Paris Orly Airport is an international airport located 13 km south of Paris, France. It is the busiest French airport for domestic transport and the second busiest French airport in the general passenger service, with 29,664,993 passengers in 2015.
Due to the proximity to the French capital, there are many options to choose from and to the airport to the city center.
Buses, airport transfers and the Metro offer a wide range of trips to and from the airport.
- Le Bus Straight Line 1: one way € 12.00, return back € 20.00. The journey takes 30-60 minutes on this route: Gare Montparnasse — Motte Pique — Eiffel Tower — Trocadero — Etoile / Champs Elysees — Orly.
Free for children under 2 years old.
- Le Bus Straight Line 3: one way € 21.00, return € 36.00. The line provides a connection between Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly and lasts 70 — 80 minutes.
- Connects Paris (station Denfert-Rochero) and Paris-Orly. The fare is 8.00 euros, and the journey takes 30 minutes. It passes every 8-15 minutes. Check the schedule.
A shuttle service from the Val d’Europe Hotel (VEA) provides a connection between Paris-Orly, some hotels and Disneyland Resort Paris amusement park. The ticket costs 20.00 euros, and the trip takes 30 — 45 minutes. The frequency is every 30 minutes.
Advantage: it serves many hotels along the route: Disney’s Hotel Newport Bay Club, Disney’s Hotel Sequoia Lodge, Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe, Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne, Disney’s Hotel New York.
The ticket costs EUR 2.00, and the route passes between Orly train station and Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelins via TGV Massy station. Travel time is 30 minutes.
NOTE. Bus 91-10 is by far the fastest and cheapest option.
Ticket price is 2.00 €, but the price may vary. He takes the route Paris (station Porte de Choisy) and Paris-Orly about 60 minutes.
- ORLYVAL shuttle train: The journey takes about 45 minutes and the cost of the ticket is 9.00 — 12.00 euros.
- GO C Paris: provides a link between the RER C station Pont de Rungis and Orly. The ticket costs 6.00 euros, and the journey is about 35 minutes.
- Tram 7: Connects Willevif-Louis Aragon and Paris-Orly Airport. It runs every 6 minutes and the trip takes 35 minutes. Open 7 days from 5:30 to 00:30.
Take a taxi company G7, which has a dispatcher who coordinates a taxi from the airport, expect to pay at least € 40.00 for a taxi from the airport to the city center. The price may vary depending on the season, and the journey depends on the traffic, but it usually takes about 60 minutes.
NOTE. Prices are higher from 17:00 to 10:00 on Sundays and public holidays.
If you prefer to travel independently in the city and not depend on public transport, you can find a lot of companies such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt offering their Services directly at the airport.
If you are a large group arriving at the airport, you can rent a bus before you arrive. Buses are offered by several bus hire companies in the area and can be easily found at the airport.
You can go to the largest French amusement park — Disneyland.
Magical Shuttle: Price per person per trip is € 16.00 — € 20.00 (depending on your age)
Question: I’m late for the airport. Will it be a problem to get to the city?
A: No, the airport has a wide range of connections, both by bus and subway, to the city center. But, if you miss them all, you will find a lot of taxis waiting at the airport in the arrival area without any problems.
Question: I have an early morning flight from the airport, are there any hotels at the airport where I can stay?
A: Yes, there are many hotels within walking distance: Hilton Paris Orly Airport Hotel (0.3 km), Ibis Paris Orly Airport (0.6 km), Mercure Paris Orly Airport (1.3 km). They offer excellent service, you can take advantage of the free transfer from the airport, which stops on the way.
Q: I would like to spend one day in Paris between flights. Is it possible
A: Yes, of course. The best way to do this is to choose one of the public transport methods to avoid high taxi prices. If you do not want to carry your luggage with you, you can easily leave it at the airport, in the terminal area of Sud is located near the Gate G. lounge Bagages du Monde, where you can store and wrap your luggage.
Question: I continue my journey outside Paris. Are there any direct bus lines from the airport to other cities?
A: Unfortunately, there is no route between the airport and intercity buses and intercity buses, if you want to travel, for example, from Paris to Lille, Paris to Lyon or from Paris to Brussels, you will have to go from the airport to one of the main bus stations or train stations in Paris to continue your journey to other domestic and international destinations.
Q: Can I exchange money at the airport?
A: Yes, there are several exchange offices and ATMs around the clock at the airport, but it would be better to exchange money before the trip and have a little euro, since the rate will be much higher in place and no currency other than the euro will be accepted.