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International Risk Management Conference

Reach Paris

Paris Airports by public transport

There are 2 main Paris airports – Orly and CDG (Charles De Gaulle).

Smaller airport for low cost air companies is Paris Beauvois.

Taxi service between Paris airports and the city

Taxi ranks at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport (cost € 50-55) and Paris Orly airport (cost €30-35)

To recognize an official taxis – Only taxis located at the gates mentioned above (Cf. “taxis location”) are allowed to take customers. These taxis can be identified by the “light” on the roof of the vehicle. 
If you are approached by people posing as taxi, when leaving the baggage claim area, we invite you to decline any proposal of transportation.

Reaching Paris by train


Paris is a city with six ( 6 ) major train stations in the city centre, each serving different regions of France & Europe. TGV trains also stop at three suburban stations: Marne la Vallée-Chessy (next to Disneyland Paris), the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport in Terminal 2 (station code:  AEROPORT CDG 2 TGV) and Massy (of little use for tourists).

Gare de l’Est – address:  place du 11 November 1918, 75010
      • serves Eastern France, Germany with TGV Est line
      • The Deutsche Bahn AG (or German Rail) high speed Inter-City Express  (ICE) runs from Frankfurt, Mannheim, Saarbrucken to Paris
Gare du Nord – address: 18 rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris
      • serves Northern France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands
      • EuroStar trains run to London St. Pancras normally once every hour, sometimes calling also at Lille and/or Calais. 
      • Thalys trains run to Brussels Midi/Zuid, Amsterdam Central, Cologne/Koln Hbf, on a variety of schedules – generally once or twice an hour to Brussels, less often beyond.
      • change at Cologne to GermanRail InterCityExpress_ICE for much of Northern and Eastern Germany 
Gare Saint-Lazare – address: 13, Rue d’Amsterdam, 75008 PARIS 
      • serves North Western France, English Channel Coast (Normandy mainly)
Gare d’Austerlitz – address: 55 quai D’Austerlitz, 75013, Paris. 
      • serves Central and South Western France, Spain, Portugal. TGV to the Loire Valley also available
Gare de Lyon – address: 20 boulevard Diderot, 75012 Paris.
      • serves Southern France – Riviera, Italy*, Switzerland; also local trains to Fontainebleau & Melun (Vaux Le Vicomte)
      • * note that for Italy some services run from Bercy (next to the country end of Gare de Lyon), allow about 15-20 minutes to find it.
Gare Montparnasse – address: 17, Boulevard de Vaugirard, 14e and 15e arrondissements, Paris. 
      • servserves Western France (Atlantic Coast), Northwestern France, and TGV service to Southwestern France

International Bus Connections