Flying into an airport in Paris soon and wondering about your onward travel? Or maybe you need to travel to the airport to catch a flight? We’ve got you covered. Our guide to the international airports in Paris covers airport transfers, how to travel into the city and the airports with direct train links. Read on to find out more.
There are lots of ways to easily travel to and from the major airports around Paris. All airports offer bus and taxi services, while only Charles de Gaulle and Orly have their own dedicated train stations (the nearest train station to Beauvais Tille is in Beauvais nearby).
We’ve explained the different transport options for each airport below, but if you want to find out more about travelling to the French capital, visit our dedicated trains to Paris page.
The largest airport in both Paris and France, Charles de Gaulle sees around 101 million passengers pass through its terminals each year. Travellers can get to and from the airport via buses (RoissyBus, as well as buses 350 and 351) and trains direct from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport station.
To catch the train to or from Charles de Gaulle airport, you can take either an SNCF TGV high-speed train or Line B on RER trains (rapid-transit railways).
Find out more about Paris Charles de Gaulle airport transfers.
The second largest airport in the city, Paris Orly is located 10 km south of the city centre and sees around 32 million passengers travel through its doors each year. It’s easy to travel to Orly airport via public transport – there are airport shuttles (OrlyBus), buses (bus 183) and RER trains from Antony station (you can get the OrlyVal shuttle from your terminal to Antony RER station).
Find out more about Paris Orly airport transfers.
The smallest of the three, Beauvais Tille airport is the furthest distance from Paris (80 km from the city centre) and is mainly used by low-cost airlines. Paris BVA sees around 4 million people pass through the airport each year.
Find out more about Paris Beauvais airport transfers.
It’s fair to say that Paris is your first destination once you’ve landed at one of the nearby airports. Depending on which airport you’re flying into, there are several different ways to easily travel into the city centre.
Looking for some inspiration once you arrived in Paris? Check out some of our recommended things to do during your time in the City of Light.