Where to Stay Sightseeing
Transportation All Topics

Orly Airport Buses

From: Orly Airport Transportation


ABOVE: The outdoor ticket office for Les Cars Air France at Orly-Sud terminal. INSET BELOW: An Orly Airport control tower, and the RATP's articulated Orlybus.

photoOrly Airport Buses

Air France Bus

  • Line 1 of Les Cars Air France connects the Sud and Ouest terminals with  the Gare Montparnasse,  Invalides, and Étoile every 15-30 minutes from around 5 a.m. until late at night. Minimum travel time is 45 minutes to an hour, depending on your destination.

  • Line 3 runs between Orly and CDG, with departures every 30 minutes and an average travel time of 1 hour 15 minutes.

  • Buses are air-conditioned and have luggage compartments where the driver will stow your bags.

For current fares and timetables, visit Les Cars Air France.


photoRATP's Orlybus is a long articulated city bus that runs from the Sud and Ouest terminals to the Métro and RER stop at Denfert-Rochereau. Buses depart every 8 to 15 minutes from early in the morning until late at night, and the trip takes about 25 to 30 minutes. The fare is €7,70. Buy your ticket at the RATP desk in the terminal or from the driver. (On this route, you'll need to haul your bags into the bus and pile them on the luggage rack.)

Shuttle bus to RER Line C

A shuttle bus runs connects the Sud and Ouest terminals with the Pont de Rungis-Aéroport d'Orly station of RER Line C, where a commuter train will take you along the Left Bank to the Gare d'Austerlitz, St-Michel/Nôtre-Dame, the Invalides, and the Eiffel Tower.

Other RATP services from Orly

For up-to-date information on all public bus and train services from Orly, see this page at the RATP Web site and click the links that interest you.

Use your Paris Visite Card

The 1- to 5-zone Paris Visite card is good on all of the services above, except for Les Cars Air France. (The cheapest Paris Visite pass, which covers only Zones 1 to 3, does not cover airport transportation.) The Navigo weekly pass (zones 1-4) is also valid.

Next page: Orly airport taxis and shuttles

In this article:
Orlyval and RER trains
Airport buses
Taxis and shuttles

Related articles:
Paris Transportation Index