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Questions about Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport or Roissy Airport (IATA:CDG), serving Paris, France.

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CDG baggage claim before or after immigration?

I have a transfer in CDG (both in T1), but they are on separate tickets. I'm not entering the Schengen area, nor coming from it. Can I check baggage for my flight to CDG and collect it before ...
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What is the rail connection between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Gare de Lyon like?

I'm hoping there is a regular shuttle service which is easy to find and fairly cheap.
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meeting in CDG & transferring to Orly

3 friends and I will arrive at CDG on different flights from US (to terminals 2a & 2e). We want to rendezvous at CDG somewhere & all transfer together to Orly for a separate flight on Air ...
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Do the ticket machines at the RER station at Paris CDG airport accept €20 notes?

At Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport, can I use a €20 note to buy a €10 RER ticket?
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how do I go from CDG airport to Montparnasse gare quickly and cheaply? [duplicate]

I am coming from India. My flight will land at terminal 2 of Charles De Gaulle airport, Paris. From there I will go to Montparnasse gare where I have TGV train for Rennes. My flight will land at 9.30 ...
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Schengen Visa | Port of Entry

I have a valid Schengen Visa which is issued by Austrian Embassy. I have invitation from Austria from a relative & got my EVE verification done from Austria. Also, I submitted the flight itinery ...
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Paris CDG Arrival

My flight will be landing at 7PM (Paris time) at CDG. So I think I would probably be reaching my hotel around 10:30 PM. Can anyone tell me how long does it take in Immigration Control? I will also be ...
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Is it possible to buy a train ticket CDG airport to Paris truly online?

Next week, I am landing in Paris CDG airport and an hour later I have to be at Gare du Nord. Therefore, I wanted to buy a ticket in advance to get from the airport to Gare du Nord as quickly as ...
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Do I need to pass through immigration in CDG?

I'm travelling from Canada to Russia, connecting in Paris CDG airport. The inbound and outbound flights are both in terminal 2 (2C and 2E) same airline (air france). Looking at the this: It seems I ...
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Joon and AC baggage interline [closed]

I booked a ticket to Toronto (YYZ) from Mumbai (BOM) with a stop over at Paris (CDG). Following is the itinerary: 9W4947 BOM-CDG operated by Joon AC881 CDG-YYZ The stop over at CDG is of 2hrs ...
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Filipino crew member does needs any visa/documentation for CDG lay over?

Seeking for your knowledge and expertise, I’m a crew member (seafarer) with a flight details ; Fort Lauderdale- CDG CDG- HEL HEL-HKG HKG-MNL Question #1: do I need any visa for CDG since I’ll be ...
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Travel companion arriving at different terminal at CDG

I arrive at terminal 2 two hours before my traveling companion arrives in terminal 1. She has never been out of the US and concerned how I can get to terminal 1 to help her navigate to get luggage and ...
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How would one go from Arrivals CDG T2A to Arrivals CDG T2C?

I intend to first get my baggage at T2A , exit into the arrivals area. Then head to T2C arrivals area to meet my girlfriend. How close are they and what is the exact route to get from T2A to T2C? If ...
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Is a short stay visa required for collecting boarding pass if office is located outside international zone? [duplicate]

Source: LA Airport (USA) Destination: Bangalore (India) Stop: Paris (CDG airport) Type of flight: Non-Connecting ( Two different tickets) Travelling Document: Indian Passport Currently Holding Visa: ...
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Paris Visite Pass and CDG Airport transfer to main city center

I would like to know whether the Paris Visite Pass covers the transfer from CDG Airport transfer to city center hotel through RER B, if purchased at CDG Airport?
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Tight international transfer at CDG from 2E to 2D, what is the best option?

I am going to have a tight connection (65 min) at Paris-CDG, arriving from the US on AF at terminal 2E, and connecting to UIA departing terminal 2D (non-Schengen). I have read many posts about the ...
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A place to sleep during a 13-hour layover in Charles-De-Gaulle airport?

