RER train at Charles de Gaulle airport

Suburban train line RER B runs north-south from CDG airport via the centre of Paris.
Also stop at Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc Expo, Stade de France, Le Bourget, Orly airport,…


Schedule

Trains run every day, including public holidays, with departures every 6 to 15 minutes :
Charles de Gaulle airport Paris-Gare du Nord : 04:50 to 23:50
Paris-Gare du Nord Charles de Gaulle airport : 04:53 to 00:15
Average journey time between Paris-Gare du Nord and CDG airport is 35 minutes.

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Tickets & fares

The single journey fare to central Paris is 10,30 € ; 7 € for children (4-9).
Paris Visite travelcard (zones 1-5) & Navigo (zones 1-5) accepted.
Tickets can be purchased at all Metro, RER stations (airport included).

Charles de Gaulle airport is in zone 5 of Paris transport system, to avoid paying a penalty fare, you must purchase a valid ticket…
Standard ″Ticket t+″ used for Bus, Metro and RER within central Paris (zones 1-2) is not accepted.


Your journey


Journey to Paris

All RER B trains call at Paris.
Off-peak hours preferred direct (express) train ; other trains stop at suburban stations on their way into the city.
Connections between Metro and RER B at stations Gare du Nord, Châtelet-les Halles, Saint Michel-Notre Dame and Denfert-Rochereau.


Journey to CDG airport

Always check the overhead destination panel on platform.
Board RER B trains bound to Aéroport Ch. de Gaulle 2–TGV, some trains split off for another suburb.
Off-peak hours preferred direct (express) train ; other trains stop at suburban stations on their way into the airport.


Journey to Orly airport

Always check the overhead destination panel on platform.
Board RER B trains bound to St Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, some trains split off for another suburb.
Transfer onto the OrlyVal (Orly airport tram) at station Antony.

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Where to catch RER trains at CDG ?

Charles de Gaulle airport has two train stations :
AÉROPORT CHARLES DE GAULLE 1
 = Stop for terminal 1 + terminal 3.
AÉROPORT CHARLES DE GAULLE 2 = Stop for terminal 2 (A, B, C, D, E, E, F, G).

 Which terminal do I need ?


Terminal 1

RER station Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1 is located at Roissypole, near terminal 3.
Access to-from terminal 1 by CDGVAL shuttle train.
 See my step-by-step guide


Terminal 2

RER station Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 is located underneath terminal 2.
Access to-from terminals 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F on foot (recommended) or free shuttle bus ; terminal 2G can be reached via shuttle bus from terminal 2F.
 See my step-by-step guide


Terminal 3

RER station Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1 is located at Roissypole.
Access to-from terminal 3 on foot (8 min approx).
 See my step-by-step guide


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