Air travel Paris, CDG Airport, Charles de
Gaulle, Airport Transfer
If you are traveling to Paris from the United
States, a good bet is to fly into New York City
or other east coast city and then board a
non-stop flight to Charles de Gaulle Airport
in Paris (CDG) where you will go through
customs and immigration. That way you will
have no anxiety about making a connection
after the customs/immigration check. CDG is
also called Paris Roissy.
Air Travel To Paris, Flights to CDG Airport, 14
miles outside of Paris. Shop for the lowest cost
Air travel to CDG Airport on the web. Look at
connections and price variations by day of the
week. Save on airport transfer with RER.
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Information for those
Renting a vehicle in
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, CDG, is a big sprawling airport 14 are
further divided into Halls, resulting in a total of eight sections. These terminals
serve the many and varied airlines.
Air France operates out of CDG 2, which is further divided into terminals
(Halls) A, B,C, D, E, and F.
Terminal One and Terminal Three are not further divided
When returning a rental car or flying out of CDG it is important to know the
terminal number; One, Two, or Three.
Otherwise, CDG has everything the traveler needs including hotels, rental
cars, bus/subway service, and a new train station.
Airport surface transportation, the Roissybus connects the three airport
Terminals and the train station for the RER Trains and its connection to the
subway system. (Metro)
From Terminal two's RER Train station, the RER trains run every 15 minutes
and take 35 minutes to reach Paris and Gare du Norde train station with
connections to the Metro. If you are carrying heavy suitcases, however, you will
find no escalators or elevators in many of the subway (Metro)
(RER)stations in Paris.
The best option is to taxi into Paris or shuttle van to your hotel unless you
can lug your suitcases up several flights of stairs when exiting the subway
(Metro) station or RER in Paris.
Look into shared or Private shuttle vans, AC, Non smoking, air conditioned
vans from the airport.
Shared Shuttle Van to Paris. Check http://www.paris-shuttle.com/
The cost of a shared shuttle, approximately per person single 26 USD per
person for two. These are shared shuttle vans with air conditioning that take
you from CDG to your hotel in Paris. Book 36 hours ahead online with credit
VIP Service is available with the same companies for 80 USD approximately
Taxi service is available from CDG to Paris for $60 USD.
Renting a car at CDG airport is an option but Paris is a difficult city for drivers
unfamiliar with the city and parking is a problem. Rental cars are available at
several train stations in the city
Ireland's Shannon Airport
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Paris has a climate
similar to the mid USA
at sea level, cool
winters but not much ice
or snow, warm to hot
summers, light rain in
RyanAir from Shannon serves Paris-Beauvais Airport, (BVA) about 80 KM
north of Paris. A shuttle bus from Beauvais reaches Paris in one hour. Train
service is not available.
Ryan Air out of Shannon (SNN) for example, to Paris/Beauvais (BVA) lists at 34
Euros round trip plus charges for luggage and other extras, (check the long list of
extras before booking) for the one hour flight.
RyanAir, serves dozens of obscure or satellite European cities and offers at
times $20 and $30 dollar flights with many add on charges for luggage, booking
fees, etc. Check the extras before booking.
From Gatwick, a shuttle for $35. to the Standsted Airport served by
RyanAir with fights to other parts of France could result in significant savings for
those with the stamina to make several plane changes and those with a flexible
A flight from London's Standsted to Marseilles for example recently listed at 15
Euros ($20 USD) plus tax and an additional charge for luggage which could make
the total cost an attractive $45 USD.
While the price sounds tempting, the flight has unreserved, first come, first
served seating and limited daily flights. Luggage over 15 kg is extra and there
are many add on charges.
For independent and flexible travelers this airline is worth a look but for most
travelers who need a level of comfort and a firm schedule and seat assignment,
these offerings could lead to an unacceptable level of anxiety. The best bet is to
fly directly into CDG.
Houston also offers direct flights
If you are not able to make a
direct flight you might go through
Ireland's Shannon or London's
Heathrow where you will go
through customs and
immigration and could be
delayed for your flight to Paris.
Paris, Charles de Gaulle
The New TGV station at terminal 2
serves many destinations with high
speed trains including Marseilles,
Dijon, Lyon, Montpellier, Bordeaux,
Lillie, Strasbourg, Le Harve, Grenoble,
Le mans, Nantes, Nimes, Toulouse,
Valence, and Tours
TGV serves Marne La Vallée–Chessy
the station for EuroDisney (10 minutes)
Reservations are required on the TGV
trains. Make them well in advance, the
trains can fill up.
CDG Airport, Charles De Gaulle
Air Travel To Paris,
CDG Airport, Charles
De Gaulle is 14 miles
northwest of Paris.
The RER trains
transportation to Paris
RER Station might not
have an elevator or
escalato and can pose
problems if you have
According to the experts interviewed by writer Scott McCarthy in a Wall Street Journal article, the best
days to fly are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. These days bring the best ticket prices.
The day that you buy the tickets is also important. The best time to buy your tickets is one or two
months before your travel day and the best days to buy are Tuesday evening, Wednesday, and
Saturday and Sunday are not good days to make your purchase, they are apt to bring the highest
prices because weekends are when many people are shopping for air tickets.
Air Travel Reservations to Paris must be realistic; can you really run from the
international terminal to the domestic terminal in half an hour? Give yourself
about two and a half to three hours for a connection that requires a trip through
customs and immigration.
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