Vavin (Paris Métro)

Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Location 101, boul. Montparnasse
103, boul. Montparnasse
106, boul. Montparnasse
108, boul. Montparnasse
6th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates 48°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 by RATP
Operated by RATP
Other information
Fare zone 1
Opened 9 January 1910 (1910-01-09)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 4
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

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine for platform connection
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound toward Porte de Clignancourt (Montparnasse – Bienvenüe)
Southbound toward Mairie de Montrouge (Raspail)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
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MP 59 rolling stock on Line 4 at Vavin


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