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The only way to get from one of these airports to the other is to enter France and take ground transportation. (You can't even transfer between international flights between the two terminals at Orly without entering France). In order to enter France as an Indian citizen you need a Schengen short-stay visa. This must be applied for in advance from the ...


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Yes, but not everywhere. Below is an image of what the water fountains look like at the airport at the time of writing (07/2015): CDG water fountain, JoErNanO, Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Apparently, the fountains are used in other airports - but I found another mention of it in this video, which also attributes it to CDG. It is a side view, but it ...


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The solution to the language barrier problem may be much simpler than relying on the immigration to provide the interpreter for the native language of your family member. Given that he/she is coming from your native country it is much simpler to do one of the following: Find a person on the plane who speaks one of the major languages as well as the native ...


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Baggage claim on an international flight is always after immigration. You can talk to your airline if they can transfer over the baggage to the other airline (in some cases this is possible) but if that doesn’t work out and if you must take your baggage and check it yourself then it is always going to be after immigration. And in that case you’re ...


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Baggage claim will be after the border control (Immigration). Please note that if your nationality doesn't have visa-free access to the Schengen area and you don't have a valid visa, the airline might not even allow you to board or check-in for the first flight. please contact your airline to clarify tour situation in that case and ask if they can check the ...


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Since she'll be traveling between two EU member countries (Romania and France), the formalities will be minimal. Assuming that she has Romanian citizenship, she has the right to travel freely inside the EU. She needs to have a valid passport or identity card. Unless something really unusual happens (e.g. her papers are damaged, her name matches that of a ...


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Yes, you will need a visa to enter France and travel between the airports. What's more, an airport transit visa (type A) will not do; rather you need a short-stay visa (type C) - if the application form asks about your travel purpose, you select transit. On another note, travel between the airports is very convenient. For 21 euros, you can book a direct ...


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For more details (time, maps) about the 2 first airports please check these links: RATP - Access to airports (English version, some links are dead for the cheap ways, it's a plot!) RATP - Accès aux aéroports (French version, no dead links.) About the tickets t+: I put the price of the tickets if you bought a pack of 10 (13.30 €) at a machine. If you buy only ...


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From the Airport you first catch the B line train to Chatelet – Les Halles, before then changing to the A line to Gare de Lyon. The whole journey takes no more than 45 minutes, and you will be able to catch the B line every 10-15 minutes. A single for the journey is about $10. There's huge signs around the airport that point you in the right direction, and ...


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Assuming you are landing at CDG, you can try to catch the fast RER B train into Paris which should take you to St Michel Notre Dame in about 30 minutes. From there the Notre Dame cathedral is a stone's throw (and a lovely bridge crossing) away. IMHO that's well worth visiting and doesn't require too much time. The calculations the provided by the others in ...


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If you're asking specifically about the CDG airport in Paris, the answer seems to be no, you can't. Travelex operates the exchange services at CDG and their currency page says they generally buy the currencies they sell and Armenian AMD isn't listed there. If you're looking to convert them in Paris proper, places that take AMD are surprisingly hard to ...


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This is not a rare issue or something that immigration officers do not know how to deal with. It is very common for all different employees in airports to face this especially the immigration/customs people. I have also noticed that in many countries the immigration/customs employees are from different ethnicities who do speak their original languages. So ...


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It's difficult to find something really cheap that isn't too far away from the airport. I once used Aerpark and it seemed to be reasonable for me. I paid 70 Euros for 7 days. I think 10 Euros a day is not too much for close-to-air-port parking. The good thing is, you can make your reservation online and the parking lot looked really secure, i.e. cameras, ...


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Your best bet using Paris transportation system : Reach the station located in terminal 2. Buy your ticket to Paris at the green machine if you have coins or a chip-and-pin credit card. Else you have to queue at the "regional" ticket booth, not the "grandes lignes" which is for long distance high-speed trains. A ticket to Paris is good for any destination ...


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I've slept in Orly airport (Paris's other international airport) - we connected a few rows of chairs together and were able to stretch out across them, slept remarkably well until the morning passengers started arriving around 4.30-5am. I would presume CDG would be similar. My go-to resource for this is usually SleepinginAirports. Their page on CDG ...


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When you get to CDG, you'll need to clear immigration, get your bag, then go through customs. You can then take the CDGVal to Terminal 2, if you're not already there. Head to the station area, which is quite well signposted, and situated between T2C, T2D and T2E. You can spot it in the middle of the map on the airport website. Once in the station area, find ...


