Wondering how to get from Orly Airport to Gare du Nord? Gare du Nord, meaning Station of the North, is one of the largest train stations in Paris. It belongs to a group of six large train stations that make up the SNFC train network. Located in the 10th arrondissement, the station services a range of routes including RER and metro lines. Gare du Nord is the busiest train station in Europe with a total of 222 million visitors per year.
To get to Gare du Nord, you will first take a flight to Orly Airport. Orly Airport is the second largest airport in Paris, second only to the huge Charles de Gaulle Airport which is one of the busiest in Europe. Orly Airport services both domestic and international flights so whether you are coming from regional France or further abroad, it is likely you will land here.
Once you have arrived at Orly Airport, you will need to arrange alternative transport to get from the airport to Gare du Nord. Taxi is by far your most convenient option, offering door-to-door service, although it is also possible to get the train or bus.
Taxi from Orly Airport to Gare du Nord
Gare du Nord is located approximately 20 kilometres from Orly Airport and can easily be reached by taxi. Top Paris Transfer is a highly professional and reputable taxi service that will ensure you make this journey in style and comfort. Boasting a range of modern, luxury vehicles, Top Paris Transfer provides excellent service from beginning to end.
Your experience with Top Paris Transfer will begin on our user-friendly website where you can book a vehicle for your arrival. Once your vehicle is reserved, you can be sure that one of our drivers will be waiting to greet you when you land at Orly Airport. You can find them by the marked placard they will be holding stating your name.
Our drivers are all licensed and bilingual, speaking both French and English to accommodate our international guests. They are more than happy to have a chat so please don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have during your trip. For further assistance, we have a helpful customer service team available 24/7 to respond to your enquires.
Top Paris Transfer caters for guests of all ages. If there are young passengers in your group, please let us know and we will provide complimentary car seats as the safety of our guests is our top priority.
Payment for your journey will be collected upon your arrival at Gare du Nord. For your convenience, we accept payment in euro, pound or dollar.
Orly to Gare du Nord Taxi Prices
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Transfers from Orly to Gare du Nord By Train
The second transport option is to get the train from Orly to Gare du Nord. Orly Airport has a light rail, the Orlyval, that runs directly from the airport and connects the it with the broader Paris network. To get the train to Gare du Nord, you must first take the Orlyval to Antony. The Orlyval runs frequently (usually every 10 minutes) so you should be able to catch one quite easily. It operates between 6.00am and 11.35pm daily.
When you arrive in Antony, swap to an RER B train which will take you straight to Gare du Nord.
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 23.30€ for an adult ticket, 16.20€ for a child ticket
Transfer from Orly Airport to Gare du Nord By Bus
The third transport option is to get the bus from Orly to Gare du Nord, although there are no direct services so this option may not be suitable for everyone. To get the bus, make your way to Orly Sud (the Orly Airport bus station). From here you can board the OrlyBus, which will take you to Denfert-Rochereau. At Denfert-Rochereau, transfer to an RER B train which will take you to Gare du Nord.
For groups travelling with large luggage, young children or elderly passengers, we highly recommend booking a taxi. This way, you will be sure to avoid the tedious changeovers and walking components.
Duration: 48 minutes
Cost: 23.30€ for an adult ticket, 17€ per children ticket.