Le Bus Direct
Buses of Le Bus Direct Paris
(formerly Cars Air France) connect Terminals 1 and 2 with destinations on the Right
and Left Bank:
Line 2 goes to Porte Maillot (near the
Palais de Congrèss de Paris), Étoile Champs-Élysées,
Trocadero, and the Eiffel Tower. Buses normally run every 30 minutes from early morning to 11 p.m.
Average trip time: 60 minutes for the entire route.
Line 4 serves the
Gare de Lyon and the Gare Montparnasse. Coaches normally depart every 30
minutes from early morning until 10:00 p.m. Average trip time: about 50
minutes for the entire route.
Le Bus Direct also has a Line 3 bus that runs between
Charles de Gaulle and Orly Airports at 20- to 30-minute intervals, with an
average travel time of 7o to 80 minutes.
Your luggage will be stored for you during the trip.
Buy your ticket online, at the Le Bus Direct counter in the
airport terminal, or
from the bus driver.
For current fares and timetables, visit
Le Bus Direct.
RATP, the Paris regional transport
authority, operates this coach between CDG Terminals 1, 2, and 3 and the rue
Scribe by the American Express office and the Opéra Garnier. (Take the RoissyBus
if you're staying at one of the many hotels in the Opéra district.)
Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes, with an average travel time of 75
minutes. The one-way fare is €12,--.
Buy your ticket from an RATP vending machine (or ticket booth, if available) and validate your ticket when you board the bus.
If you're dashing to the bus at the last minute, you can pay the driver.
Travel time is nominally 60 to 75 minutes but can be shorter or
longer, depending on traffic.
For up-to-date information, see the the RATP's
RATP Buses 350 and 351
350 is a public-transit bus that links CDG with the Gare de l'Est in Paris.
351 runs between CDG and Nation in Paris.
Both buses start and finish their routes at
the airport's Roisspôle RER train station. To ride them, you'll need three
standard T+ paper Métro/bus tickets or a valid pass such as the 1- to 5-zone
Paris Visite card.