Paris Orly Airport (ORY) is located about 10 km south of Paris, in the Île-de-France region. Used mainly for domestic, European and Middle Eastern flights, it’s the second largest airport in France after Charles de Gaulle and the tenth largest in Europe.  

One of three major airports in Paris, there are several ways to get to Orly Airport – by train, tram, bus and by road. Once in the airport, there’s also a free internal metro system called the Orlyval, which takes you from one terminal to another.  Read on to find out more about booking Paris Orly airport transfers.  


Train companiesSNCF: TER TGV
Travel time from Paris Montparnasse 30m with Le Bus Direct
Nearest train station Paris Montparnasse
TerminalsSouth and West

Paris Orly Airport trains

There are two train stations that serve the airport – Orly South and Orly West – which you can reach using RER B trains. To get there, travel to Antony station (in the direction of Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse) before using the Orlyval network. Orly South is at exit K and Orly-West is at exit A. 

The nearest train station served by SNCF, Ouigo and TER trains is Paris Montparnasse, which is about 14 km from the airport.  

You can find more information about the types of trains, the most popular routes and train tickets in France on our trains in France page.  

Paris Orly Airport buses


The most direct way to travel to and from Paris Orly Airport by bus is with Le Bus Direct (bus line 1).  

Buses depart every 20m from Paris Etoile / Champs Elysées and stop at Trocadéro, the Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse station along the way. The total journey time is around 1h. The first bus of the day leaves Paris city centre at 04:50 and the last one departs at 22:30. 

If you want to find out more about bus travel, visit our dedicated buses in France page. 

How to get from Orly Airport to Paris

Public transport is a convenient and easy way to travel from Orly Airport to Paris city centre. There are a few different ways you can get there. 

To reach the city centre by train, hop on the Orlyval shuttle to Antony station – from where you can then take an RER B train into Paris.  

Combining bus and train travel is another way to reach Paris from the airport. Le Bus Direct services can take you to Paris Montparnasse station, from which you can take a number of different SNCF trains into the city centre.  

If you want to take Le Bus Direct for the entire journey from the airport, it takes around 1h to reach the Champs Elysées. 

Airport facilities

Here’s all the information you need to make the most of the services available at Paris Orly Airport. 

Both terminals (south and west) are equipped with a range of shops and restaurants to spend your time in before your flight.  Retail stores include La Maison du Chocolat, Relay, Superdry and Lacoste as well as a duty-free shop.   

If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat, some of the restaurants and cafes at the airport include Bert's, Eric Kayser, Exki and Paul.  

Each terminal also offers a bureau de change. 

Paris Orly airport offers free WiFi connection in both terminals. To log in, simply register with the airport's WiFi network. 

If you want to wait for your flight in peace, it’s possible to access one of the lounges provided by Air France or the VIP Salon Icare Room, located in the West terminal after security checks. Both these lounges offer a number of amenities including buffets, bars, WiFi, TVs and international magazines and newspapers. 

If you lose an object or luggage inside the airport, you can contact the Lost Baggage Office (Objects Trouvés in French) which is located in the Arrivals area of the West terminal. The office is open seven days a week from 07:00 to 16:00. 

Looking for accommodation near the airport? There are a few hotels in the nearby area perfect for a restful night’s sleep. The Mercure, Ibis, Hilton or Best Western Plus Orly Airport are all just a stone’s throw away from Paris Orly Airport.  

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