Airports and Operators
Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
France's flagship airport is 'Paris-Charles de Gaulle' It is located 23 km northeast of the city.
It has three terminals handling international flights, flights to other European destinations plus
domestic and charter flights. There are various options to get into central Paris.
Paris Orly (ORY)
Paris Orly airport is located 14km south of central Paris. It has two terminal buildings, They are
linked by a shuttle train service. It had been Paris's main international airport until Charles de Gaulle
was built. Orly is mainly used for domestic traffic. unlike CDG it is better located for Paris Central
Paris Beauvais (BVA)
Beauvais is a small airport 90 km northwest of the city of Paris that has become the gateway to the
city for a number of budget airlines including Ryanair, Blue Air and Wizzair.
Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
Charles de Gaulle (GDG) to Paris Central is relatively straightforward.
There are a number of ways you can get there.
RER Trains are the fastest and cheapest route into Paris once in Paris
your onward journey to your final destination will be fromone of Paris'
train or Metro stations.
Buses (Roissy Bus) are another option, these will take you to the Paris
Coaches (Les Cars) have two routes into Paris going to the North Bank and
the other the South Bank.
The shuttle service takes you directly to your final destination and is good
for groups bookings
If staying close to the airport in one of the hotels then these have Shuttle
services, these are run by the airport themselves
Taxis, though expensive is the main choice, seeing as you are taken directly
to your destination.
Overnight services are the Noctilien, operating between 00:30 and 05:30. It has
dedicated pick up points at the terminals and the bus station.
Terminal 1 - Entrance 26.
Terminal 2 - Entrance 2.
These run every hour and cost around 8 Euro
Orly Airport (ORY)
Orly Airport is similar to CDG by that it uses RER, Buses, Taxi and Air France coaches
Within the terminals you will find ground transport plans that show you the location
of the different transport options into Paris.
Beauvais Airport (BVA)
There is a shuttle between the airport and Porte Maillot, at the north-western edge of
Paris, Here your onward journey will be by Métro (Porte Maillot) line 1 to the city
centre or the RER line C to join the train system.
Coaches drop you off at at the open air bus station on 'Boulevard Pershing' opposite
the Paris Congress Centre from where you can walk or head for a metro station, bus stop
or taxi stance to continue your journey.
The RER Station at Porte Maillot is 'Neuilly Porte Maillot Palais des Congres' and is
on the RER Line 'C'
This airport does not have train services with the nearest station being some 4km away
in Beauvais itself. the trains from there will arrive in Paris at Gare de Nord.