Paris Orly Airport

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Orly Airport is about 14 km south of the centre of Paris and before the construction of Charles de Gaulle Airport, it was the main airport in the French capital.

Today, it mainly serves domestic flights, European flights and routes to former French colonies such as Maghreb and the Middle East, overseas departments such as Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana in the Caribbean, Réunion and Mayotte in the Indian Ocean and finally the Former Overseas Territories such as French Polynesia and New Caledonia as well as the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.

Orly Airport to city centre

Unfortunately, there is no direct connection between Paris Orly Airport and the city centre. You will necessarily have to make changes by public transport.

It is important to know that Paris Orly Airport is in fare zone 4, so all travel on public transport is included in the Navigo Pass and the Paris Visite card (Zones 1-5). The only exception is Orlyval, which does not accept the Navigo Pass.

Orlyval light metro + RER B

Orlyval is a light metro that connects Terminals 1-2-3 and 4 free of charge and allows you to arrive in Paris in combination with the RER B train.

To reach the centre of Paris, you can then take the Orlyval to the RER Antony station and from there continue by train in the direction of Cité Universitaire, Denfert-Rochereau, Port Royal, Luxembourg, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame, Châtelet-Les Halles, Gare du Nord.

The transfer time is approximately 6 minutes from Orly 1-2 or 2 minutes from Orly 4 to which you must add 25 to 30 minutes by RER. In fact, the RER B journey times between Paris and Antony station are:

The frequency of departures varies from 5 to 7 minutes and the Orlyval runs a regular service from 06.00 to 23.35.

Tickets can be purchased directly at the airport with a combined OrlyVal + RER B fare of €12.10 for a full fare, €6.05 for children aged 4 to 10. Please note that Navigo passes and Mobilis tickets are not valid on OrlyVal.

Tram T7 + Paris metro line 7

Tram line T7 connects Villejuif-Louis Aragon metro station (terminus of Paris metro line 7) to Athis-Mons via Orly 4.

The line passes through Paris-Orly airport with a stop at Orly 4 and the Coeur d’Orly area (Ibis, Ibis Budget and Novotel hotels).

It takes approximately 45 minutes to travel from one end of the line to the other, 80 minutes to reach Orly 4 from Paris with a connection to metro line 7. Please note that compared to other means of transport, the tram is slow and takes about 45 minutes in total, with as many as 15 intermediate stops before reaching the metro.

Tram 7 runs with a frequency of 8 to 15 minutes depending on the time slot: the convoy operates from 05.30 to 12.30, 7 days a week.

The T7 tram station in Paris-Orly is located at Orly 4, exit 47d, and the main stops are:


Orlybus is a shuttle bus that connects Paris-Orly airport with the metro-RER interchange station at Place Denfert-Rochereau, in the 14th arrondissement; from here, you can catch the Paris metro, with lines 4 and 6, and the RER B.

The Orlybus runs every day with a frequency of 10 to 20 minutes and the average journey time is 30 minutes. Tickets cost approximately €9.50: they can be purchased directly on board from the driver or from the vending machines at the airport. Navigo season tickets (zones 1 to 4) are accepted.

Please note that the first morning departure from Denfert-Rochereau to Orly is at 05.35 and the last departure from Orly to Paris is at 00.30.

Bus 183 and night buses

If you want to save money, another solution is the 183 bus . As with all regular buses, journey times are longer as they make numerous stops along the way.

If, on the other hand, you need to travel at night, from 0.30 to 5.30 a.m., you can use the Noctilien buses: lines 22 (Chatelet), 31 (Gare de Lyon), 131 (Gare de Lyon via Bretigny), 144 (Gare de l’Est via Corbeil) operate. Transfer duration varies from 60 to 100 minutes.


For those who need to use a taxi to conveniently reach the centre of Paris, know that at the airport, the stops are located outside the baggage claim area of the arrival terminal.

To get an idea of the costs you will face, we give you some reference prices:

Private transfers

Private transfers are very similar to taxis but offer the advantage of being able to be booked in advance and knowing the exact cost of the transfer.

Connections to Disneyland Paris

For those landing at Paris Orly Airport to go directly to Disneyland Paris, there are fast connections that avoid going through the centre of the capital.

Magical Shuttle

With the Magical Shuttle, you can reach the Disney theme park directly from Paris Orly airport in about 60 minutes.

The shuttle operates at all hours and departs from Disneyland Resort Paris to Paris-Orly from 06:20 to 17:00 while the service from Paris-Orly to Disneyland Resort Paris runs every hour from 09:00 to 19:00.

The shuttle stops at Paris-Orly:

Along the way, the shuttle may stop at the following hotels on request:

Connections to Charles de Gaulle Airport

If you need to get to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport from Paris Orly Airport, for example to catch another flight, you can always use public transport.

The quickest way to travel between the two French airports is to use the Orlyval, a light metro that allows travel between the various terminals at Orly and Antony station. From there, one must continue using the RER B line, which goes directly to the CdG terminals with a frequency of 10-20 minutes.

Arrivals and Departures

Below you can see real-time departure and arrival times at Paris Orly Airport.

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Where is located Paris Orly Airport

Orly Airport is located about 14 km south of Paris, in the Île-de-France region.

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