How to Travel Into Paris from Charles De Gaulle (CDG) Airport
Our first thought when arriving in Paris is "What is the fastest way out of Charles De Gaulle (CDG) airport into the city?". The good news is that you have many options - train, taxi, bus, and airport shuttles.
The bad news is that depending on the time of day and where you are traveling, the most convenient option may not be the quickest or the least expensive.
We've traveled from CDG into Paris more times than we can recall using buses, trains and taxis. Start your trip on the right foot by picking a topic below. We've listed the pros and cons, the main reason why we pick a particular way into the city, and tips on how to navigate through the airport to get quickly to your destination.
- Taxis- The most convenient option if money isn't an issue.
- Train (RER B) - The cheapest and fastest way into the city.
- Roissybus or Air France Bus- Ideal for travel to areas near the Arc de Triomphe, the Opera area, Montparnasse Tower, or Gare de Lyon.
- Airport Hotel Shuttle - Great for large parties traveling together.
Author: Cheryl Montgomery