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April 3, 2010

Airports of Paris, France

Paris is served by three airports;

* Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
* Orly (ORY)
* Beauvais (BVA)

Charles de Gaulle

Contact numbers

Customer service: +33 (0) 48 62 22 80 (24h)

Medical center:
+33 (0) 48 62 28 00 (24)

Lost and found:
Paris – CDG1 : +33 (0) 48 62 12 34
Paris – CDG2 : +33 (0) 48 16 63 83

Breakdown service (24h):
Paris – CDG1 : +33 (0) 48 62 63 63
Paris – CDG2 & 3 : +33 (0) 48 62 21 17

+33 (0) 48 62 31 22 (24h)

+33 (0) 48 62 62 85 (24h)

Getting to and from the airport

Taxis charge around 55€ from the airport to central Paris. Limousine Service for around 120 Euros. Depending on traffic, a taxi takes between 35 and 60 minutes to get to central Paris.

Roissy Bus service departs from all three terminals every 15 minutes between 6am and 7pm, and every 20 minutes between 7pm and 11pm. The bus goes to Place de l’Opera in Paris, and takes between 45 and 60 minutes. A single fare costs 8.50€.
There are also many shuttlebus companies in Paris, who will provide a door to door service. Prices are typically 18€ per adult.

The RER train (Line B) takes you from Terminal 1 and 2 to the following stops in Paris; Gare Du Nord, Châtelet- Les Halles, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame, Luxembourg, Port-Royal, and Denfert Rochereau. From the RER stop at the airport however, all these stations are referred to as Paris, although there isn’t a stop called Paris or gare du Paris etc. Tickets are 8.10€ per adult and the trains leave every 10 to 15 minutes. Travel time is about 30 to 45 minutes.

Aer Lingus
Aerolineas Argentinas
Air Canada
Air China
Air Columbus
Air Europa
Air France
Air Gabon
Air India
Air Inter
Air Jet
Air Madagascar
Air Mauritius
Air Moldova
Air Seychelles
All Nippon
American Trans Air
Ariana Afghan Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Azzurra Air
Balkan Bulgarian
Brit Air
British Airways
Cameroon Airlines
Cathay Pacific
Cyprus Airways
Czech Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Deutsche Lufthansa
First Choice Airways
Garuda Indonesia
Icelandair Cargo
Istanbul Airlines
Jat Airways
TAS Airways
TEA Italie


Contact numbers

Customer service: +33 (0) 49 75 15 15 (6am -11h45pm)

Medical center:
+33 (0) 49 75 45 12 (24h)

Lost and found:
Orly-Sud : +33 (0) 49 75 34 10
Orly-Ouest : +33 (0) 49 75 42 34

Breakdown service:
+33 (0) 49 75 56 50 (24h)

+33 (0) 49 75 43 04 (24h)

+33 (0) 49 75 09 10 (24h)

Getting to and from the airport

A taxi to central Paris costs about 45 Euros. Depending on traffic, a taxi takes between 35 and 60 minutes to get to central Paris.

Orlybus takes you to Denfert-Rochereau, where the metro can be taken to central Paris. Tickets are 6€ per adult and travel time is 30 minutes. Buses leave every 15 to 20 minutes.
There are also many shuttlebus companies in Paris, who will provide a door to door service. Prices are typically 18€ per adult.

The Orly shuttle takes you to the Antony RER stop, and costs 7.20€ per adult – however if you’re travelling into central Paris, buy a ticket to ‘Paris’ which costs 9.20€ per adult. Departure times are every 4 to 7 minutes, and travel time is 8 minutes. From Antony the RER (line B) takes you into central Paris, stopping at Denfert Rochereau, Port-Royal, Luxembourg, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame, Châtelet- Les Halles, and Gare Du Nord. From Antony however, these stops are grouped at Paris – Center, and these isn’t a single stop called Paris or Gare du Paris etc. Trains from Antony leave every 10 to 15 minutes. Travel time is about 30 to 45 minutes.


Air Atlantique
Air Charter
Air Europa
Air France
Air Inter
Air Liberte
Air Littoral
Air Malta
Air Normandie
American Airlines Cargo
Biman Bangladesh
British Airways
Deutsche Lufthansa
El Al
Fast Air
Gandalf Airlines
Icelandair Cargo
Iran Air
Lauda Air
Royal Air Maroc
Royal Jordanian
Royal Nepal
SkyEurope Airlines
Syrian Arab
TAP-Air Portugal
TAT European


Contact numbers

Customer service:

Flight timetable: +33 (0) 892 682 066

Baggage: +33 (0)3 44 11 46 00

Police: +33 (0)3 44 45 25 79

Customs: +33 (0)3 44 45 08 92

Getting to and from the airport

Taxis from the airport to the train station in Beauvais charge 10€ during the day and 13€ at night and takes about 15 minutes to reach the station. Taxis also commute to Paris and charges range from 100 to 120€ during the day and 140 to 160€ at night. Journey time to Paris takes from one to one and half hours depending on the destination and traffic.

A shuttle bus service (tel: +33 (0)158 050 845) is available to and from Paris-Beauvais Airport and Paris-Porte Maillot. Buses depart from Beauvais airport 20 minutes after the arrival of each flight and from Paris-Porte Maillot buses leave 3 hours before the departure of each flight. Tickets cost 13€ per adult and travel time is about 60 minutes – the easiest way to buy tickets is online, otherwise tickets are sold at Beauvais airport and Bd Pershing (near Porte Maillot). Buses leave every 15 minutes.
There is now a new shuttlebus service from the airport to Beauvais. This is currently 4€ per adult, although this is a promotional price at this time.

There is no direct train to and from Beauvais airport, although the local station is not far (see the taxi information above). From Beauvais station the SNCF trains take about 60 minutes to reach central Paris, and cost about 12€.


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