Passenger guide - Paris Orly airport (ORY) 


Paris Orly Airport, opened in 1932, is one of the airstations in the metropolitan area of Paris. Although it is smaller than Charles de Gaulle Airport, it likewise has an important traffic flow, both domestic and international. It operates with the main destinations in France and flights in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America and the Caribbean.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal Sud and Terminal Ouest, open from 3:30 am to 0:30 am. An automatic metro, the Orlyval, connects both buildings to each other every 4-7 minutes from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. Courtesy buses also run between the terminals and the car parks.
Annual passenger traffic: 31.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +33 170 363 950. Information desks on the ground floor of Terminal Sud (gates A and L), and on the Arrivals (gates 1 and 2) and Departures levels of Terminal Ouest (close to the Orlyval station). In Terminal Sud you can also find interactive screens with information. Tourist offices at gates A and K, open from 7:15 am to 9:45 pm.


The airport is situated 14 km (9 miles) to the south of Paris.

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Bus - There are several services to the city centre and the suburbs. Journey time is 20-30 minutes.

Tram - Line 7 connects Villejuif-Louis Aragon Station with Porte de l'Essonne, through Orly airport. It operates every 6 minutes between 5:30 am and 0:30 am and travel time is 45 min. Tickets have a cost of €1.80. Intermediate stops include Lamartine, Moulin Vert, Bretagne, Auguste Perret, Porte de Thiais, La Belle Épine, Place de la Logistique, Porte de Rungis, Saarinen, La Fraternelle.

Train - The Orlyval links the enclosure with Antony Station. From there departs line RER B to Denfert-Rochereau, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and Gare du Nord every 4-7 minutes. The trip takes 25-35 min. and the fare (including the journey in automatic metro) is €12.05. On the other hand, the GO C Paris bus service transports passengers to Pont de Rungis Station, where you can board line RER C to Invalides, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and Austerlitz. Tickets have a cost of €6.25, journey time is 35 min. and the train leaves every 15-20 min.

Taxi - Ranks are situated outside gate L of Terminal Sud and outside the Arrivals level (exit B) of Terminal Ouest. The trip to downtown Paris has a cost of €30.00-35.00 and takes 25-45 minutes. Fares are higher between 7:00 pm and 7:00 am, on Sundays and holidays. Available operators are Alpha Taxis (Tel +33 145 858 585), Les Taxis Bleus (Tel +33 141 525 425), Taxis G7 (Tel +33 147 394 739), G7 Horizon (Tel +33 147 390 091) and Taxis de Banlieue d'Orly (Tel +33 146 871 200).


Car rental counters are located on the Arrivals level of Terminal Ouest. Advantage (online reservations), Alamo (Tel +33 826 102 427), Avis (Tel +33 821 230 760), Budget (Tel +33 825 003 564), Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +33 825 889 265), Enterprise (Tel +33 825 161 212), Europcar (Tel +33 825 358 358), Firefly (online reservations), Hertz (Tel +33 139 383 838), Interrent (Tel +33 892 230 226), National (online reservations), Sixt (Tel +33 820 007 498), TT Car Transit (Tel +33 149 751 350).


The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post offices, workstations, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access (in addition to pre-paid premium services). In Hall 2 of Terminal Ouest there is a fully-equipped business center that provides meeting rooms. The Salon Icare is located in International Hall A, in Terminal Sud, has a cost of €40.00 and opens from 6:00 am to 9:30 pm; it provides drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi, computers, press, TV.

Food and Drinks- Inside both terminals there are restaurants, fast food outlets, cafés, bars and vending machines.
Shopping- There are duty-free shops on levels 0 and 1 of both terminals. You can also find stores selling clothing and accessories, electronics, jewellery, souvenirs, newsagents and confectioneries.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping in Hall 1 of Terminal Ouest and gates B, C and E of Terminal Sud. Lost and found office on the Arrivals level, Hall 1, of Terminal Ouest, available from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Other Services- Medical centers, pharmacies, photo booths, prayer rooms, children's play areas, baby changing facilities, massage chairs, library.


There are eight different parking areas for short and long stays inside the grounds, open 24 hours a day and with security personnel. The first 10 minutes are free in all lots. A complimentary shuttle service runs between the terminals and the car parks. In addition, close to the entrance to the terminals there are exclusive spaces for motorcycles. More information: Tel +33 170 033 227. Fees

Drop-off - Outdoor areas next to the Departures level of both terminals.
P0 & P2 - 
Covered car parks adjacent to Terminal Ouest.
P1 & P3 - Situated next to Terminal Sud, covered.
P4 - Outdoor parking close to both terminals.
P6 - Situated 3 minutes away from Terminal Sud, uncovered.
P7 - Economy, outdoor area between the terminals, only available by previous reservation.


Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. There are reserved parking spaces, escort services, contrasting signage, moving walkways, escalators, accessible telephones and counters, induction loops and adapted toilets. Transportation systems are equipped for the transfer of people with reduced mobility. Children between 4 and 12 years old travelling alone will be escorted by the airline staff from the check-in process and supervised during the flight.


Three hotels are located inside the airport grounds: Hilton Paris Orly Airport Hotel (Tel +33 145 124 512), Ibis Paris Orly Aéroport (Tel +33 156 705 050), Ibis Budget Paris Orly Aéroport (Tel +33 892 700 210). On the other hand, many accommodations in the surroundings offer shuttle services for their guests. Mercure Orly Aéroport (Tel +33 825 806 969), Hotel Orly Supérior (Tel +33 169 443 367), Hôtel Kyriad Orly Aéroport Athis-Mons (Tel +33 169 383 000), Howard Hôtel Paris-Orly Airport (Tel +33 160 487 700), Hôtel La Maison Blanche (Tel +33 146 861 717), Best Western Plus Paris Orly Airport (Tel +33 149 784 200), Novotel Paris Orly Rungis (Tel +33 145 124 412).

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Latest updates: May, 16, 2017