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Orly Airport Buses

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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 50 minutes.

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

Note:

  • Groups of four or more adults pay the discounted youth fare.

  • You can save money on all ticket categories by ordering online.

Orlybus

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 10 to 20 minutes from early in the morning until late at night, and the trip takes about 30 minutes unless traffic is heavy. The fare is €7,50. 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. The shuttles run every 15 to 20 minutes, and total travel time to the Gare d'Austerlitz is about 35 minutes.

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.

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