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Paris Aéroport

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

(Aéroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle)
Tremblay-en-France, Roissy-en-France
  • Diego
    "On of the best airports in Europe for connecting flights."(91 Tips)
    Daniela T.
    "Beautiful and brand new terminal Air France- must see!"(39 Tips)
    Roger G.
    "Clean, bright, fresh, free wifi, easy with kids, open spaces."(145 Tips)
    meredith k.
    "Don't forget to bring some gorgeous macarons home for your friends."(7 Tips)
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  • Jon G.
    Jon GosierAugust 24, 2013
    If you are in Terminal 2F and want free wifi, go all the way to the leather seats by F30 and F31. This is above the Lounge and you can get on their wifi network. 6 hours of free time, per device!!!!
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • David
    DavidMay 31
    WiFi works very well everywhere. Unpleasant smell in the building. Difficult to find a store for buying a SIM card at arrival gates. Direct bus drives you to city downtown for 17 EUR in about an hour.
  • Amit G.
    Amit GaharwarAugust 12, 2015
    Huge airport!Terminal 2E is beautifully built with lots of shops. However if you have connection to 2G and have a non-EU passport brace for long checking at border control. Plan connections properly.
  • sabrinazcheng
    sabrinazchengOctober 2, 2014
    Big airport but it's not really that complicated. Was my first time in Paris and travel alone. All went smooth from the immi queue till baggage claim. Wifi ok but need to keep on login after timeout
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Eugenio S.
    Eugenio SmithMay 30, 2014
    Prepare to walk, this place is massive. Aircraft takes around 15 minutes from landing to parking. And its access roads, it's like a big city full of exits. Beautiful architecture!
  • Fabián
    FabiánNovember 19, 2014
    Huge airport. There's even a train to get you through terminals and parking lots. Free Wi-Fi. You can buy tourist tickets for the public transport, and travel safe on any train or bus. I like it.
  • Janet C.
    Janet CheungSeptember 3, 2014
    Expected more from an airport in a major city!15min wifi that barely connects.Slow &unclear! Take the RER SUBWAY it's much cheaper, gets u to center! Shocked at the amount of bad reviews that's true!
  • Turkish Airlines
    Turkish AirlinesJune 6, 2014
    Welcome to Paris! Here a some interesting facts about The Eiffel Tower: it uses 50t of paint every seven years, Guy de Maupassant ate lunch at base of tower almost each day.
    Downvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysJune 5, 2013
    Must visit: The Champs-Élysées is the most famous street—and one of the most expensive —in the world. Many French monuments like the Arc de Triomphe,the Place de la Concorde etc. lie on this street.
  • James U.
    James UnderbergFebruary 15
    Large disorganized airport - fly in on a 777 -disembark via stairs to bus ? Often striking workers leads delays at security or immigration or lost luggage - great physical plant/ amenities however !
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysJanuary 7, 2015
    The Pompidou Centre has amazed visitors ever since it opened in 1977, not just for its outstanding collection of modern art – the largest in Europe – but also for its radical architectural statement.
  • @InstaChic_
    @InstaChic_September 8, 2013
    Detax tip from a professional Shopaholic ☆ If your total refund amount is over 3000 € ! You can Still have it all in Euro's € and the rest you are obliged to accept another currency ♡ 3000 +
  • Joyce T.
    Joyce TsaiMay 18, 2013
    If you are taking the RER B into Paris, make sure you have a sim chip card or a lot of change to pay for the ~10 euro ride into the city. There are counters open, but may close in the early evening
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysJune 26, 2013
    Notre Dame Cathedral is the most popular monument in France even beating out the Eiffel Tower. The interior is a majestic work of art with stained glass windows, portals depicting biblical scenes etc.
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysMay 13, 2013
    Must explore: The Chateau de Versailles, one of the most beautiful examples of French 18th century art.Originally built by Louis XIII, it was brought up to it's present splendour by his son Louis XIV.
  • Alexandre R.
    If you want to go to shuttles for hotels, go to upstairs When you have the station behind you, take 1st escalator on the left and another one on the left and straight to the elevator to go to lev 5.
  • Steve N.
    Steve NormanDecember 18, 2014
    My favourite international airport. Clean, easy to get around, quick security checks. There's also a shuttle now - nice. The AF lounges are comfy and well-stocked.
  • Rose A.
    Rose AranteOctober 8, 2014
    This airport is by far one of the best one I ever went too. The wash area is clean & with cool designs. The structure is cool but its so big its so tiring to go on different platform hahaha...
  • Jason
    JasonJune 10
    5:30am is when the tax refund office opens. Get there as early as possible as there may be line ups (tour groups) If you get there before 5:30am the automated scanners will APPEAR broken. Just wait.
  • Alessandro C.
    This huge french hub is not the best choice if you have a connection flight. Poor indications and long transfers do not help. Very good choice of shops and restaurants on the international concourse.
  • Alfred L.
    Alfred Lewers JrFebruary 2, 2014
    Easy airport to get into, though I had a bit of time returning my Avis vehicle to Terminal 1, ended up driving around a couple of times. The people were nice and the process of boarding was a breeze.
  • Brian C.
    Brian CaffinAugust 29, 2013
    An improvement since last time I travelled through here... You must really look for the signs and the place can be very confusing. Oh and smile to the staff as much as possibly, it will help a lot ...
  • Greg B.
    Greg BMay 15, 2013
    My advice: Do NOT take the train (RER) but the bus. It's hassle free and will take you straight to the centre (Opera) for 10€. THE best option! And it's faster unless there is a big traffic
  • Fitria W.
