The trip between Paris and the Orly airport, located 14 km from the capital is estimated in 15 minutes by car without the caps in the Paris region. The means of transport serving this airport platform that welcomes 30 million passengers per year abound. Some are very comfortable and prestigious as private cars with driver, others are more economical solutions such as bus. The most active businessmen often have to get there by taxi for from flying in Europe, Canada, Africa, the Middle East and in countries overseas territories. Tourists also go there in shared shuttle to continue their destinations in a distant country. Between taxis and bikes, trams, RER, bus, motorcycle taxi or personal car, well we have the choice. As for the metro, the location of Grand Paris metro station to this area is unfortunately available only to 2024. The project concerns the line 18 and the extension of the line 14 to the airport. In the choice of means of transport, the important, apart from the price and comfort, is to provide time taking into account the delay due to peak hours. This in order to arrive on time to booarding . As for those who have just left the airport, they have to find a quick and safe transportation which has enough space for their luggage. To organize your trip, here is a summary of possible transport airport solutions as well as their advantages and disadvantages.
Shared shuttle transportation
To come take flight at Orly, there are many shuttle operators place from the center of the capital to the airport. . The transfer is between 5 am and 23 pm in the evening. The journey does not exceed 1 hour 20 depending on good traffic conditions and time. For hours and days where traffic is less dense, the transfer does not last more than 40 minutes. If you want to get to the airport the night, a surcharge is added to the fare. Companies providing such services take account of the delayed flight. The route then takes the opposite direction following the departure time or arrival of the aircraft. The shuttles are comfortable air conditioned gender Citroën C5, VW Caravelle etc. These vehicles fit the number of people and luggage. The transfer company applies no charge for these bags. This is why travelers like share their places in this kind of transportation . In addition, drivers are familiar with the Paris region and will have no trouble making the traveler about to rendezvous indicated. The service shared shuttle is always available during the trip. Recall that the transfer prices are fixed and predictable and are obtained by phone. They do not change even if traffic inconvenience, accident, flight delay etc. In general, you can count 20 euros for adults and double for a couple, and 12 euros for children under 12 years. Some shuttle services like ours for example offer a transfer from the Paris Nord station of the 10th district and Orly. In their formulas, car seats for children are generaly free. And the reservation can be made on telephone call or SMS from 8 am to 20h every day. For more details on offers of a company shuttle service, it is advisable to request a quote on its website. as another example of collective shuttle. If you come out of the airport and you want to visit Disney for your first visit to Paris. Paris Orly Disney Shuttle offers transportation with bilingual drivers in a friendly vehicle up to 8 people with luggage. This same service also performs the transfer of a person from the airport to the place where he has to go with the Disney Orly private formula. It is also the formula for VIP Transfer Orly Disney brings customers in events or meetings to which they are invited to the luxury car board. Transport cars of this company are equipped with GPS. Veolia also offers this kind of semi-private shuttle.
Parisian taxis and suburbs taxis
Parisian taxis serve the Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val de Marne. As for suburbs taxis they are found in Val d'Oise, Essonne, Yvelines and Seine-et-Marne. The journey time between Orly and these places is between 30 minutes and 1 hour 30. The only existing highway to reach Orly airport (A106) is often crowded during peak hours. In addition, the access from the 14th or 13th arrondissement is often difficult. Thus, via the A1 and A6 highways , the caps can be avoided. The price of a traditional taxi Orly to central Paris ranges between 35 to 75 euros. For a suburban taxi, it takes from 65 to 90 euros to reach Versailles. The advantage of taking a taxi is that it takes you exactly where you want to go yet comfortable. If your are a group obviously is better to do a reseravtion for a a minivan. This solution is more cost effective tan a taxi . Notice that since March 2016, flat rates are applied for the route between Orly and Paris (30 to 35 euros from Orly to the left or right bank). The price does not include additional or surcharges. And the reservation cost is € 5. The transfer takes about 30 minutes to 50 minutes. The disadvantage of this method is that you can come across a dishonest or rude driver. Good to know: the taxi may refuse to credit card and require payment in cash.
