Gare du Nord to Orly Airport

How To Get from Gare du Nord to Orly Airport

Travelling from Gare du Nord to Orly Airport? Gare du Nord in Paris’ 10th arrondissement is famous worldwide, not only for its incredible passenger numbers but also for its many film appearances. Over 214 million passengers pass through the doors each year of the station which has appeared in Mr Bean’s Holiday, The Raven and Bourne Ultimatum.

Opened in 1864 the Gare du Nord has expanded to become the busiest train station outside of Japan. Trains come from across France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK to the station and service operators include SNCF, TEF, Eurostar, Metro and RER.

Gare du Nord’s location and connections make it an excellent location for travellers to utilise on their journey to Orly Airport.

Paris’ second busiest airport, Orly, processes over 30 million passengers each year and serves as Air France’s secondary hub.

Many other airlines prefer Orly to serve the French capital, with Transavia making it their hub and other airlines such as easyJet and Vueling operating many routes.

From Orly, destinations can be found across Europe, Africa, North America, Polynesia and the Caribbean.

The airport is in the south of the city and travel from Gare du Nord requires careful planning as it crosses straight through the centre!

Private Taxi from Gare du Nord to Orly Airport

The private taxi is the only direct door to door service between Gare du Nord to Orly Airport. The service from T2 Transfer affords a luxury, comfortable transfer in its fleet of luxury, brand new vehicles.

They make the journey very easy between the destinations, meeting you in Gare du Nord at the arrivals area, the professional and fully licensed driver will clearly identify themselves by holding a placard with your name on it.

They will then take you to the waiting vehicle.

The driver will place your luggage in the trunk and if you have children with you the vehicle will be fitted with age appropriate car seats at no extra charge.

Notwithstanding the traffic, the journey will take approximately 30 minutes across the 20km. If you have any questions on your journey through the stunning French capital please feel free to ask the driver who will speak both French and English.

If you find you have any questions at any other time you can contact T2 Transfer customer services 24/7.

There are no cancellations fees from T2 Transfer and you don’t need to pay until you reach Orly AIrport. For your convenience you can pay for the journey in euros, pounds or dollars.

Taxi Prices from Gare du Nord to Orly Airport

  • 1-3 passengers – € 55
  • 4 passengers – € 60
  • 5 passengers – € 70
  • 6 passengers – € 75
  • 7 passengers – € 80
  • 8 passengers – € 85

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Transfers from Gare du Nord to Orly Airport By Train

Paris is served by the Metro and RER suburban services across the city and via the SNCF network to the rest of the region. There are indirect suburban services from Gare du Nord to Orly Airport.

The easiest indirect service goes from Gare du Nord on the RER B line to Antony where you can take the Orlyval. This is an automatic, driverless shuttle railway that goes direct to the terminal from Antony. These trains run every 5-7 minutes between 0600 and 2335.

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: Adult single ticket is €23.30, Child single ticket is €16.20.

There are other different ways to connect across the suburban rail networks of Paris but they do not add any value, they do nothing but add time.

There are no direct mainline train options between Gare du Nord to Orly Airport.

Transfer from Paris Gare du Nord to Orly Airport By Bus

No direct buses operate between Paris Gare du Nord to Orly Airport. There are however opportunities to take RER or Metro lines to areas where you can take bus connections,

The first of these options is to take the RER B line from Gare du Nord to Denfert-Rochereau where you can take the OrlyBus to Orly Sud. From there the airport is a short walk away.

Duration: 48 minutes.

Cost: Adult single ticket each way is €23.30, Child single ticket each way is €17.

There is a second option for bus travel. From Gare du Nord take the Metro line 5 to Place d’Italie where you change to the Metro line 6 to Paris Gare – Montparnasse. From there it is the Ouibus to Orly Airport.

Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes.

Cost: Adult single ticket each way is €23.30, Child single ticket each way is €17.

There are other options but they add no further value and only increase time and cost.