Charles de Gaulle is the most well-known and largest Paris airport, but many people also fly into Orly. If your trip takes you to Orly airport, this article will tell you how to get to Paris with public transportation after you land.
Do you have a layover in Paris and don't know what to do while you wait? This article will explain when it makes sense to leave the airport, how to get to the center quickly and what interesting things you can see in Paris in just a few hours.
What you'll need to visit Paris during a layover
A Schengen visa: without it you can't get out of the international terminal. Make sure your Schengen visa isn't category A (transit), which doesn't let you leave the airport.
There are three airports in or near Paris: the international airport, Charles de Gaulle, a regional airport, L'aeroport de Paris-Orly, And the one farthest from the city, Beauvais. This is where the cheapest air companies are based. It's 90 km from the center of Paris in Picardie. The main airline here is RYANAIR, but there are others as well.
Here we'll explain both ways to get to the center of Paris from Paris-Beauvais Tille Airport.
After getting off the plane, go through customs and collect your baggage (this shouldn't be difficult). You will have a choice on how to get to France's capital.
The city of romance has buses, taxis and other modes of transport ready.
We suggest you use the most convenient transport, that being the train and metro. But if you think public transport is too uncomfortable for you, or if you are landing or leaving too late or early, we recommend taking a taxi from the airport.