The Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the main airport in France. The airport is located 25 kilometers from the center of Paris. There are three terminals located within the airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 has 7 gates for flights, and provides moving walkways to transport to the other terminals. Terminal 2 also offers 7 terminals, and Terminal 3 hosts charter flights as well as low cost flights. Both domestic and international flights are offered from the airport. Security screenings require travelers to arrive at the airport 2 hours (or more) prior to their flight departure time.
For disabled travelers, CDG Airport offers exceptional services to ensure that all of the passengers needs are met. Each terminal offers covered parking for both long and short term parking needs.
To meet the needs of travelers the airport offers several ground transportation options.
Car rental is one of those options. Travelers can find any type of car that they need at a low cost. Using a rental car allows for convenience found with no other transportation. No matter the size of car you need, you are sure to find it at the best possible price.
Public transit is also provided by way of city bus and the rail system. The bus system offers door-to-door service to the city center of Paris. Roissybus serves each of the three terminals at the airport, with prior reservations required. Rail service departs from Terminals 1 and 2, offering transportation to various locations throughout Paris.
Finally, travelers have the option of using a taxi cab from the airport. The total travel time using a taxi is approximately 45 minutes to city center.
Amenities At The Airport
The airport offers both shopping and dining for travelers. There are a variety of each located in all of the terminals. Travelers can get pampered while at the airport, with great massage services available in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Currency exchange is available as well as several ATMs. A bank is also available in each of the terminals. Wireless Internet access is available, and travelers can rent a mobile phone if needed at the airport.