Key to the City

Distance as the crow flies: 687 km
Jet lag : 0
Airports :
Paris-Orly Airport (ORY)
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).


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Calling Paris to Paris: dialling code preceded by zero (020) + the 8 digits for the local number. E.g. : 01 00 00 00 00.
Calling abroad from Paris: 00 + country code + Dialling code without the zero + the 8 digits for the local number. E.g. London: 00 + 44 + 20 + 00 00 00 00.
Calling Paris from abroad: 00 + 33 + the dialling code without the zero (1) + the 8 digits for the local number. E.g. : 00 + 33 + 1 + 00 00 00 00.


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  • Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
    14km South of Paris

    Orlybus: The Orlybus shuttle connects Paris-Orly airport with Paris Denfert-Rochereau station. The journey time is 20 to 30 minutes, price 6,60 €.
    Orlybus stations:
    - Paris-Orly South: gate H
    - Paris-Orly West: gate G in Arrivals

    Taxi: available from exit L at Paris-Orly South and gate B in Arrivals at Paris-Orly West.

    RER C: Paris-Orly is connected to the "Pont de Rungis" RER C station by the "Paris by train" bus service (25 min RER + 10 min bus).
    Price: 3,80€ (RER) + 2,50€ (bus)
    "PARIS BY TRAIN" shuttle stops at Paris-Orly:
    - Paris-Orly South: gate F
    - Paris-Orly West: gate G in Arrivals

    RER B: Paris-Orly is linked to "Antony" RER B station by the ORLYVAL shuttle (25 min RER + 8 min ORLYVAL). Combined ticket price: 10,25 €
    "ORLYVAL" shuttle stops at Paris-Orly :
    - Paris-Orly South: gate K
    - Paris-Orly West: gate A in Departures

  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
    27km North-East of the centre of Paris

    Roissy Bus : connection by air-conditioned bus between Paris-Opéra and Charles de Gaulle Airport (60 min). Frequency: every 15 mins between 6am and 8.45pm. Every 20 mins between 8.45pm and 11pm.
    One-way price = 9,40 €.

    Taxi: available from the exit of the baggage collection area in each arrival terminal:
    - Terminal 1 exit 20 in arrivals
    - Terminal 2A & 2C exit 6
    - Terminal 2B & 2D exit 7
    - Terminal 2E & 2F exit 1
    - Terminal 3 arrival hall exit
    It takes around an hour to get to the centre of Paris (average cost 50 €).

    Train: The Paris-Charles de Gaulle SNCF station is located between terminals 2C-2D and 2E-2F. Station name: "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 - TGV"

    Regional RER B line : this rail link runs every 10-15mins between Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and Paris and its suburbs. Station CHARLES DE GAULLE 2. Free CDGVAL shuttle between the stations and terminals.

    Average journey time:
    - 25 mins from Gare du Nord
    - 28 mins from Châtelet-Les-Halles
    - 35 mins from Denfert-Rochereau.

    From the AÉROPORT CHARLES DE GAULLE 2 station:
    - Terminals 2C, 2D, 2E and 2F accessible by moving walkways.
    - Terminals 2A and 2B are accessible by moving walkways or by the N1 shuttle bus from level 5 in the RER station.
    - Terminal 2G accessible by shuttle N3 from gate 4 in terminal C (shuttle N2 runs every day from 5.30am to 2pm, journey time 10mins).

    From the AÉROPORT CHARLES DE GAULLE 1 station:
    - Terminal 1 is accessible via the free CDGVAL shuttle and takes 6 mins.
    - Terminal 3 is accessible via a 500m pedestrian walkway.

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