Welcome to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)


Warning: access to the terminals of Paris airports is restricted to employees and passengers (with a reservation)
Paris-CDG : all flights are operated from Paris-CDG terminal 2A, 2C, 2E & 2F.
Paris-Orly : all flights are operated at Orly 1, Orly 3 or Orly 4.
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Car parks are open to the reservation for your convenience.
Le Bus Direct shuttle service traffic is no longer available. Your alternatives to go to / from the airport: click here
In Paris-Orly, if you are picking up a relative, go to the Drop-off ("Arrivées Minute") area at Orly 3, Park P3 on level -2.
The Orly car parks shuttle is interrupted until further notice, Orly 4 is accessible on foot from the P4c car park (about 7 minutes), Orly 3 is accessible on foot via the continuum or Orlyval.

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Welcome to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

How to get from Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG) to Paris or from Paris to CDG ? 

Find out more about how to get from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris and how to get from Paris to the CDG airport on the day of your departure by RoissyBus, public bus, train or even by car and learn more about the shuttle between Orly and Charles de Gaulle for a successful airport transfer.

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Car parks and terminals at Charles de Gaulle airport

Plan your car journey without any trouble thanks to the car parks of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Arrive early and take advantage of the low prices on our long term car parks. Find the Charles de Gaulle - CDG terminal maps. Find your way around the CDG Airport on the day of your departure or on the day of your arrival. 

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Whether you are early or waiting for your connection, take advantage of what the Charles de Gaulle Airport has to offer. Restaurants, shops and Duty Free are here to help you pass the time. 

Find all of our best parisian addresses in our Paris Vous Aime Magazine, available in all our boarding gates and baggage reclaim area. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my flight is delayed? 

“Mon Vol en Direct” allows you to receive an email alert for any confirmation or modification of a flight to or from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. Find out if your flight is on time, delayed, postponed, cancelled, or if there’s been a terminal change. 

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How early should I arrive at Charles de Gaulle for my flight ? 

For a domestic or medium-haul flight (radius of action is approximately 5000 kilometres): at least 1h30 before your departure time. For an international long-haul flight at least 2 to 3 hours before your departure.

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Checked baggage : what are the authorized weights and dimensions at Paris CDG airport? 

Your checked baggage can generally measure up to 158 cm / 62 in (a + b + c), including pockets, wheels and handles. For most airlines, the maximum weight of your authorized checked baggage is 23 kilos (50lbs). 

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Hand luggage : what are the authorized weights and dimensions at Paris CDG airport? 

Depending on the airline you are travelling with, the number, weight and size of hand baggages allowed in the cabin may vary. Generally, 1 carry-on baggage (8 kilos on average) and 1 additional accessory (such as a handbag) are allowed in economy class and 2 carry-on bags and 1 additional accessory are allowed in business class. 

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Lost property in CDG 

If you have lost an object inside Charles de Gaulle Airport, you must first complete the loss form online. The lost and found service at the airport in charge will get back to you as soon as possible.  
The "lost objects" are located on the 3rd level, SNCF / TGV station, open from 9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 5.30pm (except on Tuesday: open from 1pm to 5.30pm). 

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Persons with reduced mobility (PRM) 

Depending on the nature of your disability or handicap, specific assistance is provided at the CDG airport. This assistance allows you, according to your needs, to move around our terminals, check in, check in and check out your baggage and mobility equipment, get to the plane, board, settle in and leave the plane. 

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Which legal documents for a child travelling alone ? 

All children (0-18 years old) must have, at the very least, a national identity card and/or a passport, depending on their nationality and destination.  Contact your airline, which very often requires you to complete a form and follow a specific procedure 

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Traveling with an animal  

The transport of your pet (dog, cat, hamster...) is allowed on national and international flights. We invite you to get in touch with your airline directly. 

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Are there public transport at night? 

In Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly, a RATP bus service, the Noctilien, is available. 
However, if you have a summons, provided by your travel agency, or an air ticket, you can access your departure terminal to wait for your flight. 

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Where can I find the customs offices (tax-refund) ?

If you live outside of the European Union and buy a product in France on a tax-free basis, know that you can obtain a VAT refund.

Terminal 1 : CDGVAL level, hall 6
Terminal 2A : departure level, gate 5
Terminal 2C : departure level, gate 12
Terminal 2D : departure level, gate 6
Terminal 2E : departure level, gate 4
Terminal 2F : arrivals 
Terminal 3 : departure level, area under the international customs bonded warehouse

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How to facilitate passage between the various checkpoints ? 

My Conciergerie offers passengers personalized, tailor-made assistance services in the passenger's language. 

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