Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport and Orly transfers

Bus, Paris RER trains or taxi to Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly Airports

Le Bus Direct CDG - Orly airport bus for airport transfers
Le Bus Direct: CDG and Orly Airport bus daily, every 30 minutes

The two main airports of Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and Orly, are on opposite sides of the city. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is in the north, Orly the south. Both require a bus, train or shuttle transfer through or around Paris.

The three main options to make this journey are Le Bus Direct buses that used to run non-stop between the two airports, Line B of the RER Paris trains that go through Paris centre and private vehicle or taxi.

Le Bus Direct (Line 3)

Unfortunately Le Bus Direct has terminted its service between airports due to lack of travellers throughout the pandemic. We are un-sure as to when/if the service will resume, so use the information below as a historic guide only.

Le Bus Direct runs a dedicated airport service running non-stop around the periphery of Paris.

The service runs 7 days a week leaving both Paris Orly and Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airports every 30 minutes. Journey time is scheduled at 90 minutes, though at peak time and during commute hours there can be severe road congestion delays on the route.

Buses run from about 6am to 10pm at 20-30 minute intervals from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and from about 6.30am to 10pm at 20-30 minute intervals from Orly.

Adult fare between CDG and Orly Airports: €22.00 (Return fare: €37.00) Child fares up to 40% off for 4-11 year olds and children under 4 go free. (Last checked Feb 2020.)

Paris and OrlyVal shuttle train

RER train at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport

The RER train service from CDG Airport goes through the centre of Paris and out the other side and continues to within a few miles of Paris Orly Airport.

At Antony Station a small shuttle train runs a dedicated service to Paris Orly. Both service all terminals in each airport.

If using this service be careful on Line B of the RER where there are several branches to the line. Make sure the train you board goes to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) or Antony.

Scheduled journey times are more reliable than the Le Bus Direct as there is no road congestion to contend with.

You should do the journey comfortably in about an hour. The service runs between 6am and 11pm.

Private car transfer between Paris Airports - CDG-ORLY, ORLY-BEAUVAIS, CDG-BEAUVAIS

We work with a local private transfer service to provide you with options to book transfers for yourself, your family or your larger group transferring between any of the Paris airports including CDG, Orly and Beauvais.

A private transfer is a great option to make your journey more comfortable and enjoyable. With door to door service, high quality vehicles and personal meet and greet at the airport, it is a perfect way make your transfer as stress free as possible. You can also download the mobile app which will keep you updated on your booking, your driver details and allow messages between you for extra peace of mind.

The transfer service provides a variety of vehicle types to take individuals, families or larger groups in comfort and luxury. Use our booking banner below to get a quote and book.

Paris Opentour bus


paris private transfers

Private car transfer between Paris airports

• Reliable service • Personal meet & greet • Variety of vehicle types to suite traveller numbers • Free mobile app for live updates • Excellent value.

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