Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, access, parking and services

Aéroport de Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle

Paris-Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport is located about 23 km (14 miles) to the North East of Paris. CDG is the first and one of the largest French international airports and second largest European platform in terms of passenger traffic after London Heathrow International Airport. It is a hub of 170 airline companies connecting more than 300 cities worldwide. It is thus the most efficient European airport with the highest number of interconnecting possibilities within a time range of two hours. The airport complex actually stretches out over three departments and covers the following regions: 95-Val d’Oise (Roissy-en-France, Épiais-lès-Louvres), 77-Seine-et-Marne (Mauregard, Le Mesnil-Amelot et Mitry-Mory) and 93-Seine-Saint-Denis (Tremblay-en-France)…

2024: Roissy CDG airport voted best airport in Europe. Based in Roissy-en-France, it is 1st on the European podium and 6th on the world podium! (Skytrax ranking)

Work towards Roissy CDG

Between now and 2025 many works will be carried out on the RER line B. There will be weekends when access by RER will not be possible. Substitution buses will therefore be put in place. It is therefore necessary to plan more time and get information from the Aéroports de Paris website or on their social network account Twitter, or transilien (the latter 2 indicate the transport routes in real time).

Transportation line B

Continued work on the Aulnay platform: traffic will be interrupted every evening at 10:45 pm, on weekdays, between Aulnay sous bois and CDG/Mitry-Claye airport

Replacement buses RER B blog will be put in place and regular bus lines reinforced during the interruptions. 

Major works are also planned from June to December 2023. All the information is on the RER B blog (in French).

  • Track and ballast renewal work will interrupt traffic in both directions between Aulnay-sous-Bois and Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2-TGV, all day on the weekends
  • Substitute buses will be provided to serve the stations between these two stations: Sevran, Villepinte, Parc des expositions, Aéroport CDG 1 (take the CDGVal to reach CDG2).

Roissy CDG international airport - 3 main terminals

Terminal 1 - Terminal 2 (2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2 G) - Terminal 3

Map of Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport (pdf)

CDG airport Paris - maps

Access and parking lot at CDG airport

- By car motorway A1, A3, A104, RN2
Parking CDG airport – consult the map to locate the parking in your terminal.

Roissy CDG parking

P1: covered - P3 : outdoor - P3 booking: only on reservation
PG: outdoor, Premium service, access T2G
PR: outdoor, short-term and long-term parking, take the free shuttle CDGVAL
PAB: covered, long-term parking, access to T2A et T2B
PCD: covered, Premium service, access TGV station, T2C and T2D
PEF: covered, Premium service, access T2E and T2F
PX: outdoor, short-term and long-term parking, take the free shuttle CDGVAL

CDGVAL at Roissy, which station?

The CDGVAL is a free automatic metro that links the terminals and parking lots all day long, from 4am to 1am. The metro offers a train every 4 minutes during the day, and closes from 1 to 4 am.
A substitute shuttle service takes over at night every 25 minutes between 1 and 4. They are located at Terminal 2, level 5 shuttle access.

Public transport: Bus, RER and SNCF to CDG Airport

Roissypole bus station is located in the heart of the airport between the T1 and T3. It gives you access to long-distance coachs, Pairs region buses, etc.

>> Between now and 2025, numerous works will be carried out on line B of the RER. There will be weekends when access by RER will not be possible. Substitute buses will then be put in place. You should therefore plan more time and get information from the Aéroports de Paris website or on their social network account Twitter, website or (the latter 2 indicate the transport routes in real time).<<

- By bus: Several bus lines connect Paris to Paris-CDG airport:
bus 350 - Porte de la Chapelle Paris (metro : line 12)
bus 351 - Nation Paris (RER A and metro line 2, line 6, line 9)

RATP Parisian buses: Several bus lines connect Paris to Paris-CDG airport and vice versa

> Bus 351 runs every day between Roissy-CDG and Paris-Nation (2 av du Trône). It takes about 2h. In Paris "Nation" you have access to the RER A, metro line 1, line 9, line 6 and line 2 during the day (closed at night between midnight and 5am).

> Bus 350 runs between Roissy CDG and Porte de la Chapelle (about 1h30). It gives you access to the Villepinte and Le Bourget exhibition centers and the Air Museum. At Porte de la Chapelle you have access to the metro line 12 and the T3b tramway.

For night journeis, take the Noctiliens 143 and 140 with a departure-terminus at Paris Gare de l'Est.

Roissybus-RATP – Departure Roissybus in the center of Paris at Opéra station (at the corner of  rue Scribe et Auber) from 3h15 p.m. with a fifteen minute frequency daily, every  20 minutes from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and every 30mn beyond ten o’clock until the last shuttle at 0.30 a.m. (The navigo 1-5 zones is accepted on weekdays and all zones during the weekend covering Ile de France, there is no zone limit.)

What RER between Paris and Roissy CDG ?

RER B "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 - TGV" station takes you to terminals T2. Important stations : parc Villepinte, Le Bourget exhibition park, Gare du Nord, Châtelet-les-Halles, Antony (to Orly airport).

Take the RER B to the Stade de France station.

Only one RER line: line B (direct line)

  • RER B station "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1" takes you to terminals 1 and 3.
  • RER B station "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 - TGV" takes you to terminals T2A, T2B, T2C, T2D, T2E, T2F, T2G. Terminal T2G is linked to terminal T2F by the N2 shuttle.

High speed train station- SNCF at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport is located between terminals 2C-2D et 2E-2F - "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 - TGV" Station.

Preparing your journey from CDG airport

Before leaving, don't forget to check the information about your luggage: regulations on products forbidden in the hold and in the cabin, weight and size of suitcases, luggage storage, etc.

The Bagages du Monde locker is located in Terminal 2 - TGV RER station. It is open every day from 6am to 9:30pm

Booking a hotel near CDG airport

hotel CDG airport closed TerminalYou can book for 1h or 2 or a night in a hotel at CDG T2 airport at the Yotel, but you can also rent a room in one of the hotels at CDG or reach it on foot or via the CDGVal: Melia Innside Paris CDG, the Moxy, Citizen M (near T1), the Courtyard by Mariott Paris CDG or the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle and the Novotel Charles de Gaulle or the Pullman Paris Roissy hotel.
In a less expensive range, you can also book an Ibis hotel with the Ibis Paris CDG or the Ibis Style Paris Charles de Gaulle (near T3).

Several accommodation options are available near the airport. Opt for a hotel in the proximity of the airport or sleep in a hotel close to RER B station (which links the Paris Nord 2 business center, Parc d'exposition de Villepinte). Line RER B serves the three terminals of Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle. Book your accommodation around Gare du Nord which is very convenient also as the RER towards CDG is direct from Gare du Nord (20 minutes). There is also the option of staying in a hotel close to the A1 or in accommodation in the proximity of A3 motorway. Having an experience in an Unusual hotels in and around Paris would be the better recommendation.

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Tourist information board in the airport terminals

For visitors who need information on public transport in Paris- Ile de France, schedules and shuttle time between Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and the nearby hotels and residences or the center of Paris, visit the tourist information board in the different terminals at the airport Paris Charles de Gaulle. Tourism information will inform you of the different events, news and maj

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