Complete Guide On How To Transfer from Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport To Marne la Vallee
Marne-la-vallee is a new town located North West of Paris which is well known for housing the Disneyland Paris complex since 1992. The town however has much more to offer. From its inception and early plans in 1962 the town has grown to over 37000 acres with a populus of nearly 300000. The town also hosts 3 major Parisian educational facilities, the Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée that has 11000 students , ESIEE Paris, a postgraduate Engineering school and the École des Ponts ParisTech, a STEM school.
As well as education and Disneyland, the town is home to several businesses, the biggest of which is XL Airways France. The area has a close connection with aviation as many tourists for Disneyland fly into Paris Charles de Gaulle, as do international students for ESIEE.
Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport is France’s busiest airport and caters for both domestic and international flights. Over 90 million passengers pass through the airports 3 terminals each year, which see’s an impressive 475000 aircraft movements on the apron. The airport is enormous, spread over 32 square km and spans 3 departements and 6 communes.
For the weary traveller or those travelling with children to Marne-la-vallee, navigating CDG can be a challenge, as well as emotional! There are many long corridors and all train services go from underneath terminal 2, but even more confusingly, the bus services go to different destinations from different terminals. The easiest and most convenient option has got to be the private taxi.
Private Taxi from Charles de Gaulle to Marne La Vallee
When considering a private taxi service from Charles de Gaulle to Marne-la-vallee you need not look further than T2 Transfer. With a fleet of luxury cars and fully licensed, bilingual, professional drivers they make your transfer very easy. Meeting you at the Charles de Gaulle arrivals area they take you to your private car and make your journey through CDG simple. If you are travelling with children they offer free car seats for use.
On the 45 minute journey you can relax and take in the scenery, knowing your bags are safe and you will be dropped off at your exact destination with no onward faff.
T2 Transfer prides itself on customer service and you can speak with them 24/7, for even more convenience you can book your taxi anytime and not have to pay until you reach your destination, you are even able to pay in either euros, gbp or dollars.
Prices for transfers between CDG and Marne-la-vallee can be found below:
- 1-3 passengers – € 60
- 1-4 passengers – € 65
- 1-5 passengers – € 70
- 1-6 passengers – € 75
- 1-7 passengers – € 80
- 1-8 passengers – € 85
Transfers from CDG Airport to Marne La Vallee By Train
There is the option of using the train networks to travel between Charles de Gaulle and Marne-la-vallee, both destinations have their own train stations on both the RER and TGV networks.
Departing every 15-20 minutes from CDG RER station is the RER B line train to central Paris. On this suburban network you change train at Chatelet Les Halles onto the RER A train direct to Marne-la-Vallee. The RER network operates between 0500 and 0000 and the journey from CDG to Marne-la-vallee takes around 1 hour 30 minutes. For onward travel to your final destination you will need to look at your options and plan carefully, there is a bus station at the train station, as well as other public transport options.
- Duration: 1 hr 30 minutes
- Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7
Between 0450 and 2350 there are intercity services, which include SNCF and Eurostar trains between Charles de Gaulle and Marne-la-vallee. These journey times vary greatly, from 9 minutes to 49 minutes, however, trains are sporadic and you need to check the timetables carefully. It is important you also book the right ticket for the right train or you may find yourself with an unwelcome fine.
- Duration: Varies
- Cost: Adult single ticket is €24-41 (dependent on operator), Child single ticket varies with operator.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle to Marne La Vallee By Bus
Despite the extensive bus services around the Paris region there is only 1 bus option between Charles de Gaulle and Marne-la-vallee that is viable. The Magical Shuttle Bus operates between the two destinations during the hours of 0900 and 2000. Departing from terminal 2F the bus runs to various hotels and attractions in Marne-la-vallee. The journey lasts approximately 1 hour.
- Duration: 1 hr
- Cost: Adult single ticket is €23, Child single ticket is €10