Find out how to get to Paris city center from nearby airports.
There are 3 airports near Paris : Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle, Paris Orly and Aéroport de Beauvais-Tillé .
International airlines normally arrive in Aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle while low-cost airlines are based in Paris Orly and Aéroport de Beauvais-Tillé.
Charles de Gaulle airport shuttle bus offers a non-stop journey straight toward to Paris center, Opéra ( Opera station Line 3,7,8 and RER A). It takes 1 hour from the airport . You can pay tickets on the bus (in cash) or tickets machine at bus stop.
You can find bus stops at Gate 32 for Terminal 1, Gate A9 for Terminal 2A - 2C, Gate 11 for Terminal 2B - 2D.
Rates : 11 € ( 2015.08 standard) / Duration: 60 minutes / 15-20 minutes departure
The RER is the fastest and most affordable means of the national rail network in Paris. The center of Paris such as Gare du Nord, Châtelet, Les-Halles can be connected to. Avoid the peak hour and not recommended in case that you have loads of luggages.
If you arrive at Terminal 1 - 3 , find RER entrance by CDGVAL (it's free) and follow the signs!
It takes 30 minutes to the center of Paris Châtelet station and costs around 9.75€.
Price : 9.75€ ( 2015.08 standard) / 30 minutes (Châtelet station)
Air France Limousine
It has three routes that connect the airport with a limousine bus.
Routine 1: Arc de Triomphe to Charles de Gaulle Étoile around 50 minutes and the cost is 17 € one way
Routine 2: Gare de Lyon ( Lyon Station ) to Charles de Gaulle Étoile about 1 hour and costs 17.5€ one way
Routine 3: Gare Montparnasse ( Montparnasse ) about 1 hour and costs 17.5€ one way
Price : 17 -17.5 €( 2015.08 standard) / Duration: 50minutes to 1 hour/ 30 minutes Interval
If you arrive in the late evening or early morning, it's useful to take a night bus. It runs from 12 am to midnight at the Charles de Gaulle airport, to Gare du Nord or Gare de L'Est. It takes about 1 hour and costs 8€. Detailed timetable is available at Charles de Gaulle airport website.
Price : 8 € ( 2015.08 standard) / Duration: 1 hour / 30 minutes Interval
Taxi can help save a lot of time but expensive though. Normally it costs 50-60 € going to city center from airport. For luggage more than 5Kg, you need to pay additional service fee. Avoid the illegal taxi and queue up according to the sign.
when Sunday and Public holidays , fees can be more expensive.
You can pay cash and card on board, please ask first.
Price: 50-70 € / time: 40 minutes