    Fitria WerdiningsihSeptember 25, 2014
    You should prepare at least 3h beforeThe passport checks are a very long two lines.before you go down by escalator & the maze down stair.But you can ask to cut the line if your flight will leave soon
  • Taxibeat France
    Taxibeat FranceApril 19, 2013
    Want to go to Paris center? Don't want to wait for a cab? Download Taxibeat! The free app will let you choose the best taxi driver and avoid the waiting line! Enjoy your stay in the City of Light
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJuly 5, 2015
    Visit the transit information desk for assistance in getting to your hotel, and make sure to travel through one of the escalating tunnels that crosses the chasm in the middle of the airport.
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysAugust 27, 2013
    The Louvre is one of the world's largest museums & a historic monument. With more than 8 million visitors every year it is the world's most visited museum & one of Paris' primary tourist attraction.
  • Mariana C.
    Mariana CampeloJanuary 5, 2015
    Quality duty free stores with everything you want to take home: wine, cheese, foie gras, macarons and chocolates. Unfriendly staff, confusing airport, be sure to check your terminal before going.
  • Austin M.
    Austin MielkeJanuary 28, 2013
    Overall a fine Int'l Airport! If your flying Air France, the passenger lounge is terrific! There's a catch with this airport though, patience is a must as it is fairly inefficient and sometimes slow.
  • Luís B.
    Luís Barbosa VicenteJanuary 27, 2015
    The free water sources are all broken, with nearby shops selling tiny bottles for upwards of 2,60€. Bring an empty bottle and fill it on the bathroom. If you must buy water, the machines are cheaper.
  • Mazin A.
    Mazin Al BukhariMarch 24, 2015
    also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), is one of the world's principal aviation centres, as well as France's largest international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle
  • Lai Mun
    Lai MunOctober 15, 2014
    Of all the big airports, this is one of the worse in terms of the way it works for crowd control. It's always crowded with long lines in and out of customs. What a hassle. Please plan waaaaay ahead
  • Craig V.
    Craig VodnikDecember 20, 2015
    This airport perfectly personifies France. It was once beautiful and forward thinking but is now stuck in the past. In Germany, when connecting through FRA or MUC, no additional security required.
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed Abu HajarDecember 27, 2015
    If you are Traveling on First or Business Class you will get Access No.1 which get u into a Special lanes at Immigration & Security Check very useful and save like 30 Minutes of quo
  • Joe W.
    Joe WuSeptember 3, 2014
    Not the best airport in the world, but ok for shopping, ONLY if you are departing for a destination outside of EU. Be prepared to be bored if your onward flight is within EU, not much at those gates..
  • Frank
    FrankSeptember 9, 2012
    Make sure to get your boarding pass before turning in tax free forms. You might get an angry woman who requires it. Just push your way through the lost people saying "pardon" and they will feel guilt.
  • Bonarge M.
    Bonarge MadridJuly 11, 2012
    If you wanna eat... do it after you pass the immigration departing control.. between Gates L21 and L53 there is a great place to eat..less expensive than the restaurants at the check-in area...
  • Jose Antonio T.
    Jose Antonio Tena SendraNovember 27, 2015
    Best Kept (not so secret) Secret, is that on both sides(corners) of concourse 2E there are amazing lounge style couches with the best views of the tarmac. Great for airplane spotting.
  • Trevor
    TrevorJuly 29, 2015
    While CDG is light years ahead of my home airport, New York's JFK, it's nonetheless a sprawling, baffling, and inefficient mess for a major world city airport. Fly through Amsterdam.
  • Ángel T.
    Ángel TeránAugust 15, 2012
    Most people are nice except the ones in the Information kiosks. Its quite confusing and hard to move in.Only the boarding gates are as pretty as we see on TV everything else is not really good looking
  • Johann S.
    Johann SchmittSeptember 16, 2014
    CDG airport is a huge airport with 3 terminals. Depending where you are, it can be very nice and modern or pretty old. I would say it tends to improve with all the renovation work they did.
  • Dainis
    DainisMarch 17, 2015
    Be sure to check the terminal from which your flight is departing. There are 3 of those and walk can be quite long between them. Free wi-fi available through all the airport.
  • Horatio B.
    Horatio BogbinderoJune 23, 2011
    Buy stuff in the city. It is cheaper than duty free in most cases then charge it with your card. Head for the duty free booths (normally at the arrivals area before you drop your bags) to get a refund
  • Amit G.
    Amit GaharwarAugust 15, 2015
    If you miss a flight (Air France) contact the customer desk. They gave an alternate flight to Basel although for next day and from Paris Orly. Vouchers for hotel, airport transfers & food included.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 26, 2014
    I have a love-hate relationship with this place. The service is slow. Always very slow. That being said the food and shopping options in the terminals is good and in some instances even great!
  • Luis A.
    Luis AguilarJanuary 1
    Be careful if you arrive to terminal E with less than 2 hours between connecting flights; shuttle bus is really slow. Me and other passengers missed our connection. Plus,the AF counter is always busy.
  • Andrey I.
    Andrey IvashurovNovember 1, 2014
    Crowded and pretty old, airport is also really big, so get there with a serious gap before your flight, it may take some time to reach your terminal and gate. WiFi is free in some zones.
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysFebruary 18, 2014
    One of the city's most notable curiosities, the Catacombes de Paris are underground ossuarys. The network of underground caverns and tunnels is a popular tourist attraction featured in many movies.
  • Adnan
    AdnanJanuary 28, 2010
    If you're heading to Paris proper from CDG during morning rush-hour, save yourself the slow & expensive taxi ride and hop on the direct RER B to Chatelet-les-Halles (then switch from there to wherever
  • Jan G.
    Jan GemrichNovember 11, 2013
    If the air traffic control works as ground staff, I imagine it like "Oh, well, we did not expect you despite you come every evening, land on runway 1 or 2, just watch for other planes..."
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