France travel guide


Paris Travel Guide

Arrival to Paris

Paris is the capital city of France and it is very easy to get there from whatever you are. Paris has good transportation services, the trains offer a good service for visitors and the airports have taxis services too.

Paris By Air

The two main airports of Paris are: Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly.
Most of the airports in France offer facilities to travellers. There are restaurants, boutiques, shopping stores, post offices, banks, car, parks and insurance facilities.

« Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
Tel: (01) 4862 2280.

This is the main airport in Paris and is located on the northeast part of the city, 23km away. There are three terminals, one for international flights (CDG 1), one for national flights (CDG 2) and the other one caters for charter flights, national and international flights (T9).

« Paris-Orly Airport (ORY)
Tel: (01) 4975 5252.

This airport is located on the south part of the city, 14km away, and has two separate terminals, one for national and the other one for international flights. Orly Sud is for international flights and Orly Ouest is for national flights. The two terminals are linked by shuttlebus (navette). Orly Sud handles mainly international flights, while Orly Ouest handles mainly domestic flights.

Paris By Train

Railway service in Paris is efficient and reliable, the Gare du Nord is the most used train station, it's the terminus of the now famous Eurostar, the international high-speed, this train station is a good place to relax while travelling, it has many services like restaurants, cafés, banks, etc.

Tel: (03) 2855 8212 or (08705) 186 186 (in the UK)

There are also more train stations: Gare de l’Est, Gare St-Lazare, Gare de Lyon, Gare Montparnasse and Gare d’Austerlitz.

Paris By Bus

Using the Eurotunnel is now the best option and it is possible to cross it in 35 minutes approx. You can travel from Kent in Southern England to Nord-Pas-de-Calais in Northern France, making it easier to travel between France and UK.

website :
Tel: (08705) 353 535

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