I will likely have a layover of 13 hours, from 20:45 (evening) to 10:30 (morning) in Paris CDG, flying in from outside the EU. I want to get the closest thing to a full night's sleep, in a bed, in a ...
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Is it possible to clear immigration and get to Montparnasse within 2 hours?

I am arriving at Charles de Gaulle airport at 7:40 am on September 4, and want to get to Montparnasse to get a 9:40 am train. Is that possible?
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What is the purpose of the revolving doors before immigration in CDG airport?

When exiting a flight originating from outside of the EU in CDG airport recently, I noted a long queue forming behind a large revolving door, between the exit of the aircraft and the immigration desks....
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Is there a way to quickly transfer between terminals 2E and 2D at CDG?

I've transferred from a non-Schengen flight in terminal 2E to a Schengen flight at terminal 2D last week and was very surprised by the inefficiency of the whole process: First there's a security ...
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Is there a TGV train from Charles de Gaulle Airport direct to Rochefort?

Is there a TGV train direct from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Rochefort, Nouvelle- Aquitaine? If so, how can I find a timetable for when it leaves?
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CDG to Bordeaux train options

I need to get from Paris CDG to Bordeaux and there appears to be a direct train from the airport, but it seems to be full. Is going to Montparnasse a viable option to catch another train?
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Price of a Uber fare from Charles de Gaulle airport to Amiens

I am travelling from Charles De Gaulle airport to Amiens. How much would a Uber fare cost?
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Transit visa in Paris [duplicate]

I'm going from Morocco to USA via Paris and I will have to change terminals and pick up and check in my luggage between flights. Do I need a transit visa in Paris even if I have a valid US visa?
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How much time should I budget to get to CDG airport? [duplicate]

I will be staying in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, and I will need to get to CDG for an 11:30 flight. I have two questions: Does it make more sense to take public transport, or to take a taxi? In ...
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What's the fastest way to transfer from Terminal 2D to terminal 2E (M gates) in CDG airport?

I will have a very tight transfer soon between a Schengen flight to 2D and a non-Schengen flight from terminal 2E, M gates. For certain reasons I'd rather not miss it, even if it means I'm guaranteed ...
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Switching terminals at Charles de Gaulle to access duty free shopping?

I am traveling to Paris from the United States (I am an American with an American passport), landing at terminal 1 at Charles des Gaulle airport. After I land in Terminal 1, I want to head over to ...
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Is a connection of 1 hour at CDG airport realistic?

This January I will have a connection on a single ticket by KLM/Air France - presumably from terminal 2D to terminal 2E, on a Schengen to International flight. Is this a realistic time or is there a ...
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Do I need to get out of International Zone at Charles de Gaulle airport when changing terminals from 1 to 2e?

Do I need to get out of International Zone at Charles de Gaulle airport when changing terminals from 1 to 2e? I'm flying ULN-Beijing-Paris-Manchester. ULN-Paris is Air China then Paris-MCR is Flybe. ...
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Catching a train in Montparnasse from Charles de Gaulle airport

I need to travel from Charles de Gaulle airport to Montparnasse to catch a TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse or "high-speed train"). What is the best and fastest method to do that? Train? I only have an ...
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Where can I buy flowers at Paris (ORY/CDG) Airport?

I am landing at Paris ORY, and then going to CDG by bus to meet my wife in arrivals. And coming back to Paris city (Mid-November). Is there any flower shop at one of the airports to buy fresh flowers ...
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How to get from CDG T1 to CDG T2D on a short layover [duplicate]

I am arriving at CDG T1 at 9 am on 30 Sept on Lufthansa and will be taking a flight from CDG T2D at 11 am the same day to Lisbon on Easyjet. I am rather anxious whether I can make it in time to ...
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Is it possible to meet my travel partner in terminal 2E at CDG prior to clearing immigration?

