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Transportation from the airport

There are two big airports near Paris. Airport Charles De Gaulle is situated 27 km north and airport d'Orly 16 km south of Paris. You can travel by RER transportation (regional trains, linking the centre with the suburbs of Paris) or by shuttle bus.

Busses in Paris

Bus services are provided throughout Paris seven days a week from 05.30 a.m. until 01.00 a.m. In spite of this, it's not the city's most convenient form of transport. Roads are busy, buses are generally overcrowded and transfer points are not clearly...

Thalys to Paris

The Thalys is without doubt the most convenient way in Europe to book a trip to Paris. The train takes you in 3 hours and 18 minutes from Amsterdam Central station to Paris-Nord. A Thalys train departs every hour between 6.00 am to 8.00 pm from Amste...

Metro in Paris

The quickest and easiest way to get to your destination is by metro. Metro station entrances are indicated by an arch bearing a sign that reads 'Metropolitan'. Metro tickets can be used on the bus and vice versa. Tickets can be bought at the stations...

Paris taxi cooperative

Although there are 15,000 taxis driving around Paris, it's difficult to actually get hold of one. The telephone number of Paris's best known taxi cooperative appears below. Your best chance of getting a taxi is at an airport or a big station. Taxi dr...

Cycling in Paris

Paris has over 143 kilometres of cycle paths, so it's a waste not to use them. This company has mapped out various routes through the city, so rent a velo when the weather's nice and see three times more on your bike than you would during a day's wal...

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