Roissybus to central Paris from CDG airport


Roissybus is a coach service offered by the regional public transportation authority of Paris, RATP  (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) connecting Charles de Gaulle airport with the Opéra district of the city - it actually drops you off in front of the American Express office at the corner of Rue Scribe and Rue Auber which is behind the Garnier Opera House (Place de l’Opera). - diagonally opposite the 'Opera' metro station.


CDG airport sign showing way to Roissybus


Roissybus leaving CDG airport Paris

To get the bus from the airport follow the overhead signs to find your nearest bus stop. The Roissybus to 'Opera' departs every 15 minutes from Terminals 1 and 2. Just follow the signs and hop on, you can pay the driver on the coach.


Overhead sign showing way to buses at CDG airport



Bus stop for Roissybus at CDG airport



If you're the only person waiting at the stop you may need to flag the bus down as it circles the Terminal.





Frequency from Charles de Gaulle to Paris (Opéra) :

06:00 to 20:45: every 15 minutes
20:45 to 23:00: every 20 minutes

The Roissybus  costs €10.00 one-way.


Roissy Bus-stops at Paris

Charles de Gaulle Airport


Terminal 1: Entrance 30, at arrivals level 5


Terminal 2:                                                               

2A-2C : Gate/door 9
2D-2B : Gate/door 11
2E-2F : Use the pickup near door 5 in La galerie, connecting the two terminals

2G: terminal is linked to Terminal 2C (Gate 4) by the free N2 shuttle bus.
The N2 shuttle bus runs from 05:30 to 23:00 (approx.every 6 minutes).
Average journey time: 15 minutes.


Terminal 3: Arrivals hall


The pros and cons:


The pros:

  • Comfortable and stress-free.
  • Direct non-stop from centre of Paris to Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG).
  • Ideal if your final destination is within the 'Opera' district of the city.
  • Drops you off near metro station ('Opera') for onward journey.


Interior of Roissybus coach


The cons:

  • You may be affected by local traffic conditions.
  • You may not to be seated with your travel companions.
  • You have to handle your own luggage.
  • Only one stop within the city.


Roissybus stop in the Opera district of Paris


View of the Opera House in Paris from steps of Opera metro


showing train and metro connections at Paris Opera


When you arrive in Paris you have plenty of options for onward travel to your ultimate destination from the Place de l’Opera , you can either walk, take a taxi, bus or ride the metro to depending on where you are staying within Paris...

You should study the Parisian transport system a little before your trip as this will make it easier to make your choice.


snippet of Paris metro map showing Opera location



See larger map here...



(You can use all RATP travel passes on the Roissy Bus, including the Paris Visite Card, as long as they are valid for zones 1-5)





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