″N 2°19′44.22″E / 48.8422333°N 2.3289500°E / 48.8422333; 2.3289500
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened9 January 1910 (1910-01-09)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 4
Vavin is located in Paris
Location within Paris

Vavin is a station of the Paris Métro on line 4 on the border of the 6th arrondissement and 14th arrondissement.

The station was opened on 9 January 1910 as part of the connecting section of the line under the Seine between Châtelet and Raspail. It is named after the Rue Vavin, named after 19th-century statesman Alexis Vavin.

A non-passenger track connection to line 12 lies between the station and Montparnasse - Bienvenüe.


Rue Vavin is the home address of the character of French Lieutenant Audebert as played by Guillaume Canet in the 2005 Sony Pictures Classics film Joyeux Noël.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine for platform connection
Platform level Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 4 jms.svg toward Porte de Clignancourt (Montparnasse – Bienvenüe)
Southbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 4 jms.svg toward Mairie de Montrouge (Raspail)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


MP 59 rolling stock on Line 4 at Vavin


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