Complete Guide On How To Transfer From Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Villages Nature Paris
The newest edition to the Disneyland Paris resort hotel list, the Villages Nature is a woodland retreat that boasts 5 immersive worlds. Guests can meet animals in the BelleVie farm area, experience thrills and relaxation in the Aqualagoon waterpark, indulge at the Lakeside promenade, explore the plants and fauna at the Extraordinary gardens or discover the Forest of Legends. There is something for all the family. The accommodation is eco-friendly, self catering and the resort itself is completely self sufficient with everything you need on site. Families will be flocking from all over the world to try this new resort and many will be flying into Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).
CDG is Paris’ main airport and is indeed France’s busiest with 90 million passengers and 475000 aircraft movements each year, which also makes it one of Europe’s busiest. The airport is spread out over 3 terminals, named 1, 2 and 3. Terminal 2 is then subdivided further. These terminals are all connected by corridors and on different levels, combined with the sheer volume of people makes Charles de Gaulle a daunting place for any weary traveller. The airport is served by its own rail and bus terminals and the A1 motorway runs right next to the terminals. There are different options for onward travel to from Charles de Gaulle airport to Villages Nature Paris but perhaps the private taxi offers the most convenient, easiest and straight forward, especially if this is your first time to the area. The bus and the train are a viable option but not as easy.
Private Taxi from Charles de Gaulle to Villages Nature Paris
When considering the private taxi option from Charles de Gaulle to Villages Nature Paris one company stands out against the rest, the service offered to weary but excited families by T2 Transfer is second to none. Their excellent customer service is open 24/7, they provide free child seats and their drivers are all fully licensed, professional and can speak both French and English.
The excellent service starts as soon as you arrive in CDG, the T2 Transfer driver will meet you at the arrivals area with a placard clearly displaying your name so you know it’s them. From the arrivals area they will make your journey through the busy Charles de Gaulle easy by guiding you and taking you to your waiting, prestige car. Your private taxi is just that, private, you won’t be sharing with anyone else. You will also be able to safely place your luggage in the trunk.
On the 45km journey your driver will happily chat with you and point out areas of interest, something you just don’t get on other forms of transport.
T2 Transfer service extends to its very useful facility to pay for your journey in a selection of currencies, you can use either euros, gbp or dollars. Prices can be found below:
- 1-3 passengers – € 70
- 1-4 passengers – € 75
- 1-5 passengers – € 80
- 1-6 passengers – € 85
- 1-7 passengers – € 90
- 1-8 passengers – € 90
Transfers from CDG Airport to Villages Nature Paris By Train
Utilising the RER and TGV stations at Charles de Gaulle it is possible to catch a selection of trains to Marne-la-Vallee where you can then catch the courtesy bus to the resort.
The first train option is the RER, from CDG RER station, located underneath terminal 2, you need to take the RER B line to Chatelet Les Halles. From there you need to take a RER A line towards Marne-La-Vallee, be cautious on this leg, RER A trains do go to other destinations on this line. At Marne-la-vallee you would then catch the hotel shuttle bus to Villages Nature.
RER trains from Charles de Gaulle depart every 15-20 minutes between 0500 and 0000. Ticket options vary dependent on your requirements.
- Duration: 1 hr 30 minutes
- Cost: Adult single ticket is €10, Child single ticket is €7
The second option is to utilise the TCV trains. From Charles de Gaulle main station there are sporadic train services to Marne-la-Vallee station between 0450 and 2350. These journeys vary greatly from 49 minutes to as little as 9 minutes, however, timetables need to be read carefully for the right train, you may have long waits. From Marne-la-Vallee you would catch the shuttle bus to VIllages Nature.
- Duration: Varies
- Cost: Adult single ticket is €24-41 (dependent on operator), Child single ticket varies with operator.
Transfer from Charles de Gaulle to Villages Nature Paris By Shuttle Bus
There is only one viable option on the bus network from CDG to Villages Nature Paris, this is the Magical Shuttle Bus and it runs between 0900 and 2000, far from suitable for flights landing outwith these hours. The journey takes one hour on this bus service and it can be extremely busy and crowded. The bus departs Terminal 2F at CDG and stops directly at the hotel.
- Duration: 1 hr
- Cost: Adult single ticket is €23, Child single ticket is €10