Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

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42 flights tracked

6 flights delayed by >3 hours

3 flights cancelled

It is approximately 23 km away from the city centre. More than 72.2 million passengers pass through Paris Airport per year (recorded in 2018). Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the hub for Air France.

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline From Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival
UU974 Air Austral
Landing Roland Garros Airport
EXPECTED 25.04.2020 08:25:00
ACTUAL Cancelled
Cancelled

Minimum Connection Time: Charles de Gaulle Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is essential to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It's recommended to always check this before booking flight tickets. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a traveller should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport terminals

Terminals are the areas or separate buildings in airports through which passengers can transfer between ground transport and the places for boarding or disembarking from the plane. It is very important to confirm which terminal you are leaving from or transferring through, due to the fact that terminals in bigger airports can be far from each other and travellers may require extra time to get to the correct one. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has 3 Terminals.

Terminal 1 – Eurowings, LOT, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, SAS and others

Terminal 2 – British Airways, KLM, Easyjet, Finnair and others

Terminal 3 – Jet2.com, Onur Air, Vueling and others

Transport from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris

It can be difficult when travelling to a destination for the first time to find the most convenient way to reach the centre of the city. It is not always possible to travel by public transportation directly from the airport and taxis may be expensive. Our suggestion is to check all transport alternatives ahead of the flight to make sure you choose the best option for your trip. Go here for updated information and connections of public transport.

Charles de Gaulle Airport train

  • RER Line B
    Direction: Châtelet metro station
    Travel time (approx.): 35 min. to Châtelet
    Operating hours: more information here
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines or online

Buses from Charles de Gaulle Airport

  • Le Bus Direct Line 2
    Direction: Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse
    Travel time (approx.): 40 min. to Saint-Michel Notre-Dame
    Tickets: can be purchased from the bus driver or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 12 EUR, children single ticket starts from 7 EUR (for children aged 4 - 11 years old)
  • Line 350
    Direction: Porte de la Chapelle
    Travel time (approx.): 1 hr. to the final destination
    Operating hours: 05:45 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
  • Noctilien night lines (N140 and N143)
    Direction: Paris
    More information: here

Charles de Gaulle Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of the terminals
    Travel time (approx.): 45 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 45 EUR

Places to rest in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Sometimes travellers face prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a flight delay until the following day. In such situations, it is important to note the places in the airport where you can have a good rest or pass time before your flight.

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport lounges

Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide travellers with services, such as food, beverages, relaxation zones, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • Star Alliance Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, after passport control
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Price: 30 EUR
  • Lufthansa Business Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, after security
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 05:00 AM - 08:45 PM, Sat: 05:00 AM - 07:45 PM, Sun: 05:30 AM - 09:00 PM
    Price: 69 EUR
  • ICARE Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, after passport control
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Price: 35 EUR
  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2A
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 01:30 PM, daily
    Price: reserved for passengers with specific credentials (elite status, premium tickets, etc.)

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport hotels

When your next flight departs the next morning, or the lounges are not suitable, the next alternative may be a hotel close to the airport. A number of airports have hotels directly in the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport vicinity to reach a nearby hotel. We have handpicked the best possibilities for you in the event you decide to stay in a hotel between flights.

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport restaurants

The last thing you want during your trip is to feel hungry or thirsty. We have a several options for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during a lengthy layover, or a quick snack to take on board with you. Go here to find a comprehensive overview of places to dine in Paris Airport.

  • Brioche Dorée
    Description: sandwiches, salads, quiches, gratins, pastries, and desserts
    Location: Terminal 2, public area and many other locations within the Airport area
    Opening hours: 6:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Café Cubiste
    Description: Brasserie
    Location: Terminal 2E, Gate M
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 04:30 PM, daily
  • Pret a Manger
    Description: sandwiches, salads, pastries, soups, hot wraps, and desserts
    Location: Terminal 2E, Gates K and L, also two locations in Terminal 3
    Opening hours: Terminal 2: 05:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily; Terminal 3: 24 hrs., daily
  • EXKi
    Description: healthy breakfasts, sandwiches, salads, soups, vegetable tarts, and desserts
    Location: Terminal 2 (D, E, F)
    Opening hours: more information here
  • I LOVE PARIS by Guy Martin
    Description: a restaurant of Guy Martin, the Michelin Star chef
    Location: Terminal 2E, Gate L
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
  • TEPPAN
    Description: a restaurant of French chef, Thierry Marx
    Location: Terminal 2, Public area, Level 2
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport shops

If you are that type of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir purchasing to the last minute, or just need to kill some time before your flight, then it’s worth visiting the airport shops. The guide below provides a selection of shops at the airport. Click here for a full description of shops.

  • BuY PARIS
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: all Terminals
    Opening hours: more information here
  • Air de Paris
    Description: souvenirs, press, books, gifts, and confectionery
    Location: Terminal 2, several locations
    Opening hours: more information here
  • Hermès
    Description: French fashion store
    Location: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 (E and F)
    Opening hours: more information here
  • Disneyland Paris
    Description: Disneyland souvenirs, exclusive toys
    Location: Terminal 2A, Level 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
  • Travel & Co
    Description: travel goods
    Location: Terminal 2 (E and F)
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport car hire

Some places are worth travelling through by car, or it may be more appropriate for your trip to drive. This list of car rental companies will help you to pick the most suitable choice for your journey.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: 33820611620
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours:
    Contact: 33820007498
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 04:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: 33825889755
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: 33104362300
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: 33148626581

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport services

Here are some other key facilities in the airport that you might need to visit while on your journey.

  • Health Care Service
    Location: Terminal 2F, Arrivals Level
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +33 174 251 212 (only voicemail)
  • Art exhibitions
  • Prayer Rooms
    Location: Terminals 1 and 2

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