Charles de Gaulle Airport by train: the fastest and cheapest route to Paris
RER B Train
The quickest and cheapest way from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to the centre of Paris is to take the RER B city train leaving from CDG Terminal 2.
The RER B train line runs north-south through the centre of Paris, stopping at Gare du Nord - the London to Paris Eurostar station, then at Châtelet Les Halles, Saint Michel/Nôtre Dame, Luxembourg, Port Royal, Denfert-Rochereau, Cité Universitaire, and continues south towards Orly Airport (requiring a transfer onto the OrlyVal metro at station Antony).
Average Journey Time to Paris Gare du Nord is 46 minutes.
The station is located approximately 10 minutes’ walk from YOTEL Paris Charles de Gaulle and is in the land-side area.
How much does it cost?
One-way Fares: 10€ (adult fare) / 7€ (children 4 – 9) / Free (children under 4). Most ticket machines accept cash and card payments.
Passes Accepted: Paris Visite, Pass Navigo
At what times the trains run?
The first train leaving CDG Airport towards Paris departs at 4:56am from Terminal 2.
The last train leaving airport CDG for Paris departs at 11:56pm.
Trains run every 15 minutes.
For a complete timetable, see the schedule of RER B trains.
Some useful links
CDG Terminal 2 Paris Train
RER Map (PDF)