A first-class gateway to Europe and to the world

The region has first-rate transport infrastructures, 210 km of underground train (metro); 1,400 km of regional express trains (RER) and rail networks; 3,000 km of bus lanes and 2,100 km of first-class roads and motorways. (Source: the Paris region Chamber of Commerce and Industry). As the leading motorway network in Europe, it facilitates rapid access to other European cities.

Paris Ile-de-France also enjoys interconnection with the TGV network which connects Paris to several major European capitals (London, Brussels, etc.) and to major French cities and numerous transport infrastructures. With 70 ports, the region is also the second-largest river platform in Europe.

The Paris-Charles de Gaulle platform is served by:

• Motorway A1 (the Autoroute du Nord) linking Paris to Brussels and serving the airport directly.
• Motorway A3 (Paris Est).
• Two secondary access highways: A86 and A104 (La Francilienne).
• The TGV railway station serving approximately 70 cities daily.

The Paris-Orly hub served by:

• The junction of the A6 and A10 motorways, 10 minutes from the Paris ring road.
• A secondary access highway: A86

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