Transportation

Paris TransportationParis is one of the most modern cities in all of Europe. It has two main airports, Orly– and Charles de Gaulle. Inside the country you can find good railways, and within Paris you will find metro, bus and trams helping you get around from A to B.

If you have the strength Paris can also be seen on foot. This is probably the best way to catch the magic atmosphere of the French capital. It is possible to travel on bike in Paris, and the French people are quite used to bicyclers and there are often special space left for bicyclers to use. Many places can help you rent a bicycle. Quite some places the first 30 minutes are free.

If you would rather travel on four wheels you can easily rent a car in Paris. This is though only recommended for those not afraid of lots of traffic. The combination of the French way of driving, lack of paint showing where you should drive, bicycles and people walking across the road within paying attention to the right or the left, should be considered before you rent a car and go for it in the center of Paris.

Other articles in our transportation section:

Public transportation

Metro: You can find many metros in Paris, helping the transportation a whole lot in this very popular city. There are all in all 15 metro lines going under Paris, and there are few places that cannot be reach using the underground. Tickets for the metro can be bought as single tickets, or in a...

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Orly Airport to Paris

Orly is a big and popular airport in Paris. If you arrive to Orly Airport it is not very hard to find your way to the center of Paris, and after reading this article you will easily and relaxed get to your hotel in Paris (hopefully). One way to get to/from Orly is by using...

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Charles de Gaulle to Paris

If you arrive the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris it shouldn't be too hard for you to get downtown Paris within 30-40 minutes. The airport terminals are connected to the RER B line, and it will take you to the center within 30 minutes. Depending on what terminal you arrive to there might be...

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Beauvais Airport to Paris

Paris Beauvais Airport is one of those airports used by the low-fare airlines and it has the disadvantage that it is quite far away from the center of Paris. But, still there is no need to cry, as you can easily reach the center of Paris from Paris Beauvais as well. The most common ways...

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Airport transfer

As you arrive to Paris with luggage, children, grandmothers and with your spouse it can sometimes be useful to have a driver waiting for you at the airport. The driver knows where to take you, a price has been set beforehand which means no risk or fear of being tricked by your driver. Sounds nice,...

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