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If you read French / have google translate handy, you can find the information you seek on the SNCF Stations page for Gare du Nord here. It even includes a photo! The key bit is: Localisation Station de taxis sur le parvis de la gare -> Cour des taxis Rue de Dunkerque The taxi rank is located near the Eurostar platforms, at the South West corner ...
As @Doc mentioned, and as is mentioned on the official timetable, the last shuttle to CDG leaves Montparnasse at 22:30 (10:30 PM). If the train arrives on time, there's no issue in catching the 22:00 or 22:30 shuttle. As it is a five minute walk from the trains to the shuttle departure, even a late train arriving before 22:15 would still allow to take the ...
You can't really miss the queue, you'll see them easily while getting outside. Then yes you can pick a taxi in the street without queuing if he is available (green light on). The taxi queue isn't reserved to train customers, anybody can get into it.
Yes with 9 hours, you have way enough time to get to Paris. If you arrive mid-day for instance, it will take you 1h to 1h30 to get out of the plane, get through the passport control, take your luggage with you and then reach Paris. If your plane arrives during busiest periods (morning between 7-10 AM and afternoon between 5-8 PM), then you might need more ...
If his flight leaves CDG late in the following morning, I would suggest to take an hotel next to the Gare Montparnasse and then take the Air France shuttle in the morning. The RER will also allow him to make it but it might be a bit less comfortable, especially if he carries a lot of luggage with him.
Since France is part of the Schengen Area, you'll pass Schengen immigration when you land in Paris, and your flight to Prague will leave from the Schengen zone in the airport. Therefore, administratively speaking, you'll be in France, and you can wander around wherever you like. Time-wise, count on roughly one hour for immigration, one hour each way for ...
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