How to get from Orly Airport to city centre
There are three modes of transportation to get from Orly Airport to the city centre of Paris, bus, taxi and train. The quickest, but the most expensive transfer option is a by taxi. A taxi from Orly airport to Paris will take around 30 minutes, and the price is charged at a flat rate of 35€. A cheap transfer option is to take the train. Two trains run throughout most of the day, and tickets cost 12.10€ one-way. Another budget transfer option is to take the bus. Buses take around 45 minutes, and cost only 8.30€. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Paris at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €35|| 25min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €50|| 25min|| 24/7|
| Train || €24.20|| 60min|| 06:00–23:30|
| Bus || €16.60|| 45min|| 24/7|
| Le Bus || €24|| 60min|| 05:15–23:00|
How to get from Orly airport to the city centre by taxi
Taking a Orly airport taxi to the city centre of Paris is by far the most convenient transfer option. The journey will take only 30 minutes, and the driver will drop you off directly at your door. Taxis from Orly are charged at a flat rate, and depending on which part of the city centre you're traveling to, it will cost 30€ or 35€.
Taxi fare from Orly airport to the city centre
Taxis at Orly airport are charged at a flat rate, if you are travelling to the left bank, it will be 30€, and if you are travelling to the right bank, it will be 35€.
After the first 4 people, your driver will charge a surplus of 4€ per additional person.
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Taking a taxi from Orly airport to the city centre of Paris is by far the quickest and most convenient transfer option. You can sit back and relax while the driver handles your luggage, and takes you directly to the door of your accommodation.
Thanks to the new flat rate fee system for taxis at Orly airport, taking a taxi isn't too expensive. However, if you're on a very tight budget, you may wish to try another transfer option.
Be sure to carry cash, most taxi drivers still don't accept card payments.
Let your driver know you are aware of the flat rate fee to the city centre.
There is no charge for extra luggage items.
After the first 4 people, your driver will charge a fee of 4€ per person.
Taxis at Orly airport don't have a specific colour. Instead, check for the 'Taxi Parisian' sign on top.
How to get from Orly airport to the city centre by train
There are no direct train lines from Orly airport to the city centre of Paris. You will need to take the Orlyval metro to the Anthony Train Station, and then change to lines RER B or RER C. The total journey will cost 12.10€ and will take around 60 minutes.
How much is the train from Orly airport to the city centre?
The total fare from Orly airport to the city centre of Paris will be 12.10€ for adults and free for children under the age of 4 years.
You can buy your tickets from a kiosk before you enter the train.
Orlyval airport metro
There is an average waiting time of 7 minutes
The trains run from 6:00 - 23:35
Where do I get it from?
Trains leave from both the Orly-Sud and Orly-Ouest terminal. From each, simply exit the arrivals gate and head to your left and go up the escalator or stairs in front of you. This will take you to the elevated station platform.
Taking a train from Orly airport to the city centre is actually the least convenient option. Tickets aren't cheap, and the journey time is long. Also, there is no direct route, you will have to make a change at Anthony Train Station to complete your journey.
If you have some time on your hands, and wish to learn a little more about the city's metro lines, then this may be a good opportunity for you. However, if you have a lot of luggage, I would suggest one of the other modes of transportation.
The ticket from Anthony Train Station to the city centre alone costs 9.50€
Be sure to check the timetables for the Orlyval and the local trains on your day of travel, they are subject to changes.
Keep an eye on your belongings at all times on the train and station platform.
Keep your ticket with you. You will need it to operate the ticket gates at Anthony station.
How to get from Orly airport to the city centre by bus
Taking a bus from Orly airport to the city centre is a fairly easy and convenient option. The Orlybus is a direct line that takes you into the city centre in 45 minutes, and costs 8.30€ for a one-way ticket. There are also public buses available that cost only 2€, but make frequent stops along the way, and take much longer than the Orlybus.
There are also public buses that run throughout the night, meaning there is a bus transfer option 24/7 from Orly airport to the city centre.
How much is a bus from Orly airport to the city centre?
The direct Orlybus costs 8.30€ for a one-way ticket. The slower public day and night buses cost 2€ for a one-way ticket. Children under the age of 4 always ride for free.
You can buy your tickets in advance from a kiosk in the arrivals terminal, or directly from your driver on the bus.
Orlybus & Bus 183 at Orly airport
There is an average waiting time of 10 minutes
Day buses run from 05:35 to 00:05, and night buses from 00:55 to 05:00, OrlyBus runs from 06:00 - 00:30.
Where do I get it from?
The bus stop in Orly-Sud can be found just outside of the arrivals entrance D. The bus station at the Orly-Ouest terminal can be found outside of entrance L.
Taking a bus from Orly airport to the city centre is a fairly fast and easy option. With the night buses running throughout the evening and early hours, the buses run 24/7, and only take 45 minutes to reach the centre. However, you will need to hall your luggage onto the bus yourself, and may need to take a taxi from the bus stop in the city centre to your final destination.
The buses from Orly airport don't have very many stops in the actual city centre, so if your final destination is a great distance from one of the stops, you may want to consider another mode of transportation.
The frequency of buses may change during the holidays, check the timetable before you land.
Be sure to have cash if paying on the bus. The driver won't be able to accept card payments.
Be sure to keep an eye on your belongings when on the bus.
There are designated areas to stow your luggage on the buses.
How to get from Orly airport (ORL) to the city centre by Le Bus
Tickets from ORL airport to downtown are 12€ for a one-way trip and 20€ round-trip. The bus makes three stops at Gare Montparnasse, Tour Eiffel and the Trocadéro before arriving in Champs Elysées.
How much is Le Bus from Orly airport (ORL) to the city centre?
Tickets can be purchased online and are 12€ one way or 20€ for a round trip. Children under the age of 4 travel for free and those ages 4 - 11 are 7€.
Le Bus at Orly airport
There is an average waiting time of 20 minutes
Bus runs from 5:15 to 23:00
Where do I get it from?
The bus stop is located at both the West and South terminals .The West terminal access point can be reached using Exit D and the South Terminal access point can be reached by using Exit L.
Although the journey takes less time than the city bus, it is still more expensive than other options.
This option may be preferable for those interested in on-board wifi, unlimited luggage and a USB charging port in each seat. Otherwise, other transport methods will be quicker and cheaper.
Welcome Pickups transfer
Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line
If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Paris. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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