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Paris Roissy Airport

Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG)

Overview

As the gateway to the quintessentially chic and sophisticated city of Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport processes over 58 million passengers each year. The airport offers passengers a first class airport experience with Playstation areas, high-tech video lounges, stylish restaurants and haute couture boutiques scattered throughout the terminals. Staff are friendly and speak excellent English and there's plenty to do at the airport.

Location

The airport is 14 miles (23km) northeast of Paris.

Getting to the city

There is a good train service with the RER B line that serves the airport with connections to the city centre and the Metro station. From the airport RER B can be accessed from Terminal 2 railway station on the airport shuttle. The RER B line is serviced every fifteen minutes Monday through Friday and takes 50 minutes to the city centre. The Roissy bus line also connects to the city centre for the 60-minute drive. Buses depart every 15-20 minutes between 6am and 12.30am. Air France also runs buses to certain city destinations. The Noctilien night bus runs between 12.30am and 5am with fares depending on destination.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +33 (0)1 48 62 1212.

Car rental

All major car rental companies are represented.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis outside the baggage reclaim area of the arrival terminals. The taxi fare to the city centre is generally around €70. Surcharges of up to 15 percent apply at night and on Sundays and public holidays.

Transfer between terminals

The three terminals are linked by free shuttle buses.

Facilities

There are ATMs, banks and bureaux de change in all terminals as well as a wide selection of shops, restaurants and bars.

Parking

Short-term parking is available in lots P1, P3, and PAB, nearest to Terminal 1 and rates range from €3 for a 15 minute stay up to €39 for a full day's parking. The first 10 minutes parked are free. Lots PCD and PEF are located near Terminal 2 and off similar rates. Lot PR has lower long-term parking rates and the lot is connected to all terminals via a free shuttle.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.aeroportsdeparis.fr

Internet

Free wifi is provided. Faster and more reliable Premium Wifi is also avaliable at a cost.

Business Lounges

Workstations and Internet kiosks are located throughout the airport. Services available to passengers include CD and DVD writing as well as printing and web cams. The Roissy Charles de Gaulle 1 Business Centre has a fully-equipped meeting room and VIP lounge on offer.


Paris Roissy Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.