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The town hall in Montesson
The town hall in Montesson
Coat of arms of Montesson
Coat of arms
Montesson is located in France
Location within Île-de-France region
Montesson is located in Île-de-France (region)
Coordinates: 48°54′31″N 2°08′59″E / 48.9085°N 2.1496°E / 48.9085; 2.1496Coordinates: 48°54′31″N 2°08′59″E / 48.9085°N 2.1496°E / 48.9085; 2.1496
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Yvelines
Arrondissement Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Canton Houilles
Intercommunality CA Saint Germain Boucles Seine
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Bel
Area1 7.36 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 15,011
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 78418 /78360
Elevation 23–56 m (75–184 ft)
(avg. 45 m or 148 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Montesson is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris.

Transport in Montesson is served by buses with T-tickets as well as by several Paris-suburban lines: Line 01, Line 04, Line 07, Line 19, Line 22. The Bus tickets have a category called "Bus T" which is for occasional users and replaces the old tickets in the notebooks of the previous bus network. The T ticket is also valid on the entire metro (Paris and suburbs) on the RER lines of the RATP and the SNCF. It is sold for a single price of 1.70 € for a journey or 12.50 € for the book of 10. It can be purchased all around the Ile de France metro stations, RER stations,Bus terminals as well as RATP authorized dealers.

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