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Air France airport buses (Les Cars Air France) are open to all travelers, and offer convenient service from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport's Terminal 2 to central Paris, but there are cheaper and faster alternatives.
 

 

   

Air France buses (Les Cars Air France) runs from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport to central Paris every day of the week, serving Terminal 1, Gate 32; and Terminals 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, and 2F.

These buses do not stop at Terminal 3 which you may reach via the CDGVal. More...

(If you are arriving or departing from Terminal 3, it's more convenient (and cheaper!) to take the RoissyBus, and faster and cheaper to take the RER B suburban train.) More...

Any traveler may use the Air France buses. You do not need to be an Air France flight passenger.

If you flew Economy Class to Charles de Gaulle Airport, you'll feel right at home on the bus: the seats give you very little legroom even though the Air France bus costs nearly twice as much as the RoissyBus.

You can buy your tickets right from the driver on the Air France bus for cash euros, or online (for which you receive a small discount), but if you buy online you must print your ticket to hand to the driver.

Prices given below are one-way/single for adults. Purchase a round-trip/return ticket and you'll receive a discount of about 16%. Youth under 25 years of age, and members of groups of 4 or more, can claim a 15% discount from the one-way fares. Children 2 to 11 pay one-half the adult price.

Travel times noted below are minimum times in average mid-day, weekday traffic. If you travel at morning or evening rush hour, particularly if you're going into the city in the morning rush, and out to the airport in the evening rush, you must plan at least 50% more time.

There are Métro and RATP city bus stations and taxi stands at each of the central Paris airport bus stops, allowing you to continue your journey in the city to your hotel or apartment as you wish.

Route 2

Roissy CDG-Porte Maillot-Étoile

Air France Route 2 buses connect Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport's Terminals 1 and 2 with Porte Maillot (Boulevard Gouvion St Cyr) and Place Charles de Gaulle-Étoile (1, Avenue Carnot) in central Paris (map).

Buses depart the airport every 30 minutes from 05:45 am to 23:00 (11 pm).

The journey takes about 60 minutes in average traffic. Cash one-way/single adult fare paid on the bus in 17€.

Route 3

Roissy CDG-Orly Airport


Route 3 buses connect Paris's two principal airports, traveling from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris-Orly Airport every 30 minutes from 05:55 am to 22:25 (10:25 pm); and from Orly to CDG from 06:30 am to 22:30 (10:30 pm).

Cash adult one-way/single fare paid on the bus is 21€.

Route 4

Roissy CDG-Gare de Lyon-Gare Montparnasse


Route 4 buses connect Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport's Terminals 1 and 2 with two of Paris's busiest train stations: Gare de Lyon (20 bis boulevard Diderot) and Gare Montparnasse (rue du commandant Mouchotte) (map).

Buses depart the airport every half hour from 07:00 am to 21:00 (9 pm); they depart Gare Montparnasse (rue du commandant Mouchotte) every 30 minutes from 06:30 am to 21:30 (9:30 pm).

The journey takes at least 60 minutes to Gare de Lyon, another 15 to 20 minutes to Gare Montparnasse. Adult one-way/single fare paid on the bus is 17.50€.

Alternatives

The RoissyBus, operated by Paris's RATP transit system, costs less, departs more frequently, and stops at all of the terminals at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (except 2G). Its terminus in central Paris is near is the Palais Garnier on place de l'Opéra. More...

RER suburban trains are the cheapest and fastest way to travel from Charles de Gaulle Airport to central Paris. The train doe not get stuck in traffic, and also offers more destinations served in the city center. More...



RER Suburban Trains

RoissyBus

Airport Taxis

CDG Airport Ground Transport

Hotels at CDG Airport

Air France Bus Orly-Paris

Paris Transport

Paris Hotels

About Paris

 

 

Air France Bus, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France

Above, an Air France bus (car in French)
prepares to depart for central Paris.

Below, take an Air France bus directly to
the Arc de Triomphe on the Place de l'Étoile.

 

 

Arc de Triomphe, Place de l'Étoile, Paris, France