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.