During the holiday period or a long week-end, the airport may be very busy so you should plan on arriving there a little earlier!

You can also discover the different services available to improve your experience at the airport and help you get your holiday started with minimum fuss! 

Preparing your luggage

Coursives à Paris AéroportTo prepare your trip properly, it’s important to be aware of the rules concerning your hold luggage and hand luggage, including the number of authorised luggage items, the maximum weight, regulatory sizes and prohibited content.

To learn more about preparing your luggage, consult our tips: golden rules, checked luggagehand luggage and FAQ.
You can also view the official list of items which are banned in the hold and in the aircraft cabin on the website of the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC).


You can save time by visiting your airline’s website in the “check-in” section and by following the instructions. All you will then have left to do is leave your luggage at baggage drop-off.

If you’re travelling without luggage or with just hand luggage, go directly to the boarding lounge without going to the check-in desk.

You can also check yourself in at the airport using the self-service kiosks at your disposal.

Further information about the remote Check-in Service 

Before taking a taxi: useful tips to bear in mind

Illegal taxis are not allowed to solicit customers! Our tips to recognize an official taxi

Save time at border control

SAS Parafe Paris AéroportYou can get through border control more quickly and autonomously using the PARAFE service
With your passport and digital fingerprint, you can join a dedicated queue and save time on departure and arrival. 

Preparing to pass through the security checkpoint 

Please place the items shown on the information panels in the trays provided. The security staff may ask you to remove other items, such as your shoes.

If you have any prohibited items or more than 100 ml of liquid you may be required to hand these over to the security staff (to be destroyed).

Further information about the security checks

Track your flight instantly with the “Mon Vol en Direct” alerts

Our “Mon Vol en Direct” service (Live Flight Status Updates) keeps you instantly informed on the progress of your flight
Simply select your flight and you will receive an e-mail whenever the flight changes status (approaching, new schedule, delayed, arrived, etc.).

Find your flight and set up an alert