We will write how to get from Paris Orly airport to city center. The distance from Paris Orly Airport to city center is 18 kilometers and the travel time from Paris Orly airport to city is around 30 minutes by taxi.
The cheapest way from Paris Orly airport to city center is by bus for €2 and tramway and 45 minutes travel time. If you go by taxi will be around €30-35 and by train will be around €12. The travel time can be up to 45-60 with the waiting time to reach Paris city center. You can also rent a car in Paris Orly airport or get a private transfer. Read here France sim card for tourist, how to get from Beauvais airport to city center and Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris city center.
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PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
TRAMWAY FROM PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Paris Orly airport to city center is by tramway. The Tramway T7 is running every 8-15 minutes starting from 5 30 am until 12 30 am. You can get the Tramway T7 in South Terminal at Orly airport.
The tram fare is €1.90 for one way going from Paris Orly airport to Villejuif–Louis Aragon where you can get Metro Line 7. The travel time is around 30 minutes and later you will have to buy a metro ticket €1.90. It will take around 50 minutes to reach to your final destination for €3.80.
You can get the Navigo Card with 10 tickets for €14.90 and for €27.80 valid for 7 days. Since you will use in the metro to move around Paris.
SHUTTLE BUS FROM PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (FASTEST WAY)
The fastest way from Paris Orly airport to city center is by shuttle bus. The Le Bus Direct Line 1 is running every 20-30 minutes starting from 6 30 am until 11 50 pm. You can get Le Bus Direct from the Arrivals just follow the signs. There is a free shuttle to move around Orly airport Terminals.
The bus fare is €12 for one way and €20 for return ticket. The travel time is around 30-40 minutes depending on your final destination at city center and traffic.
The Shuttle Le Bus Direct is going from Paris Orly Airport to Montparnasse, Eiffel Tower, Trocadero, Arc de Triomphe and Etoile Champs-Elysées. If you take the metro in Paris for €1.90 you will be able to reach anywhere in city center.
SHUTTLE ORLY BUS
The Shuttle Orly Bus is running every 8-16 minutes starting from 6 am until midnight. You can get Orly Bus from the Arrivals just follow the signs. You can buy the tickets in the vending machine, online and you can use the Navigo Card included with no extra charge.
The Orly Bus fare is €9.20 for one way and the travel time is around 30-40 minutes depending on your final destination at city center and traffic. The Orly Bus Direct is going from Paris Orly Airport to Place Denfert-Rochereau and Montparnasse with Metro Line 4, 6 and Train RER B. If you take the metro in Paris for €1.90 you will be able to reach anywhere in city center.
PUBLIC BUS FROM PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
The most popular public Bus Number 183 is leaving from Paris Orly airport to city center. The Bus Number 183 is running every 20-40 minutes from Orly airport starting at 6 am until 12 30 am.
The Bus 183 fare is €2 and the travel time is around 45 minutes. The Bus Number 183 from Orly airport to Porte de Choisy where you can get Metro Line 7. If you take the metro in Paris for €1.90 you will be able to reach anywhere in city center.
There are also Night Buses leaving from Orly airport to city center. The Buses N31, N144, N22 and N131 are running every 30-60 minutes starting from 12 30 am until 5 30 am. The bus fare is €5.70 and the travel time is around 35-45 minutes depending on your final destination. You can use them free of charge with the Navigo Card. Check them out below:
Bus Route N31 Orly Airport to Gare de Lyon Train Station.
Bus Route N144 Orly Airport to Gare de l’Est.
Bus Route N22 Orly Airport to Chatelete.
Bus Route N131 Orly Airport to Gare de Lyon.
TRAIN PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
You can go by train from Paris Orly Airport to city center. You will have to get a very expensive train from Paris Orly airport to Antony Station for €9.30 and it will take 5 minutes. The trains are running every 8-15 minutes from the airport starting from 5 30 am until 12 30 am.
