9. General Information on Access to Paris
Paris is serviced by two international airports: Charles de Gaulle and Orly. These two airports are serviced by public transport (RER and Bus), by taxis and limousines as well as trains. For more information, please visit the official web site of the “Aéroports de Paris”: http://www.aeroportsdeparis.fr/ADP/en-gb/passagers/home/
9.1 From Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
Taxis are available at the terminals and the cost to travel to the city centre is about 50 € and a supplement of approximately 15% applies from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Sundays and public holidays.
UNESCO is centrally located in the 7th arrondissement. Metro stations: Ségur, Cambronne, La Motte-Piquet Grenelle, Sèvres-Lecourbe, Ecole Militaire. Buses: 80, 92 and 82.
9.1.2 By Bus
Air France Coach, Line 2 : Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG) to Etoile/Porte Maillot. The Coach stop can be found in the arrivals level at Terminals 1 and 2A-2F. The hours are from 5:50 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The fare is 15 € and the journey takes approximately 45 minutes. Then proceed on the Metro line 6 in the direction of Nation by Denfert Rochereau, and get off at Cambronne to arrive at UNESCO.
The bus can be found in the arrivals level at CDG Terminals 1, 2, and 3. Arrival at Paris Opéra. The fare is 8.90€ and the duration of the journey is about 45 to 60 minutes. Bus departs in intervals of 15 to 20 minutes from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Then proceed on the Metro line 8 Direction Balard, the Stop is La Motte Picquet Grenelle, and change to Line 6 to arrive at UNESCO, Cambrone station.
9.2 From Orly Airport to Paris
Taxi stands can be found at the arrivals level. The price is approximately 35 € for the journey to the city centre. A supplement of approximately 15% applies from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Sundays and public holidays.
9.2.2 By Bus
Air France Coach, Line 1: Paris-Orly to Etoile and Gare Montparnasse. The departures are from the Orly South gate L and Orly West gate H. The fare is 11.50 € and the duration of the journey is about 35 minutes. If you get off at Montparnasse then precede on the Metro line 6 Direction Charles De Gaulle – Etoile, and get off at Cambronne, to arrive at UNESCO.
Please note that the same tickets are used for both bus and Metro: One ticket is valid for one trip regardless of the distance and it is less expensive to buy a “carnet” book of 10 tickets.
For further information on travel in Paris and the region, you may consult the RATP (Paris Transport) website: http://www.ratp.info/informer/anglais/index.php