Connections at Paris

Arriving in Paris and planning to take a transfer flight? At Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly Ouest, we are here to help you with information and assistance so you can enjoy the rest of your trip.

Visit Paris between connecting flights with Pariscityvision
Do you have at least 7 hours between connecting flights at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport? Turn the downtime into a memorable moment! Pariscityvision offers Paris visits via tour bus, with commentary by guides fluent in English, French or Spanish, or audio-guides in French, English, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian, Mandarin, Russian or Korean. As an Air France customer, receive a discount by entering code PTT2013AF during online purchase on the Pariscityvision website.
To take advantage of this visit, please check that you have the necessary documents and permits to enter French territory.

Want to learn more about your journey during connections or consult a map of the airport?

The Air France transfer counter

At Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly Ouest, you will find Air France Transfer counters. Our staff is available to answer your questions, issue your boarding pass (if you did not check in all the way to your final destination), and help if you missed your transfer flight.

Our Self-Service Kiosks are available in the transfer and connecting areas. They enable you to:
  • check in and receive your boarding pass if it was not given to you upon your original departure or if you missed your scheduled transfer,
  • consult the boarding gate and your boarding time.
Check in and print a boarding pass at a Self-Service Kiosk!

Administrative formalities

Your baggage

In most cases, your baggage is checked in all the way until your final destination, so you do not have to worry. However, if you change your airport, you must collect your baggage from the conveyor belt and follow the “baggage reclaim” signs and check them in again at “baggage drop-off” of the terminal or departure lobby.
If you arrive by train, you must check in your baggage at the counter marked “baggage drop-off”.

Personalized services at the airport

During your layover at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, you can benefit from individual assistance throughout your connection.

Inter-airport transfers

Do you need to transfer between Paris airports? Air France offers a free transfer service via Air France coaches in the following cases:
  • Your flight is departing to or from Fort-de-France, Pointe-à-Pitre, Reunion or Cayenne
  • Your trip connects an Air France flight to a TGV station via tgvair routes or between Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and Brussels or Strasbourg
  • You are a Club 2000 or Flying Blue Gold or Platinum member
Certain persons with reduced mobility can also take advantage of free Air France coach transport between airports.

To receive your ticket or ask about eligibility requirements, please visit an Air France transfer counter.
Need information on routes, schedules and average trip duration for shuttles between Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and nearby hotels and residences? Visit the Roissy tourist information office website:
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