We are both arriving from the US, about half an hour apart from each other, on nonstop Delta/Air France flights to CDG. Both flights arrive at terminal 2E. Is it possible for us to meet somewhere in ...
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Flying from US through Paris to Prague [duplicate]

In November we will be arriving at CDG in Paris from the US on Delta using a US passport. We have 1 hour 20 minutes before our flight out of CDG to Prague on Air France. Delta says this is enough ...
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Registering for PARAFE at CDG airport in France?

I would like to use the automated passport gates in Paris for quicker exit and entry into the airport instead of using immigration however I see from the PARAFE website that I need to register for the ...
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Time between connecting flights (separate tickets) at CDG

I am flying to CDG with WOW. The airplane arrives at Terminal 1 at 11:30 AM (stats say that usually not later than 12:15 PM). Assuming it will land no later than that, what is the earliest time I can ...
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Meeting place in CDG

I will be arriving into terminal 1 at CDG and other family members will be arriving into terminal 2B. Where is the best place to meet to after collecting our bags and to meet our shuttle to the city?
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How can I calculate in advance the Uber fare from CDG to Paris?

Before I summon an Uber, is there a way to know, more or less, how much it would it cost to go from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Montmarte Paris's 18th arrondissement?
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Is it allowable to transfer from one terminal to another just for night stay?

It seems some of the terminals have good sleeping area in Paris CDG airport. My arrival and departure terminals may be different. Will I be allowed to go to a terminal where I want to spend my layover ...
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Paris CDG Airport to Disneyland Paris when arriving late at night?

This weekend I am flying into CDG airport arriving at 20:50. What is the best/cheapest/easiest way of getting to Disneyland? I've looked at trains, easy, fast, relatively cheap but the last one is at ...
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Does one need a visa to transfer between two airports during a transit through the Schengen area?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from New York to Delhi with a layover in Paris where I need to transfer between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Do I need to have ...
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First port of entry a Schengen Visa (connecting flights)

Most questions related to port of entry that I've seen around here are asked in the context of visiting the country and not visiting the issuing country. Mine is different. This is the first time I'm ...
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What are the available transportation modes from Paris (Opera) to CDG? [duplicate]

I have two heavy bags, so I am looking for good suggestions \ options to go from the Hotel Westminster (perched between Opera \ Pyramides) to CDG for a 10AM Monday morning international flight. ...
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Can you exchange Armenian currency for Euros in Paris CDG airport?

I am traveling to Paris in November from the USA, and I still have some Armenian currency from another recent trip that I did not exchange before returning home. I saw that there are direct flights ...
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Traveling through terminals CDG airport

I'm arriving in CDG AIRPORT into terminal 2G, at 15.40 And need to make my flight in terminal in 1 at 17.05, Hoping that my flight is on-time, Is it possible to get a Taxi at Terminal 2G to take me to ...
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Traveling between Terminals 1 and 2 at CDG

I will be arriving into Terminal 2 of CDG (Paris), while my other family members will be arriving into Terminal 1 a few hours later. Is it possible to meet them at Terminal 1 and go through customs ...
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Is it possible to enter the shopping area at terminal 2E at Charles de Gaulle, if I land at terminal 1, upon arrival?

I am traveling to Paris from Norway, landing at terminal 1 at Charles des Gaulle airport. I want to purchase a chanelbag during my trip, and there is a chanel boutique at terminal 2E, hall K. My ...
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Transferring from CDG airport to hotel in Paris, France preferably by train [duplicate]

How can I get from CDG airport to Hotel du Cadran, 10 Rue du Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris, France, with minimum number of transfers? I do have luggage to carry. I prefer to travel by train, if ...
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Paris CDG Connection Time Terminal 1 to TGV

I will fly via Frankfurt to Paris CDG, from where I will take the TGV to Poitiers. The scheduled arrival of my Lufthansa flight is 17h00 at Terminal 1 of CDG. The TGV departs at 18h09 from Terminal 2'...
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How to travel from Charles de Gaulle airport to Pierre et Marie Curie metro station?

I have very little luggage and am looking to go by train. I'm finding the rail network highly confusing and would appreciate help. Also, what's the fare?