Going to France by plane



Reading time: 0 minPublished on 12 September 2023

France has one of the best transport infrastructure in the world, allowing easy access to the whole country.

Whatever your ultimate destination in France, getting there is easy from all over the world, thanks to many major airlines serving more than 40 popular French cities. If you come by air, there’s a good chance you’ll land in Paris. The capital has two airports: Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle (25 km north of the city) and Orly (14 km south), both linked to the centre by shuttle buses and the suburban rail service (RER).

Several other cities also have an international airport: Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Strasbourg, Toulouse… and these cities also have good air links with Paris. Many smaller cities and towns are served by airports that connect through the capital.

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Many airlines are at your disposal depending on your country of origin. From Canada, the main airlines are Air France KLM, Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing and Air Saint-Pierre.

Warning, it is important to note that a black list of airlines that cannot serve France and the European Union has been drawn up (see the list of airlines subject to an operating ban in the EU.

**Passengers have several means of transport at their disposal to and from the Paris airports, both public and private. From buses to chauffeur-driven limousines, via the RER, taxis or private transport companies, the offer is vast.

Luggage regulations during your trip

Your luggage can be searched at any airport in France.

Example: Luggage and passengers bound for a foreign country, in transit via Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport or Paris Orly.

Boat tax at the airport

No airport tax is levied on passengers boarding at the airport.

Currency rules

Rules on the importation of currency Rules on the importation of currency same regulations as for exports.

Rules for the export of currency For both local currency (Euro - EUR) and foreign currencies: there are no restrictions if you are travelling to or from a European Union country.

If you arrive directly or depart to a country outside the EU: amounts exceeding €10,000 (or of equal or greater value in one or more other currencies, including bank drafts, cheques and other types of currency) must be declared to customs.


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Some flights are not operated due to health situation. It is recommended to consult airline's website for flight schedules.

It is also advisable to refer to the information available on the French Embassy's website, to be aware of entry rules that apply for the overseas France.

You are also encouraged to check the sanitary measures put in place by the airline company operating your flight.

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