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About Charles de Gaulle Airport

Paris, which is the heart of economy, trade and art of France, is of vital importance for the European culture in this day and age as it was in the last centuries. Charles de Gaulle Airport, which is among the busiest airports of Europe and France, is located 30 kilometers north of the city. The airport, whose constructed was completed in 1974, bears the name of Charles De Gaulle, the famous army officer and statesman of France. Charles de Gaulle Airport has three terminal buildings. The airport has a fascinating architecture that can compete with Eiffel Tower.

Getting to the City Center from Charles de Gaulle Airport

Located in the north of Paris, you can access many central locations in the city from Charles de Gaulle Airport by train, bus, shuttle, taxi, rental car, or personal car.

Train

There are a total of two rail systems that you can use to get to the city center from Charles de Gaulle Airport. The first is the RER. You can purchase RER tickets from the kiosks at the airport entrance using your credit card. You can easily find the station you need by following the signs. However, due to frequent strikes and the delays they can cause, we recommend departing even earlier than you had planned.  

The next rail system is the TGV. This high-speed line connects several stations, like Lille, Strasbourg, Dijon, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes, Poitiers, Rennes, Toulon and even Brussels, to the TGV station located in terminal 2.  

The CDGVAL inter-terminal shuttle provides quick and convenient transportation between the three terminals at Charles de Gaulle making it easy to get to the terminals and transportation networks like the RER and TGV.

Taxi

One of the most convenient and fastest ways to get to the city center from the airport is by taxi. There is a taxi stand at all three terminals at the airport. The taxi fare is calculated according to the kilometers travelled. The taxi fare between the airport and city center is reasonable. You can find more information about taxi companies and their contact information on the airport’s website.  

Bus

Another means of transportation to get to the city center from the airport is by bus. Buses that provide service to the city to from the airport include Roissybus, Cars Air France, 350 Bus, 19 Bus, Noctilien night bus, Val d’Europe Airports Shuttle and Fileo Roissy.

Using the Roissy Bus service, which is provided by the city of Paris, you can reach the city center without having to transfer anywhere. Even though it takes about an hour it is a very reliable transportation service. You can get on the Roissy Bus at terminals 1, 2, and 3.  

Rental Cars

There are several car rental companies located in the terminal buildings at Charles de Gaulle Airport. Renting a car from Charles de Gaulle Airport is a convenient way to get to the city center. Car rental companies that are located at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, Sixt, Interrent, Alamo, Advantage, Dollar, Thrifty and TT Car Transit.

If you are going to travel between multiple locations specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation. To take a look at the traffic conditions visit Charles de Gaulle’s website to get more information.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019
Getting to Charles de Gaulle Airport from the City Center

Charles de Gaulle Airport is accessible by taxi, bus, and train. In addition, you can also use a rental car or personal car. You can park in the parking lot for a certain fee. The airport is equipped with indoor and outdoor multi-story parking lots.

Train

There are two rail systems you can use to get from the city center to Charles de Gaulle Airport. The first one is the RER. You can purchase your RER ticket at the station. However, due to frequent strikes and the delays that they can cause, we recommend departing even earlier.

The next rail system is the TGV. This high-speed line connects several stations, like Lille, Strasbourg, Dijon, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes, Poitiers, Rennes, Toulon and even Brussels, to the TGV station located in terminal 2.  

Taxi

One of the most convenient and fastest ways to get to the airport from the city center is by taxi. Taxis provide services to every terminal at the airport. The taxi fare is calculated according to the kilometers travelled. The taxi fare between the city center and the airport is reasonable. You can find more information about taxi companies and contact information on the airport’s website.  

Bus

Another means of transportation to get to the airport from the city center is by bus. Buses that provide service from the city to the airport include Roissybus, Cars Air France, 350 Bus, 19 Bus, Noctilien night bus, Val d’Europe Airports Shuttle and Fileo Roissy. Using the Roissy Bus service, which is provided by the city of Paris, you can reach the airport without having to transfer anywhere. Even though it takes about an hour it is a very reliable transportation service.  

Rental Cars

You can also get to Charles de Gaulle Airport by rental car. Rental car agencies in the city include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, Sixt, Interrent, Alamo, Advantage, Dollar, Thrifty and TT Car Transit. Before you leave for the airport we would recommend checking the traffic, which you can do on the Charles de Gaulle website.

Airport Information

Charles de Gaulle Airport has a total of 3 terminals, including the domestic and international terminals. The airport covers a significantly large area and therefore created a shuttle service to provide transportation between terminals. This shuttle service makes navigating the airport much easier. Terminal 1 was built in the shape of an octopus and contains technical functions on the first floor, which the public cannot access. The second floor includes restaurants, shops, and the CDGVAL inter-terminal shuttle train platforms.

The third floor contains most of the check-in counters and transportation services like taxis, buses, and special vehicles. The fourth floor is dedicated departing passengers and the fifth floor contains the baggage claim area. Charles de Gaulle Airport offers a variety of amenities and services.

Terminals are equipped with health services, car rental offices, ATMs, lost luggage services, wireless internet, charging stations, clothing stores, restaurants, cafes, and markets.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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You can use Beauvais Tille - Paris Beauvais Airport as an alternative to Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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Royal Jordanian, Air France, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways fly to Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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Air France organizes direct flights from the cities of Tel Aviv to Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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