Flights to Paris, France
Like all major European capitals, even Paris has more than one airport. Indeed, the city hosts three airports in total, with flights to Paris landing from the most important cities in the world. International and intercontinental flights both land at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The main national and international flights such as Nice-Paris, Toulouse-Paris, Rome-Paris, London-Paris and Frankfurt- Paris, land at Orly Airport instead. Finally, the flights operated by the main low cost airlines land at Paris-Beauvais-Tille Airport.
Charles de Gaulle Airport – CDG
Anyone who flies to Paris and lands at Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Paris-Roissy Airport, will find a small city where 85 thousand people work and which generates 10% of GDP in the Île- de-France region. More than 60 million passengers land in Paris-Roissy Airport every year, thus making it the second busiest airport in Europe after London Heathrow. 50% of travelers arriving at Paris-Charles de Gaulle fly with Air France. But even other airlines offer cheap flight to Paris, including British Airways on the route from London to Paris and Lufthansa mainly on the route from Frankfurt to Paris. There are two terminals at Paris-Charles de Gaulle. CDG-1 Terminal seen from above looks like a giant octopus with tentacles and a central body where satellite-terminals are located. At CDG-1 Terminal land some forty airlines, including Air China with Beijing-Paris flights, Egyptair for the Cairo-Paris route, as well as Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines and U.S. Airways. CDG 2F Terminal, divided into 7 satellites, is used by the flights operated by Air France, Alitalia with flights from Rome to Paris and Milan-Paris, and KLM on the route from Amsterdam to Paris. There are several hotels near Charles de Gaulle Airport, such as Hilton Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport that offers a free shuttle service from the airport, or Ibis Paris CDG Airport, 2-star budget hotel, but featuring 770 rooms, 4 restaurants and 13 conference rooms.
Paris - Orly Airport - ORY
Paris Orly Airport is the second busiest airport in the French capital. It is the oldest airport in Paris and in the '60s it was a tourist destination due to the presence of shops and movie theaters where people used to spend the famous Sundays at Orly sung by Gilbert Bécaud. Paris Orly airport is where domestic and international flights land, flights operated by Air France, Alitalia with the Milan-Linate-Paris route, Air Berlin with Berlin-Paris flights, as well as budget airlines like EasyJet, Twin Jet and Ryanair. For those arriving in Paris for a quick business meeting, the hotel inside Orly Airport offers adequate reception and business rooms equipped with video systems. Those who land in Paris Orly late in the evening can also stay at Hilton Paris Orly Airport Hotel which is located 3 minutes away from the airport, to which it is connected by a free shuttle.
Paris - Beauvais - Tillé Airport - BVA
Beauvais-Tillé Airport, the third busiest airport in the French capital, is located about 80 kilometers from Paris in the town of Beauvais. Beauvais airport is mainly used by airlines operating low cost flights to Paris, such as Ryanair, Wizz Air and Blue Air on the route Bucharest-Paris. Beauvais- Tillé Airport has one terminal, but will be expanded in the future to ensure the transit of a greater number of passengers (they are 3.8 million currently.) travelers who want to sleep at a hotel near Paris Beauvais airport, they can book 3 and 4 star hotels in Beauvais, a few minutes away by taxi. The closest hotel to Paris Beauvais-Tillé airport is Inter-City Hotel, 2 km away from the airport.
How to reach Paris from Charles de Gaulle, Orly and Beauvais-Tillé Airports
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport is located 25 Km away from Paris city centre. Taxis are the most expensive solution to move from/to Paris and Roissy, with increases in the nightly rate up to 15%. Many bus lines connect to the centre of Paris at significantly smaller costs: the buses that running from Charles de Gaulle to Notre-Dame are the most used by those who fly to Paris. There is also a TGV train station inside Charles de Gaulle Airport, convenient for reaching Gare du Nord station in Paris where you can take the subway.
To get to Paris from Orly Airport the easiest way is the subway, which stops at both terminals. Taxi transfers from Orly to central Paris have an approximate cost of 40 Euros. The cheapest way to get from Orly to Paris is by bus, only a couple of Euros per ticket.
Paris can be reached from Beauvais Airport in about an hour's drive. A great shuttle service connects Beauvais to Porte Maillot, in the north-west of Paris. From Beauvais Station, trains lead to Gare du Nord station, in the center of the French capital. Those who prefer can rent a car at Paris airport and use it to discover the city and then deliver it at one of the affiliated car rental agencies in the centre of the French capital.
Airports close to Paris
Paris is the capital of France and the country's largest city. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. The city of Paris, within its limits largely unchanged since 1860, has an estimated population of 2,167,994 , but the Paris aire urbaine...Source : en.wikipedia.org