Paris can easily be reached by plane, train or car due to its location at the crossroads of Europe. It is served by two international airports (Charles de Gaulle and Orly) and has great railway connections. The shuttle buses from Charles de Gaulle airport arrive in front of the Palais des Congrès.  which is also accessible throughout the city's public transportation network.   


Reaching Paris is easy from all over the world:


Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport is 23km northeast of the city and has 7 terminals has an annual passenger flow of over 65 million people which is more than the population of France. This airport has direct shuttles to the Palais des Congrès every 30 minutes.

Orly (ORY) airport is 15km away in the South of Paris is France’s premier airport. It is still the nation's favourite airport. It is predominantly used for domestic flights, southern Europe and some budget airlines.

Thanks to the two airports reaching Paris is pretty easy. Consult the Aéroports de Paris website for more details. Shuttles from both airports and express train services are convenient and cheap. More details will follow.

There are 6 mainline train stations in Paris.  The city can be reached by high-speed trains from most major European cities. There are 365 TGV services in France, 16 Eurostar trains per day linking London and 28 Thalys connecting Brussels. There are also services to and from Frankfurt, Berlin, Madrid and Milan. 

Useful links:
SNCF (French National Railways)
Eurostar (trains from the UK)
Thalys (trains from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands)
Deutsche Bahn (trains from Germany)
RENFE (trains from Spain)


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Getting to the airport


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