If you plan on flying budget airlines like Ryanair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Wizzair, etc. then you’ll probably use the Beauvais airport (BVA — Aéroport de Beauvais Tillé).
Note: Many people are surprised to find out that Beauvais is actually over 50 miles outside of Paris so it’s a bit of a trek to get there.
Paris to Beauvais via Bus
- Cost: €17
- Time: 75 minutes
- Departs: Coach station near Porte Maillot Metro/RER Station
- Arrive: 3h15 before your flight leaves. Bus departs to Paris 20 minutes after plane lands.
There is only one logical way to travel between Paris and Beauvais — the airport bus. The Beauvais airport bus travels between the airport and the Porte Maillot Metro and RER station in the western part of Paris.
Tickets cost €17 and the trip takes around 1h15.
Arriving in Beauvais: The bus departs 20 minutes after each flight arrives at the airport. You can buy tickets at the airport or on the bus. If you get confused you can just follow what everyone else is doing.
Departing from Paris: Get to the Porte Maillot Metro and RER station. Exit the station and walk across the street towards the giant Hotel Concorde Lafayette. To the west of the hotel is a coach parking lot.
You can buy your tickets there or from the driver.
Arrive around 3h30 before your flight (the coach will leave 3h15 before your flight is scheduled to take off.
Note: You can pre-book tickets online and receive a slight discount.
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