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Transfer Options from Orly Airport to the City of Paris

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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 taxi. The journey 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 12.50€ one-way. Another budget transfer option is to take the bus. Buses take around 45 minutes, and cost only 8€.

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Price

35€

Time

25’

Availability

24/7

Taxi

Taxis are readily available outside of both terminals at Orly airport. You can find them by the ‘Taxi Perisian’ sign on the top.

Price

35€

Time

30’

Availability

24/7

Train

There are no direct trains from Orly airport to the city centre. You must make a change at Anthony train station.

Price

12.50€

Time

60’

Availability

6:00 - 23:35

Bus

Buses run 24/7 from Orly airport to the city centre. In the evening, the usual lines are replaced by night lines.

Price

8€

Time

45’

Availability

24/7

How to get from Orly airport to the city centre by taxi

Taking a taxi from Orly airport to the city centre 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 at Orly airport 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€.

Cost

35€

Trip Duration

30 minutes

*Prices will vary depending on the location of your destination in the city.

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Taxis are available 24/7 at Orly airport

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.

Where do I get it from?

There are taxi ranks directly outside of both Orly-Sud and Orly-Ouest terminals, so finding one will be easy.

Convenience

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.

Editor’s Note

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.

Useful Tips

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 12.50€ and will take around 60 minutes.

Cost

12.50€

Trip Duration

60 minutes

There is an average waiting time of 7 minutes

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The trains run from 6:00 - 23:35

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 12.50€ for adults, 6.25€ for juniors and free for children under the age of 4 years.

You can buy your tickets from a kiosk before you enter the train.

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.

Convenience

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.

Timetables

RER C

Train from Orly airport to the city centre

RER B

Train from Orly airport to the city centre

Editor’s Note

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.

Useful Tips

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€ 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.

Cost

8€

Trip Duration

45 minutes

There is an average waiting time of 10 minutes

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Day buses run from 05:35 to 00:05, and night buses from 00:55 to 05:00

How much is a bus from Orly airport to the city centre?

The direct Orlybus costs 8€ 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.

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.

Convenience

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.

Timetables

Bus 183

Bus from Orly airport to the city centre

N22

Night bus from Orly airport to the city centre

N31

Night bus from Orly airport to the city centre

N131

Night bus from Orly airport to the city centre

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Night bus from Orly airport to the city centre

Editor’s Note

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.

Useful Tips

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.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from Orly airport to city center?

Orly airport is very close to the city centre at only 20 km. In light traffic it will take only 25 minutes to reach the centre by car.

How much is taxi from Orly airport to the city centre?

Taxis at Orly airport are charged at a flat rate. I will cost you 30€ if you are travelling to the left bank, and 35€ if you are travelling to the right bank.

How far is Orly airport from the city centre?

Orly airport is very close to the city centre, so it should only take around 25 minutes by car or taxi. Other means of transportation will take longer.