Arrival procedure Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport
Arrival procedure at Paris-CDG
Welcome to Paris-CDG !
Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport has three terminals.
Terminal 2 complex is split into seven sub-terminals : 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F and 2G.
End of your journey
If your final destination is Paris, follow signs for arrivals and baggage reclaim (″Baggage-Exit″) on leaving the aircraft.
Transferring flights at Paris-CDG
- IF YOU ARE CHECKED TO YOUR FINAL DESTINATION :
Follow the ″Transfer″ signs when you leave the aircraft.
- IF YOU NEED TO CHECK-IN YOUR LUGGAGE :
Leave the transfer zone (there are no check-in counters in the transfer zone), follow the signs for arrivals (″Baggage-Exit″) and then proceed to your airline check-in desk in the departure terminal.
Unless you are travelling from France or a Schengen country, your first stop after arrival will be passport control/immigration.
Some foreign nationals must present, in addition to their passport, a Schengen visa when they enter France.
While in the baggage reclaim area look for your flight on the information screens and check the carousel number.
Free baggage trolleys are provided for your use.
Baggage handling and delivery is your airline’s responsibility from check-in to collection.
If you need to make a baggage enquiry please contact your airline or handling agent in baggage reclaim.
If you have left anything on board an aircraft or airline bus, please contact the airline immediately.
You’ll pass French Customs after baggage reclaim, before you enter the public arrivals area.
- Passengers who have not exceeded the duty-free allowance and have nothing to declare should go through the green channel.
- All other passengers, or passengers who are unsure should go through the red channel.
Each terminal has it’s own Arrivals hall, located in the public area after customs & baggage reclaims.
Airport visitors can verify the terminal and designated exit on the airport monitors.
Meeting points are located in each terminal after the baggage reclaim area.
Visit our Ground transportation section for details about train, bus or taxi from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris and beyond.