Paris Orly Airport

General information

The second busiest airport in France is located on the outskirts of Paris and and consists of one terminal called Orly 1-2-3-4. Paris Orly Airport is used for most domestic flights of Air France. Besides, the airport is a hub for Air Caraïbes, Transavia France, easyJet and Vueling.

The capital of France has three airports, from large to small: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris Orly Airport and Paris Beauvais Airport.

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Where is Paris Orly Airport situated?

Paris Orly Airport is situated south of the city centre. The airport is connected to Autoroute A106 and because of that easy to reach by car.

How many terminals does Paris Orly Airport have?

After renovation and expansion work, the airport changed the names of its terminals in the spring of 2019. Orly Ouest and Orly Sud are interconnected now and named differently, namely Orly 1-2-3-4. As a result, Paris Orly Airport has only one terminal. Orly Ouest is Orly 1 and Orly 2, Orly Sud is Orly 3 and Orly 4.

Walking between two parts of the airport takes 5 minutes, thus by foot it is 15 minutes between Orly 1 and Orly 4. The automatic shuttle train Orlyval takes travellers from Orly 1-2-3 station to Orly 4 station within a minute and vice versa and is therefore faster. Orly 3, the newest part of Paris Orly Airport, is closest to Orly 4 station.

Check-in zones and boarding gates at Paris Orly Airport

Terminal Departures Check-in zones Boarding gates
Orly 1 Departures 1 A and B 11 – 18
Orly 2 Departures 2 C 21 – 26
Orly 3 Departures 3 D International and E Schengen 31 – 36
Orly 4 Departures 4 E Schengen and F International 41 – 48

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Paris Orly Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in France.

Airport Distance
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport 34km
Paris Beauvais Airport 83km



The distance from Paris Orly Airport to the centre of Paris is 18 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Paris.

From ORY Airport to Paris City centre by Car
18 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Paris Orly Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Paris Orly Airport you can travel by train and tram. Visit the Paris Orly Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Paris Orly Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Paris Orly Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Paris is about € 35.-. Book your taxi at Paris Orly Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ORY Airport to Paris City centre by Taxi
18 km
30 min
€ 35.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Paris Orly Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) 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.

Airport parking

Paris Orly Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Paris Orly Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Paris Orly Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Paris Orly Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Paris Orly Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Paris Orly Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Air France
  • easyJet
  • Transavia France
  • Corsair International
  • Vueling


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Paris Orly Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Howard Hotel Paris Orly Airport, Paray-Vieille-Poste

Howard Hotel Paris Orly is located a 5-minute drive from Orly Airport and a 20-minute drive from Paris.

Hotels in Paris

Looking for the best hotels in Paris? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Joyce - Astotel, Paris

The Joyce Hotel is located in the heart of Paris, a 15-minute walk from the Opera Garnier. It offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi Internet access.


Saint James Albany Paris Hotel Spa, Paris

Located in the centre of Paris, opposite to the Jardin des Tuileries and Le Louvre, this hotel offers free access to the 500 m² spa with an indoor pool, fitness centre and hammam.


Nolinski Paris, Paris

Nolinski Paris is set in the 1st arr. District in Paris, 500 metres from Tuileries Garden and within easy reach from the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré shopping area.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Paris Orly Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Skip the Line: Versailles and Trianon Audio Pen Tour

Skip the long lines at Versailles and enjoy a self-guided tour of the main Palace, with the aid of an audio pen and interactive map. Marvel at the ornate State Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors, the beautiful Gardens, and Marie-Antoinette's Estate.


Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show at Disneyland Paris

At Disneyland Paris be sure to join Mickey and friends for an unforgettable feast and show featuring real live Cowboys and Indians. Meet the legendary Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull, Annie Oakley, and the Rough Riders, as you experience how the West was won.

Tour & transport

Paris Picasso Museum 2-Hour Private Small-Group Tour

Enjoy a 2-hour private guided tour of Paris's Picasso Museum in a small group. Delve into the life and work of one of the world's most prolific artists, and feast your eyes on some of his principal works – housed in a splendid 17th-century mansion.


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