Paris (Charles de Gaulle) Airport

Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is the main international airport servicing Paris, and is located 23km (14m) north-east of the city centre.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF33 and QF34 operate from Terminal 2A. Explore terminal maps at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Transfers

Between terminals

The CDGVal is a free automatic shuttle between terminals (excluding Terminal 2G), operating frequent services from early morning to late evening. It links each terminal, plus the railway station and the car parks. When transferring to Terminal 2G, take bus N2, which is also a free service.

Qantas international arrivals to domestic connections 
Customers arriving in Paris transferring to domestic locations throughout France, where the domestic flight is on the same ticket as the international flight and who hold a boarding pass, do not need to collect luggage on arrival and can proceed to their departure gate for their next flight.

You'll need to collect your bags and check-in with the operating provider if:

  • the next flight is ticketed separately, or
  • connecting to a train service.

Qantas international arrivals to international connections
Customers arriving in Paris transferring to international locations should proceed to the operating airlines transfer counter or departure gate. Check monitors available throughout the terminal for the location. 

If you don't need to clear customs and immigration, but need to transfer between terminals, follow the signs for the shuttle bus service.

Domestic and international connections to Qantas international departures
Customers arriving from domestic or international locations who are connecting to a Qantas flight must proceed to Terminal 2A and undergo a passport check and security screening before boarding. Transfer customers requiring a boarding pass can see our gate team at departure.   

Departures

Ticketing

There are no ticketing facilities available at the airport. Contact your local Qantas office for assistance with any ticketing or re-booking requirements.

Check-in

Check-in opens 3 hours before departure for Qantas operated services, and closes 1 hour before departure.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 2 hours before international flight departures.

For Qantas codeshare flights, check in with the operating carrier.

Flight status

View our flight status page for departure information.

Arrivals

If you're ending your journey in Paris, you'll need to clear immigration formalities, collect your baggage and then proceed through customs.

Baggage

Baggage carousels are located on the arrivals level. Information monitors display flight and carousel numbers. Baggage services are supplied by our Ground Handling partner SBA.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.

Transport

Take the hassle out of travel with a private car, coach or other transfer. Book online now or visit Charles de Gaulle Airport for a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to transport options.

Note: traffic may become more congested with road closures and works leading up to, and during, the Paris Olympic Games 

Transport Details
Taxis Taxis located in a dedicated section outside the terminal are authorized to pick up customers. These official taxis are recognisable by the light sign on the roof of the vehicle. 
Shuttle buses Some shuttle buses and coaches operate between the airport and specific destinations such as Paris Opéra and Disneyland Paris. 
Train

The most common way to travel between the airport and city centre is by the RER B train, which takes about 45 minutes. Connect to the metro at main train stations for other destinations within Paris. Cost is approximately €12 and trains run between 10 and 20 minute intervals from early morning to late evening.

Catch the TGV, a high speed train, from the airport to other cities or countries within Europe.

Visit Railway station at Charles De Gaulle Airport for more information.

Car hire The drive between the city centre and the airport usually takes between 30 minutes and one hour depending on traffic. Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from the airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.