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As @Doc mentioned, and as is mentioned on the official timetable, the last shuttle to CDG leaves Montparnasse at 22:30 (10:30 PM). If the train arrives on time, there's no issue in catching the 22:00 or 22:30 shuttle. As it is a five minute walk from the trains to the shuttle departure, even a late train arriving before 22:15 would still allow to take the ...


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Given that you didn't mention a method of transport... The easiest way to get from CDG to Gare Montparnasse without having to transfer is to catch the Air France Coach ("Les Cars AirFrance"), specifically coach number 4. Update 2017/08 : Les Cars Air France is now Le Bus Direct. Unlike attempting to catch the the train, these buses will pick up at all ...


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Indeed, you cannot check in your luggage in Marrakech directly to Tel-Aviv. You have to recover it at Paris CDG and check it in again. In theory it could work, but if you want to be on the safe side, spend the night in Paris. There are some not too expensive hotels around (Campanile, Etap, ...). Or look for an alternative routing. There are two bottlenecks ...


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The transport authority website states that children under 4 travel free on all buses. (I can't find the information in the anemic part of the site that's translated into English.) I don't see any mention of an exception for the airport buses (Roissybus, Orlybus). Children under 10 get a half-rate only in certain (common) conditions: when you buy a book of ...


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No. You will need to go through passport control in Paris and enter the Schengen zone, collect your bags, and re-check them in at the EasyJet counter, and exit the Schengen zone again. EasyJet does not have luggage interline agreements with other airlines and will not accept interline baggage from them, even if they are so tagged. EasyJet also enforces ...


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There are several ways to get to the Roissy (CDG) airport from the Arc de Triomphe (usually called “Place de l'Étoile” or just “Étoile” by the locals, and sometimes known as “Charles de Gaulle” on transport maps — not to be confused with “Charles de Gaulle” refering to the airport!). Air France runs coaches to the airport, and one of the lines goes from ...


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Consider one of the nearby hotels. Parking is available at all 3 terminals at Charles de Gaulle. Long term rates are 22€ per day up to eight days and more expensive with a longer stay. This is presumably what you've seen, and certainly for two weeks, that'll hurt. If you are planning a longer stay it may be advisable to park at one of the nearby hotels ...


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Les Cars Air France For transferring between these airports, the quickest option is the Air France coach ("Les Cars Air France"). You need line 3 ("ligne 3"). It departs twice an hour, takes around 1h30. One-way tickets costs €36 online (as of 19/10/2017) . It's advisable to buy from the bus driver than wait in line at a kiosk/machine. The driver will load ...


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The Paris transport operator, RATP has a journey planner on their website. You can input your start point, end point, and start time, and it will suggest routes to you. If you don't want to worry about the bus, you can restrict it to rail (so Train, RER and Metro) only. Make sure you search for Aeroport or similar as your start point however, as France is ...


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1 hour is right on the minimum connection time for most such connections at CDG (it actually depends on the exact flights, but the general Domestic-to-International time is 1 hour). Exactly how feasible this is will depend on how busy the airport is at the time (including immigration and security), how you decide to get between terminals, and whether your ...


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If this is one of the revolving doors I'm thinking about (in CDG 2A IIRC), it's due to the fact that, contrary to many airports, arriving and departing flows are on the same level, while they need to be kept separate. There's a corridor along the length of the terminal (on the side where the planes are) that connects all gates to immigration. But this ...


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I’d say no. If: you are arriving from a Schengen Area airport, you are seated in the first row of the plane, your plane arrives on time and gets a jet bridge (as opposed to a remote stand and having to take a bus), you don’t have checked luggage, you arrive at Terminals 2C, 2D, 2E (K gates) or 2F, you know the layout of the airport, of Denfert Rochereau ...


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There are many hotels around CDG, either at Roissypole (reachable on foot from terminal 3) or reachable using shuttles. The official website has a map and a search form you might use to check rates and availability. The unofficial easycdg.com has another slightly more usable list with some info on hotels shuttle (in total 25 hotels in Roissy are served by ...


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As you can see Terminal 2C is directly connected to the RER Station. "Just follow the signs". It's a bit tricky to find the station first time and even trickier to get the right ticket from the machines, but there is staff there that can help you. Expect 13 € for the train ticket. Get some one-time tickets for the metro while you're at it - you'll need them. ...


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