Wondering how to get from Charles de Gaulle airport to Orly airport? Orly Airport is located approximately 13km south of Paris, sitting on the border of two towns: Orly and Villeneuve-le-Roi. Servicing international and domestic flights, Orly was originally the only airport in Paris but now plays a supporting role to Charles de Gaulle Airport which was opened in 1974. Orly Airport is the home base for Transavia France and also services numerous destinations for Air France. While most international services are offered through Charles de Gaulle, Orly Airport has the most domestic traffic and is the second busiest airport in France, with an estimated 33 million passengers transiting through the hub annually.
Orly Airport is located approximately 40 kms from Charles de Gaulle, France’s largest and busiest airport. Servicing an estimated 80 million passengers annually, Charles de Gaulle has three major terminals and covers a large physical area. Given the vastness of the site and general busyness, CDG can be tedious to navigate with young children or in a jetlagged state. It is recommended that passengers are generous with their time so that they can transit through the airport without stress.
Orly Airport often runs flights that connect with services first landing at CDG Airport. If you are only landing in Paris on the way to your final destination, it is not uncommon to find yourself headed from Charles de Gaulle to Orly for the second leg of your journey. The connection between the two airports can be made using taxi, train or shuttle bus.
Taxi from Charles de Gaulle to Orly Airport
Booking a taxi is a stress-free way to travel between the two airports, allowing you to avoid the hassle of carrying heavy luggage to different platforms or dragging the kids around the busy CDG Airport.
Top Paris Transfer offers a fleet of modern, luxury vehicles for door-to-door service. With professional, fully licensed drivers, there is no doubt that you will arrive at Orly Airport in style and comfort. Drivers will meet you at the arrival gate with a placard that clearly states your name, making it easy to identify them in the busy crowds of the arrival hall. Your driver will assist with your luggage and guide you directly to your vehicle, meaning there is no need to find maps and interpret confusing signs. Complimentary car seats will be provided for any children identified at the time of booking to ensure a safe journey for you and your family.
Top Paris Transfer drivers are fluent in both English and French and are more than happy to answer any questions you may have as you make the leisurely 30 minute drive to Orly Airport. Should you need further assistance before or after your trip, our 24/7 customer service team are available to answer all of your queries.
Payment is only required once you arrive at Orly Airport. For your convenience, we accept payment in dollar, euro or pound.
Charles de Gaulle to Orly Airport Taxi Prices
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Taxi is the quickest and most convenient option to transit from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Orly Airport.
Transfers from CDG Airport to Orly Airport by Train
Another option is to catch the train from CDG to Orly Airport, although this can be a tedious process. The RER B line will take you between the two airports, with trains departing underneath Terminal 2 at CDG. Trains run regularly between 5.00am and midnight although the trip is on the lengthy side, taking up to 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Cost: 10 € for an adult ticket, 7 € for a child ticket.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Orly Airport by Bus
There are several buses that depart from CDG Airport but only one practical option to Orly Airport. If you are looking to avoid complicated trips with confusing changeovers, you will need to catch the Line 3 bus operated by Le Bus Direct.
This service departs from all CDG terminals except for Terminal 3, with buses running from 5.55am and 9.00pm. Buses typically depart every 20-30 minutes.
Duration: 1 hour (although this sometimes increases during peak periods).
Cost: 20€ for an adult one way ticket, 10€ for a child one way ticket.