Several bus services connect CDG Airport to central Paris. They are listed below in order of convenience:
The Roissybus will take you to the Opèra Garnier area of central Paris in about 60 minutes.
Tickets cost €12.50, and can be purchased at the bus stop or directly from the driver.
The buses run every 15-20 minutes from T1, T2 and T3, between 6:00 AM and 00:30 AM.
❯ Le Bus Direct
This service has three routes that take you to different locations in central Paris:
• Route 2: CDG - Paris-Eiffel Tower (€17, operating time 5:45 AM–11:00 PM, journey time 70 minutes)
• Route 3: CDG - Orly airport (€21, operating time 6:30 AM–10:30 PM, journey time 60 minutes)
• Route 4: CDG - Paris-Gare Montparnasse (€17, operating time 5:30 AM–10:30 PM, journey time 60 minutes)
You can get your ticket and find more information about the routes from the Le Bus Direct website.
All three buses depart from T1 and T2.
❯ Public buses #350 and #351
Taking bus 350 or 351 (depending on your final destination) is the cheapest way to get to central Paris from CDG Airport.
The bus journey is about 75 minutes.
• Line 350 goes to either Paris - Gare du Nord or Paris - Gare de l’Est
• Line 351 goes to Paris - Place de la Nation
A ticket costs €6, and can be purchased from the driver or at the RER train station.
The buses operate every day, and leave every 20-30 minutes.
You can find more information about the two routes online.
The easiest and cheapest way to get to the center of Paris from CDG Airport is to take the RER train, line B.
The journey takes around 30 minutes.
A one-way ticket costs €11.40.
The RER trains leave every 8 minutes. The first train to Paris is at 4:53 AM and the last one leaves at 11:45 PM.
The trains leave from Terminals 2 and 3. If your flight lands in Terminal 1, take the free CDGVAL shuttle to either T2 or T3. Clear signs will guide you to the CDGVAL shuttle.
At the RER train stations in the respective terminals, check the video screens to find your train. Look for 'Paris – St-Remy le Chevreuse – Robinson' on the bottom left of the screen to find trains to Paris. All trains to Paris stop at the main stations in central Paris:
Gare du Nord, Châtelet-Les Halles, Saint-Michel Notre-Dame, Luxembourg, Port-Royal, Denfert-Rochereau and Cité Universitaire.
Terminal 2 also has an inter-city and international train service, the TGV, which connects CDG Airport with a number of French cities as well as Belgium, Italy and Spain.
You can check the routes and book your trip from the TGV website.
Charles de Gaulle Airport is located 30 km from Paris city.
The taxi journey from the airport to central Paris takes about 40 minutes, depending on traffic.
Fares are between €50-60, with a 15% increase between 5:00 PM–10:00 AM, as well as on Sundays and public holidays.
Taxi ranks are located outside each of the airport terminals.
If you don't want to deal with the hassle of taxi companies or long bus queues, you can prebook a ride via Kiwitaxi, an online booking platform that offers reliable and cheap airport transfers worldwide. The English-speaking driver will wait for you at the airport even if your flight is delayed, holding a sign with your name on it.
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