Once in Antony Station Train Station to Paris city center. The total travel time will be around 35-45 minutes included the waiting time. The combined train fare is €12 and the trains are going to Saint Michel, Notre Dame and Châtelet where you can get the metro for €1.90 you will be able to reach anywhere in city center.
I don’t recommend this option since the tramway T7 and the buses are cheaper and you will not have to transfer. But for €12 you will be able to reach from Paris Orly airport to city center in 45 minutes.
PARIS METRO MAP
The metro in Paris opening hours is from 5 30 am until 1 45 am and running every 3-12 minutes. The metro fare in Paris is starting from €1.90 for a single ticket.
The Navigo Card costs €22.80 plus €5 a total of €27.80 valid for 7 days. If you stay for short term in Paris it will be interesting to buy a Navigo Card with 10 tickets for €14.90. You can get the Orly Bus included with the Navigo Card.
It’s so convenient to use the Navigo Card if you are planning to get twice transportation to the airport and moving around Paris city center by public transportation. For €27.80 valid for 7 days per person you will cover all the transportation.
BY TAXI PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you go from Paris Orly airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 30 minutes and the taxi fare from Paris Orly airport to city center is €30-35. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic, day/night time and your final destination.
CAR RENTAL AT PARIS ORLY AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Paris Orly’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in the city. It will take you 30 minutes to get to Paris from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. It will costs around €30-40.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Paris. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Paris.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Paris Orly. Prices are around €55 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €14 per person.
For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!
BEST WAY FROM PARIS ORLY AIRPORT TO CITY
The best way from Paris Orly Airport to city center if you are traveling alone and on a budget I would choose by tramway T7 or Bus Number 183 for €2 plus later you will have to get the metro extra €1.90. You can also get the Orly shuttle Bus included in the Navigo Card (so convenient €27.80 valid for 7 days) a great option if you stay for a few days around Paris.
If you are traveling in a group or your prefer more comfort you can get a taxi or private transportation direct to your accommodation place in Paris.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN PARIS
HYATT PARIS MADELEINE
The location of this hotel was great. We loved the beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower and Parisian streets from our balcony. We enjoyed all the comfort in our room and the food they served was so delicious. The staff was super friendly and we were really happy to spend our first night in Paris at Hyatt Paris Madeleine.
HOTEL CALIFORNIA CHAMP ELYSEES
This hotel is located just 5 minutes walking distance from Arc du Triomphe in Paris. It was so cool walking around Champ Elysses. We loved our vintage place where we enjoyed our suite. The style was classic and we spent an amazing and romantic time at Hotel California Champ Elysees.
Accommodation in France is very expensive than any other countries around Euro. You can access a dorm from that can go up to €18-30. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €90. This prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN FRANCE
Food budget travel in France can go €20 per day. The typical usual breakfast consists of coffee or hot chocolate milk with a breakfast pastries like croissant. You wouldn’t leave France without having to taste macarons its colorful and tasty. You can buy them in corner bakeries for €2-3.
You should also try a baguette is is a long, thin loaf of French bread that is commonly seen in the country, the price of thus is around €0.90 in bakeries and €0.45 in supermarkets. We really loved cheese and salads in France!
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN FRANCE
In France every season brings out a different side. Summer takes place during the months of June-August in these months you’ll experience a high temperature. September to December the temperature cools down quite a bit and it is the perfect time to enjoy long walks through stunning neighborhood.
And Spring season during the months of March-May is the best time to visit France. It starts out with chilly and gets warm, it is a perfect time to spend the day exploring the city’s beautiful garden, at night it remains pretty cold.
CASH AND ATMS IN FRANCE
The currency used all throughout France is Euro just like all European country. The exact currency of Euro to dollar is A €1 = $1.13678 USD. You can use debit cards everywhere in France. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.
Having insurance while you are traveling outside your home country is very important. Make sure that you have one too, to keep you safe in your trips around the world.
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