Ports of Call
Paris Orly Airport
Like Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris-Orly Airport offers passengers state-of-the-art facilities and often much shorter queues. The airport is well equipped to serve over 26 million passengers each year. It caters to a number of low-cost carriers, making it easier for passengers across Europe to book cheap flights to Paris.
The airport is nine miles (14km) south of Paris.
Getting to the city
Several choices of public transportaiont methods are the cheapest way to the city centre. RER C trains leave regularly from both terminals and connect to the metro and SNCF train stations. A number of bus services also operate from both terminals such as the Roissy bus line and Air France. Taxis are an expensive albeit fast way to the city centre although they should be avoided in rush hour. Fares usually cost US$35 but are more expensive at night (Tel: 01 47 39 00 91). Airport shuttles also offer door to door service or connections to public transportation stations.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Tel: +01 49 75 5252.
All the major car rental companies are represented at the airport.
There are taxis outside the arrival terminals and the taxi fare to the city centre is generally €35.
Transfer between terminals
The two terminals are linked by a free shuttle bus.
There are a number of shops, bars and restaurants throughout the airport and both terminals have ATMs, banks and currency exchange services. Other facilities include information desks, an art gallery, left luggage, and a medical centre offering vaccinations. Internet access points and wireless Internet access is available, and a business centre offers a venue and equipment for business needs. Disabled passengers are well catered for; passengers with special needs are advised to inform their airline in advance.
Parking charges at Paris-Orly Airport range from €6.80 per hour to €36.40 per day in P0 to P3, which are within a short distance of the terminal. Regular shuttle buses connect P 4 and P5 to the terminal and charges start at €4 for an hour and €26 for a full day. Just three minutes from the South Terminal is lot P6 with rates starting at €6.80 for the first hour and going up to €36.40 for the full day. All parking lots, except P5, are closed between 12.30am and 3.30am in summer and 4.30am during winter.
Wifi is available at a cost of €2.90 for 20 minutes, €5.90 for an hour, and €9.90 for 24 hours.
Internet kiosks with printing, faxing and web cam facilities are available throughout the airport. The Paris-Orly Conference Centre offers fully equipped conference facilities and meeting rooms. Workstations are also available throughout the airport.
Paris Orly Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.