Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

Flights from Auckland (AKL) to Paris (CDG)

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Visiting from Auckland to Paris (Charles de Gaulle)

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Paris, the capital of France is one of the world's most loved cities. It's home to some of the most iconic and romantic attractions in the world, from the Eiffel Tower, to the Notre Dame, Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. It's packed with history and culture and plenty of museums including the Musée d'Orsay, Musée de l'Orangerie and the magnificent Basilica of Sacré-Coeur. The City of Lights feels like you could be strolling through a film set, from the UNESCO listed Seine River, famous brasseries, hip restaurants, delicious crepes, fashion and designer stores. It's one destination that never goes out of style, with plenty of neighbourhoods to explore. 

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Flight information

Fly Auckland (AKL) to Paris (CDG)

The approximate flight time from Auckland to Paris is 33 hours and 55 minutes, via London.

When to visit

Paris experiences warm summers and cold winters. The best time to visit Paris is in spring (March to May), where temperatures average around 11 °C, when the trees blossom making it a lovely time to stroll around the Jardin du Luxembourg gardens. Autumn (September and October) is also a popular time to visit with Paris Fashion week in full swing and enjoy dining in the brasseries. November and December are cold, though very pretty with the Christmas lights, window shopping and seasonal cheer. Temperatures are around 3°C. July and August are the peak travel seasons, the city is warm with temperatures around 25°C.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)Opens in a new tab or window. Also known as Roissy Airport, is the largest international airport in France. It is located in Roissy-en-France, 23 km northeast of Paris.

Arriving in Paris

When your flight arrives in Paris, you’ll be welcomed by the staff the airport to get your visit off to the right start. 

Getting into Paris from Charles de Gaulle airport         

With a wide range of transport options available at Paris airport, travelling into the city centre is easy. Choose from train, TGV, bus, taxi, airport transfer, hotel shuttle, car rental, or Uber. By train, take the RER B direct rail link from the airport to Paris. This is the fastest public transport option to the heart of Paris. The journey time is approximately 25 minutes with trains every 15 minutes. Take the TGV (high speed train) from the SNCF railway station located between Terminals 2C, 2D, 2E and 2F. The RoissyBus is a cheaper option, stopping at Paris-Opera and takes around 60 minutes, or if you are heading to Disneyland Paris, there is the Disneyland Magical Shuttle, that takes 45 minutes. If you need to transfer between CDG and Orly, there is a shuttle service. Taxis are located at the arrivals level and recognised by the light sign on the roof of the car, alternatively you may wish to request an Uber. It's possible to rent a car from one of the many providers, or a convenient option is to organise a hotel transfer.

Getting around Paris

Getting around Paris is easy, with plenty of public transport options to suit your needs. Choose from metro, sightseeing bus, Uber, on foot or bikes. The metro is relatively simple to use and stops at all the major sights. It’s best to buy a visitor pass for a more efficient way to travel around the city. Taxis are available which can be hailed on the street or caught at taxi ranks, alternatively you can request an Uber. As the public transport system is excellent and most of central Paris can be explored on foot, it’s not necessary to rent a car in the city, as parking and traffic can be difficult. A popular way of getting around Paris is to hire a bike, with stands all throughout the city. It's easy to hire a bike and cycle around the romantic city or take your time and explore Paris on foot to take in the city sights.  

Departure information

Fly from Auckland

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Auckland, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.  

What is the main airport called? 

Auckland Airport (AKL).Opens in a new tab or window The airport is a major airline hub in New Zealand and there are many domestic and international destinations for visitors to continue on to.  The airport is located near Mangere,  21 kilometres south of the Auckland city centre. 

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 Passengers on Qantas flights from Auckland are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

For payment options other than PayPal or Qantas issued UATP, a card payment fee applies per passenger, per booking of NZ$7 for Trans-Tasman travel, and NZ$30 for international travel. For bookings made via Qantas Contact Centres (including through web chat and social media) or through Qantas airport locations, a fee of NZ$45 per passenger, per booking is applicable for Trans-Tasman and Australian domestic bookings and NZ$77 for international bookings. A NZ$30 surcharge per sector applies for peak-day travel (AKL-JFK on Fri/Sat/Sun, JFK-AKL on Thu/Fri/Sat). Some agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. Selected travel dates and days apply and fares may not be available on all flights or days. Offers subject to availability. Food, beverage and entertainment offerings vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. Prices correct as at 10 March 2023 but may fluctuate if carrier charges, taxes, fees or currency rates change. Black-out dates apply. Visit qantas.com for full conditions. 

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