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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.  

Paris airport transfers

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.  

Paris International Airports

Charles de Gaulle Airport (CGD)

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 airport shuttles (Le Bus Direct), buses (RoissyBus, as well as buses 350, 351 and 19) 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.

Orly Airport (ORY)

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 (Le Bus Direct and Orlybus), buses (bus 183 and EXPRESS 91.10) and RER trains from Orly Airport station.

Find out more about Paris Orly airport transfers.

Beauvais Tille Airport (BVA)

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.

How to get from Paris airports to the city centre

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 

You can travel by both train and bus from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris. The RER B train connects the airport to the city, or Le Bus Direct services can take you to the city centre, the Eiffel Tower, Gare de Lyon or Montparnasse stations.  

To travel to the city centre by train, take the OrlyVal shuttle to Anthony train station, from here you can catch RER trains into Paris. Otherwise, Le Bus Direct service will take you to Montparnasse station – from here you can take a train into the city centre. You can also take the bus from the airport direct to the Champs Elysées in around 1h. 

It’s easy to travel from BVA airport to Paris by train – TER trains run from the nearby Beauvais station to Gare du Nord in around 1h 15m. To get to the city centre by bus, take the Paris-Beauvais shuttle service to Paris Porte Maillot bus station in just 15m.   

How to get from Paris airports to Disneyland Paris

One of Paris’ biggest attractions outside of the city, it’s possible to travel directly between Disneyland and the nearby city airports. To find out more read on or visit our trains to Disneyland Paris page, or read our guide to visiting Disneyland Paris

There are a couple of ways to travel between Charles de Gaulle airport and Disneyland Paris. Either hop on a direct high-speed TGV train from the Terminal 2 station, to arrive in just 12m or take the Magical Shuttle (a dedicated shuttle bus between CDG and Orly airports and the park). 

To travel to the city centre by train, take the OrlyVal shuttle to Anthony train station, from here you can catch RER trains into Paris. Otherwise, Le Bus Direct service will take you to Montparnasse station – from here you can take a train into the city centre. You can also take the bus from the airport direct to the Champs Elysées in around 1h. 

It’s possible to travel from Beauvais Tille Airport to Disneyland Paris via the Magical Shuttle, bus or train. If you’re travelling by train, head into Paris Gare du Nord, hop on an RER D line to Châtelet, then catch an RER A train to Marne-la-Vallée - the train station for Disneyland Paris.  

Things to do in Paris

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.