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

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Declaring extra cigarettes when entering the EU

If I am travelling to the Schengen area on a short stay visa for 60 days, and I bring an extra 400 cigarettes from my home country for my own use and declare it to French customs, will they give me a ...
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CDG - Terminal 2E Arrival - Terminal 2E Departure - Is Transit Visa Required? [duplicate]

My family is traveling from DFW to CDG, then connecting flight CDG (terminal 2E) to MAA and holding Indian passport. The existing US visa is expired. There are transiting in between terminal 2E to ...
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I have a connecting flight at CDG, do I need a visa?

I am landing at terminal 1 of CDG airport from NY and need to catch a connecting at terminal 2e at CDG airport. Will i be required to get a visa to make this transfer?
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Is an hour enough time for an international flight connection through Paris CDG?

I am flying on single ticket from DTW (Michigan, USA) to Paris and then to Rome on Delta/KLM. It appears I will have to go through customs and security but the flight I am on has only an hour layover ...
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9 hour layover in Paris CDG on way to Cairo from LAX [duplicate]

I am a US citizen with US passport flying out of LAX late September on a Friday afternoon and arriving in CDG around 9am Saturday staying for a 9 hour layover before my flight to Cairo on Air France. ...
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Airside transfer at Paris CDG

I will be transferring at Paris CDG aeroport, between two different airline partners, having a single ticket(my bags are checked-in, won’t have to leave the airside). But I will land at T2E, and will ...
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US Passport with e-visa going to Istanbul Turkey

Do I need another visa for my layover in Paris? with Delta airlines. My layover is 11 hours. Can I stay in the airport for that long? is CDG open 24 hours? My final stop is Istanbul, Turkey which I ...
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Layover in CDG, traveling from India to US during COVID

I am a student on an F1 visa planning to travel from India to the US(Atlanta, Ga) in August 2021. This will be my first visit to the US. Is it okay to have a layover(2-3hr) in one of the EU countries (...
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2 Hours transit in Paris Charles de Gaulle (From USA to Spain)

I am a Spaniard expat working in USA. I have a incoming flight from JFK to AVG (Malaga) with a 2pm stop in CDG. Its a routine flight that I have done it several times in the past, but not during the ...
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Transiting through Paris CDG from USA to non-EU

A citizen of country X (non-EU, non-Schengen, transit visa is not required) is travelling from the USA to country X with a connection in Paris Charles de Gaulle. The airline is Air France and the ...
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Can I recheck-in bag at Paris

I am travelling from Dublin, Ireland to Delhi, India via Paris (CDG). My first flight is Aer Lingus and the next one is Air India, and the ticket from my booking agency says I need to recheck-in my ...
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Immigration checks in transit from CDG and MUC (DEL-CDG/MUC-GVA)

I am an Indian national with a valid D visa issued by Switzerland. I am planning to book tickets with either Air France (DEL - CDG - GVA) or Lufthansa (DEL - MUC GVA). I was wondering where the ...
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Reliable cattery at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

My wife and I will be travelling with two cats in September, changing flights at the Charles de Gaulle Airport. It's a long travel so it's important that the cats can take a break, stretch their legs ...
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Flight ticket combination only available through agency

I'd like to fly within Europe in these troubled days. Air France has a good combination (with a short connection of 50 minutes in CDG, with change of terminal). However, AF websites doesn't sell the ...
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Switching terminals to shop (Charles de Gaulle)?

I have a connecting flight in CDG and I would like to shop in the departure area of Terminal 2E. I will arrive at terminal 2E and then I will depart at terminal 2F so I am wondering whether it is ...
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CDG as a layover airport for Schengen travel on H1B

I am an Indian citizen living in the United States on a H1B visa. I wanted to travel to Warsaw for a vacation, for which I am applying for the Schengen Visa from the Polish Consulate. The tickets I ...
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France Airport Transit Visa for Indian Passport Holders [duplicate]

I will be traveling from India to Cuba with an connecting flight at Paris CDG airport to Cuba. The layover is 7hrs. Do I need a transit visa for the layover at Paris Airport?
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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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