Friday, April 17, 2009

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is the largest airport serving Paris and the second busiest passenger airport in Europe after London Heathrow.

Located 23 kilometres (14 miles) north-east of Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport offers numerous transport links to the French capital city by road and rail. Paris CDG Airport was one of the first airports in Europe to have an integrated train system serving it: the RER rapid TGV train service reaches central Paris in approximately 45 minutes, Disney World in ten minutes and Lille and Brussels in an hour. Regular RATP buses, taxis and limousines also operate from Paris CDG Airport, and road access from Paris is on the A1 via Porte de la Chapelle.

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Directions & Transportations
Taxi - Aeroports Limousine Service (tel:01 40 71 84 62) provide chauffeur driven cars to Paris for 105 Euros. Paris Taxis charge around 38 Euros from the airport to central Paris.
Bus - Roissy Bus service departs from all three terminals every 15 to 20 minutes to Place de l'Opera in Paris. A single fare costs 8.20 Euros and the journey time is 45 minutes. Air France Coach Line 2 provides transport to Porte Maillot and Etoile every 15 minutes and the fare is 10 Euros. Line 4 travels to Gare de Lyon and Montparnasse every 30 minutes and the fare is 11.50 Euros. Air France Coach also provides a link to Orly Paris Airport. RATP buses also run to Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est and to Porte de Bagnolet. The Airport Connection is a door-to-door mini-shuttle bus service to Paris.
Rail - There is an SNCF help desk on the 4th floor of Terminal 2. RER B train runs from the airport to Gare du Nord, Chatelet-les-Halles, St Michel and Denfert-Rochereau and connects with the Metro. Shuttle buses from the airport connects with the TGV-RER train station North Terrace. From Terminal 1 take the green shuttle and from Terminal 2 take the blue shuttle. Trains leave every 4 to 15 minutes and a single fares costs 7.75 Euros.
Road - There are buses, taxis and limousines to take you to your destination in Paris.
From Paris, take the A1 via Porte de la Chapelle, or take the A3 via Porte de Bagnolet and join the A1. Follow signposts to the airport.
Free Shuttle buses link terminals 1,2 and 3.

Facilities: There are ATMs, banks and bureaux de change in all terminals as well as a wide selection of shops, restaurants and bars. Terminal 1 also has a hairdresser and a business facility that includes meeting rooms, fax and photocopier. Internet facilities and wireless Internet access are also available. Mobile phones can be rented at the airport. Disabled passengers are well catered for at the airport.
Departure Tax: None.

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Hotels Airport Paris CDG
Charles de Gaulle Hotels
Hotels Paris
Taxis Paris
Roissy Hotels
Orly Hotels
Paris Airport Transfer

1 comment:

  1. Great article thanks for sharing, if you need some great solution how to get from Charles de Gaulle airport into Paris its Kiwitaxi you should only choose the car type, check the price and make the online book, hope it will be useful for you. Good luck.


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