Orly Airport (ORY) to Paris Transportation

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Orly airport (ORY) to Paris

Orly Airport (ORY) to Paris Transportation

Orly (ORY), Paris’ second airport, is an older international airport located about 40 minutes from Paris.

It consists of two terminals — Terminal Sud (south) and Terminal Ouest (west). The two terminals are connected by light rail (called Orlyval).

Traveling between Orly Airport and Paris is fairly straightforward but it can be a bit of a hassle.

Bus (OrlyBus)

The OrlyBus stops at both terminals of Orly airport and then drops off at the Métro/RER stop at Denfert-Rochereau within Paris. The ride takes about 30-45 minutes and costs €7.70. Buses depart around every 15 minutes. You can purchase tickets at the airport or at the Denfert-Rochereau station. Tickets are also available for purchase from the driver.


RER B (Commuter Train)

Look for the “Paris par le train” shuttle at both Orly terminals — tickets are purchased on board (€ 2.50). This 10 minute shuttle will drop you off at Pont de Rungis – Aeroport d’Orly’ RER station. You can buy your RER ticket (€ 3.90) at the station.

Be sure to take an RER B train that has a destination of Pontoise, Versailles, or Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines as final destination. Each of these trains will stop at multiple Metro/RER stations within Paris — get off at the station that is most convenient. Be sure to hold on to your ticket for the entire journey.

RER C (Commuter Train)

If you’d like to take a train in to the city one option is the RER C. You’ll need to take a shuttle bus (they leave every 15 minutes) from the airport to Pont de Rungis-Aéroport d’Orly station. The RER C will stop at Gare d’Austerlitz, St-Michel/Nôtre-Dame, the Invalides, and the Eiffel Tower. You can connect to the Metro at any of those stops. The RER C ride will last about 35 minutes. Be sure to hold on to your ticket for the entire journey.


Expect to pay around €45 and travel times can range from 25 minutes with little/no traffic to well over 1h15 during heavy traffic.


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