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 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

The Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) is the premier airport of Paris, the French capital. There are two other major airports within the city district, and these are Orly Airport (ORY) and Beauvais Airport (BVA). However, passengers flying from Australia will almost certainly be directed to Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) which handles almost all of Paris’ long-haul international flights, and functions as an important hub in Europe. The airport is fairly modern, having been opened in 1974, and consistently updated, passengers will find that the Charles de Gaulle International Airport is more than able to handle all their travel needs.

Facilities within the terminals consist of an excellent range of restaurants, from fine dining to fast food, quaint cafes, wine bars, and snack kiosks. There are a wide variety of fashion shops you can browse in, from designer retailers like Prada and Dior, to high street favourites like SuperDry and Mango. You can also find gourmet food stores, jewellery boutiques, duty-free items, newsagencies, bookstores and pharmacies. The airport also houses standard amenities like ATMs, bureaux de change, free WiFi, mobile phone hire services, prayer rooms, and playrooms. You’ll also find extras in the form of a medical centre and a spa.

Airlines travelling from Australia to Paris are Emirates, Air France, British Airways, Qantas, ANA, Air Canada, EVA Air, Delta, Qatar Airways, Japan Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Korean Air, United, and American Airlines.

Travel Information

· The journey into town via car will take you around forty minutes if the traffic is light, and hour if it’s heavy. Take the A3, then the exit towards Vers (A4) and then merge onto the E15. Follow the signs towards Paris Centre, and the keep to the Quai de Bercy along the Seine, and this will take you into the main heart of Paris. For car hire, you can reserve a car when you land, or book one in advance with Skyscanner's search tool.

· The trains in the city are fast and pretty reasonably priced; take the RER B Blue train into town, and you’ll find the journey is a quick and painless 25 minutes, for the cost of 10EUR ($15).

· There are public buses that connect Paris and the airport, and they take around an hour to reach the city centre, but only cost 11EUR ($16). If you don’t want to catch the bus, airport transfers are available to book through Skyscanner’s search tool.

· Taxis in Paris can be expensive, especially if you encounter heavy traffic. Expect the journey to take around 60 minutes, and come to a fare of about 60EUR ($95).

Please note that information is correct as of September 2016

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

The Charles de Gaulle Airport is directly connected to Autoroute A1 which also connects Paris and Lille.

Trains hide 

Travellers can use the RER B train that serves Charles de Gaulle Airport as well as northern suburbs of Paris.

Buses hide 

Travellers have the option to use the Roissybus. There is a bus and coach station in Roissypôle, next to the RER B station.

Taxi hide 

Taxis are available at the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

 Who flies to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Contact Details

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Address:
291,
Boulevard Raspail 75675 Paris Cedex 14 ,
FRANCE

Tel:+33 (0)1 70363950
Fax:+33 (0)1 48626712

Website:

Owner:
Aéroports de Paris

 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Location Details

Longitude:2° 32' 54'' E
Latitude:49° 0' 34'' N
IATA code:CDG
ICAO code:LFPG

 Airport Location

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