Paris Orly Airport Trains
In addition to the renowned Metro, Paris is served by a rapid rail system, Réseau Express Régional (RER), and a tram network. These can all be connected to from Orly Airport.
Orlyval is an automated light rail system which connects the south and west terminals to RER Line B at Antony from where you can get trains into Paris and beyond to Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Orlyval is free to use between the two terminals and the stops are at entrance K of the south terminal and at entrance A at the arrivals level of the west terminal. The fare to Antony is €13.30 and the journey time is around eight minutes. The service runs every few minutes throughout the day.
RER Line B
Trains from Antony into Paris make various stops depending on the service, but all stop at Cité Universitaire, Denfert-Rochereau, Port-Royal, Luxembourg, Saint-Michel Notre Dame, Chatelet- Les Halles and Gare du Nord. Some trains continue on to Mitry-Claye and Charles de Gaulle Airport.
You can connect to the metro at several stops and Gare du Nord provides connections to Eurostar, high speed, international and regional rail services.
From the station at Antony catch trains for Mitry-Claye or Aéroport Charles de Gaulle. To return to Antony from Paris get trains heading to Saint Remy les Chevreuses. Trains run approximately every fifteen minutes from around 06:00 to 23:35 daily with some variances on weekends and holidays. Journey time is twenty-five to thirty-five minutes. For full timetable click here.
The basic fare from Paris to Orly Airport, including reduced Orlyval fare, is €12.05 and tickets can be bought from the vending machines in Metro and RER stations, or online.
RER Line C
A shuttle bus, "GO C Paris" links Orly Airport with RER Line C at Pont de Rungis. The shuttle leaves from south terminal gate C, stop 5 and from the west terminal gate C, stop 7. It runs every fifteen minutes and the journey time is ten minutes.
There are regular trains into Paris centre and the suburbs. From Pont du Rungis into Paris catch trains heading for Pontoise or Montigny Beauchamp. From Paris take trains going to Palaiseau or Pont du Rungis.
Total time from Paris to Orly is thirty-five minutes and the fare is €6.25.
For details of RER Line C click here.
Tram line 7 connects Porte de l'Essonne with Villejuif-Louis Aragon via Orly Airport. The service runs frequently from 05:30 to 00:30 in each direction, at peak times every six minutes. At Villejuif there is an interchange where you can connect to the Metro and a number of bus services.
A single ticket is €1.90. For full route and timetables click here.
Paris Travel Passes
The Paris Visité travel pass is ideal for tourists and allows you unlimited travel on bus, tram, Metro, RER and SNCF Transilien public transport network.
You can buy the pass for 1, 2, 3 or 5 consecutive days and the cost will depend if you choose Zones 1 to 3 or Zones 1 to 5. The all zones pass include travel on Orlyval for the airport.
Tickets can be bought from ticket desks and vending machines and online.
There are a variety of other travel ticket options which can be found on the RATP website.