The RATP bus
This travelling method is the most economical but also the longest to reach the airport. For example, the cost of bus route 183 from Paris (Porte de Choisy station) and Orly is 1.92 euros. The trip takes about an hour. It is also possible to go to Orly by taking line 91.10 Albatrans the network for $ 2 euros and from the Massy TGV train station. The journey takes about 35 minutes. As for the 191 end 100 RATP line, it deserves Yerres and Rungis and Orly airport south or west terminal in 20 to 45 minutes or so. Let us not forget also the line 144 that connects the East Railway Station in Corbeil -Essonne from the station to the south terminal. For those who leave at night, they can wait RATAP bus line N31 or N131. These two lines perform the transfer between 0:30 ET 5:30. The first starts at the Gare de Lyon, is heading the Gare d'Austerlitz and Place d'Italie and stop at the Orly airport south. The other bus also leaves from the Gare de Lyon to Brétigny then passes to access Orly. The rate is 3 RATP tickets+ the total cost is 5.40 euros. You can also choose for the shuttle Orlybus 283 which runs between Paris Place Denfert-Rochereau and Orly in half an hour. The first departure is at 5:00 am and the last 35 to 11:00 pm for Mondays and Thursdays and for other days and holidays to 0:05 minutes. The fare is 6.90 euros. The bus runs to stop every 20 minutes and takes about thirty minutes. To remind that the bus is often full, so if you have a lot of luggage, this solution is rejected. The Navigo transportation pass is accepted in Zone 1 to 4. There are also serving Roissy and Paris-Opéra Paris airport Charles de Gaulle. The bus departures are every quarter of an hour to half an hour. The trip takes an hour and vehicles are inaccessible to wheelchair users. If you make the choice of public transport, we must anticipate the displacement problems such as congestion, delay of the bus. Better and have a plan B not to miss your flight.
The air France bus
Air France shuttles are certainly quite expensive but they offer much more comfort than other bus. For example, you are entitled to the WIFI connection in the car. These shuttles between the airport and central Paris (Gare Montparnasse station, Invalid, Arc de Triomphe). They perform a round trip every day from 6 am to 23 pm in the evening. You count 17 euros to 25 euros and the Navigo pass is not accepted. This network requires a specific ticket because. If one is full of luggage, accompanied by children, this way is very convenient, because the shuttle picks you up at the bottom of your apartment. This service is available in 22 communes bordering the capital of France. Note that Air France shuttles have been renamed and are called now "Direct Bus." The advantage of this way of transport is that the payment can be done aboard the bus. Rates are between 12-17 euros. The service operates from 6 am to 23 pm 7/7. Note that the Direct Bus vehicles are wheelchair accessible.
The tramway and metro
Between the airport and the center of Paris, the RER is also available. For this, take the RER B at Antony station. Once there, he must get on the Orlyval automatic metro to arrive at Orly West. For this, enter the gate A in the west terminal and the K gate in the south terminal to access Orlyval. Do not forget to buy a special ticket for the metro. In case of unavailability of the RER, you can also get to the airport by metro line 7 direction Villejuif. At the terminus of the subway RATP , fit into the T7 tramway and get off at the station Orly South. You can also take the same tramway T7 to Orly Airport station to get to the heart of Paris. This stops also at the foot of the South terminal in the green car park P3. The terminus of the 7 subway line you can get to Chatelet-les-Halles. While the RER C, it connects the center of Paris and Orly. Then we must get on the bus "Paris by train" to the station Pont de Rugis. RER combined ticket metro and Orly airport shuttle is € 6.10.
Private cars with driver (VTC) and motorcycle taxi solution
The first transportation is mainly intended for a business clientele and good level tourists too. Companies offering this service offer prestige cars, or air conditioned mini bus to your destination. The bill is therefore quite high from 120 to 180 euros. The service is by reservation only. It is the same for motorcycle taxis. You need to book in advance if you want to use this way of transport. They make the connection between the main cities in the Paris suburbs, railway stations and Orly. For a course in any arrondissement in the day, the motorcycle taxis charge 50 to 70 euros. For the Paris airport route, the calculation is based at 25 to 30 euros for the care and 2 euros for each kilometer.
Own private transportation
You can also take your own car if you are coming from other regions and provinces of France. It would be cheaper. Indeed, the various transport impose stops and are subject to operating hours. At the edge of your personal vehicle, you also forget the high cost of taxis, the stress baggage surveillance. And you can get to destinations at a time that suits you best. Otherwise, the disadvantage of those who bring their vehicles is that they have to pay the airport parking fees which are quite expensive.