Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the second busiest airport in Europe based on passenger numbers. The airport serves as the main hub for flag carrier Air France. Besides, it’s an important base for easyJet.
The airport has four runways and three terminals. In 2024, Terminal 4 will be opened north of Terminal 2. At that time, the CDG Express train service between the airport and the city will be operational, just in time for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Where is Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport situated?
The airport is situated northeast of Paris. The location of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is good, right along the busy A1 motorway (Autoroute du Nord).
How many terminals does Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport have?
Airport CDG consists of Terminal 1, Terminal 2 (2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G) and Terminal 3. The automatic shuttle train CDGVAL connects the terminals with each other, seven days a week from 04:00 hours to 01:00 hours. Check out a list of free inter-terminal shuttles at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Terminal 2G is a satellite building used for regional flights of Air France, you can reach this terminal with shuttle bus N2 from terminals T2E and T2F. Portes K / Gates K are connected to Terminal 2E, Portes L and Portes M can be reached from this terminal with the metro LISA. Hall L is also accessible on foot via Terminal 2F.
Does Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?
Yes, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has an Automated People Mover which is called CDGVAL. The automatic shuttle rail connects Terminal 1, Parking R, Terminal 3, Parking X and Terminal 2 with each other. The train runs from the early morning till late at night. Another Automated People Mover at CDG Airport not many people know is metro LISA. The APM takes travellers from Terminal 2E to the L and M gates.
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The distance from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to the centre of Paris is 26 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Paris.
From CDG Airport to Paris City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Paris is about € 58.-. Book your taxi at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From CDG Airport to Paris City centre by Taxi
At Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Europcar, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air France
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Things to do
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