Paris Travel Planner   RoissyBus CDG Airport Bus, Paris
The RoissyBus, operated by RATP, provide cost-effective airport shuttle bus service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport and Place de l'Opéra in central Paris for a lower fare than Le Bus Direct. Bus 350 & 351 city buses, to Gare de l'Est and Place de la Nation, are slower, but even cheaper.

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The RoissyBus airport bus, a service of Paris's RATP public transport system, shuttles passengers between all 8 of the terminals at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport and Place Charles Garnier, next to the Place de l'Opéra in central Paris for 12 one-way/single.

(Place Charles Garnier is where rue Scribe meets rue Auber [map]. The bus stop is on rue Scribe at the corner of rue Auber, across rue Scribe from the Palais Garnier.)

At Place de l'Opéra you can connect by Métro, city bus, or taxi to any other point in Paris.

RoissyBus Schedules

RoissyBus service begins at 05:15 am from the Place Charles Garnier in central Paris, at 06:00 am from Aéroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The RoissyBus stops at all eight of CDG's terminals (except Terminal 2G, which you reach by shuttle bus from Terminal 2E.)

Buses run every 15 minutes until 20:00 (8:00 pm), and every 20 minutes from 20:00 to 00:30 (8:00 pm to 12:30 am). The ride takes about 60 to 75 minutes 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, or out to the airport in the evening rush, you must plan at least 50% more time. (Compare this travel time with that of the faster RER Line B trains, which do not have to wait for traffic. More...)

Note that there is no toilet on the bus, and no bus office with a toilet, at the rue Scribe/Place Charles Garnier bus stop, so come prepared.

RoissyBus Tickets & Fares

The one-way/single fare is 12€, the same as Le Bus Direct and just a bit more than the RER B suburban train—but the train, not having to contend with Paris traffic like the bus does, is usually faster, and the train serves more destinations in central Paris. More...

There is a ticket machine in the bus stop shelter at rue Scribe/Place Charles Garnier (map) from which you can buy a ticket using a chip credit/debit card or euro coins, but not paper money. You must validate your ticket (composter) when you board the bus: insert your ticket in a validator machine and it will stamp the date and time on the ticket.

You may also purchase your ticket from the driver using coins, euro notes/bills, or credit card when you board the bus. The driver will give you a receipt which serves as your ticket.

Here's more on the RoissyBus.

Bus 350 & 351

Another RATP service is Bus 350 which connects Aérogare 2 with the Gare de l'Est in Paris, and Bus 351 which connects Aérogare 2 with Place de la Nation (map).

The fare for either bus is the lowest—6—or the equivalent of 3 full-fare Métro tickets (ticket t+). From Gare de l'Est or Place de la Nation, with one more Métro ticket, you can go anywhere in Paris for a total fare of 8 or less.

But the trip is not fast. From CDG Airport to Gare de l'Est can take 60 to 90 minutes, about 70 to 90 minutes to Place de la Nation.

Both buses depart from the hotel courtesy shuttle bus stop atop Terminal 2E (above Aérogare 2/Paris par train) every 15 to 30 minutes: from 06:05 am to 22:30 (10:30 pm) for Bus 350 (Gare de l'Est), and from 07:00 am to 21:37 (9:37 pm) for Bus 351 (Place de la Nation). More...

RER B & Le Bus Direct

You should also consider the RER B suburban train to travel between Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport and the center of Paris, and you may want to consider the similarly-priced Le Bus Direct airport buses. More...

Transfer & Shuttle Services

Private and shared transfer services are much more expensive than airport buses for one person, but for 3+ persons the value for money can be good.

MyDriver by Sixt

The most comfortable and hassle-free way to go is with a private airport transfer. Sixt, the German car rental/hire company, offers an excellent airport transfer service called MyDriver: you book your transfer online, your driver meets you at the airport arrivals area holding a sign bearing your name, helps with your luggage, and drives you in a late-model German car or van to your destination. It's particularly convenient and good value for groups of three to five travelers. More...

Ceetiz Private & Shared Transfers

Ceetiz offers a variety of private transfer and shared shuttle services: look at this page, where it's easy to compare prices and services. More...

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RoissyBus, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France

A RoissyBus takes on passengers at Charles de Gaulle Airport for the ride to the Place de l'Opéra in Paris.



Palais Garnier, Place de l'Opéra, Paris, France
Here's where the RoissyBus drops you:
Palais Garnier (Paris Opéra),
Place de l'Opéra, Paris, France.

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