Published on 1St December 2022

Are you leaving from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly: planning your trip to the Parisian airports

This Christmas holidays, when our terminals are very busy, Paris Aéroport assists you, guides you and informs you to ensure that your arrival at our airports goes smoothly. From the moment you arrive at Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Paris-Orly until your plane takoff, check out a few rules to follow for a more serene journey. 

How do I get to my departure terminal?
We invite you to arrive early at the airport. Whether at Paris-CDG or Paris-Orly, we advise you to plan an arrival: 

- 2 hours before a medium-haul flight
- 3 hours before a long-haul flight 
I fly from Paris-CDG or Paris-Orly

From which terminal do I leave?

Before travelling, you can find out your departure terminal. Nothing could be easier!

Search for your flight on the Paris Airport website
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Where can I check in?
To help saving time, we strongly recommend that you check in using the online check-in system whenever possible. 

In addition, automatic check-in kiosks are also available in our airports. They are designed to be easy to use, with an intuitive interface.
I check all the steps

How do I pass the security checks?

How do I pass the security checks?

Once you have checked in, proceed directly and without delay to security and border controls

Prepare your identity documents and boarding pass in advance for border controls.

Also, at security checks, please verify in advance the items prohibited in the aircraft cabin in order to avoid any inconvenience. .
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And now I'm enjoying before my flight!
You are finally in the boarding area! 

Before boarding your plane, enjoy our restaurants and shops in the terminals.
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Discover my terminal before I take off