Guide to Orly Airport in Paris [ORY]

Read our complete guide to the Orly Airport in Paris : Terminals, transfers, flights, Stores, Location and useful information.... Learn everything about the second biggest airport of Paris.

Description of Orly Airport in Paris

Paris Orly Airport is the second largest international commercial airport in Paris with an annual passenger volume of over 35 million. It is located about 9 kilometers south of Paris, partly in Orly and partly in Villeneuve-le-Roi. The distance to the city center of Paris is about 18 kilometers.

Before Air France moved to Charles de Gaulle Airport, it had its hub at Orly Airport. Today, Air France mainly operates domestic flights from Orly, as well as flights to the French-speaking countries of Africa.

The only German airline at Paris Orly Airport is Air Berlin. Paris Orly serves as a hub for Corsair International, Transavia France and easyjet. Air France uses it for domestic flights. 

Terminals at the airport:

  • Terminal 1: former West Terminal with boarding gates A, B and C
  • Terminal 2: part of the former West Terminal
  • Terminal 3: connects the terminals with each other, boarding gate D is located here
  • Terminal 4: former South Terminal with boarding gates E and F

Arrivals: To check the current arrival times, please visit the official homepage of Orly Airport, and select Paris-Orly.

Departure: The up-to-date departure times can be found on the homepage of Orly Airport. To find your flight easier, please select Paris-Orly.

Transfer from and to the Airport Paris Orly

Which options are available?

  • OrlyBus: The OrlyBus is a bus line between Orly Airport and Paris. Pick up at Denfert-Rochereau in Paris. During rush hour they run every 15-20 minutes between 5:35 to 0:30. The journey time is about 30 minutes and costs 9,5 €. 
  • Metro: There is no direct metro connection to Orly Airport. 
  • RER: Rail link between Paris (Denfert-Rochereau, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame, Gare du Nord) and Paris-Orly Airport. A free Orlyval shuttle (OrlyVal) connects the stations with the airport terminals 1-2 and 4). The total cost is around 12 € and the journey lasts between 25 and 35 minutes.
  • Car: Paris Orly Airport is located in the south-est of Paris. From the Porte d'Orléans, take the A6a Motorway towards Lyon. More on Car Rentals in Paris.
  • Private transfer: Various companies offer airport transfers, where the chauffeur picks up the guest at the gate. Get options of Private Transfer to Orly Airport in Paris in our shop.

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Parking at the Airport

In the direct neighborhood of the terminal, arriving and departing passengers can use 18.000 paid parking spaces in multistory parking lots and open-air parking lots. Drop-off parking spaces are available near each terminal. 

It is recommended to book the parking spaces online in advance. You can also find offers for Park&Fly here.

Detailed information on parkings in Paris in our dedicated articles. 

Taxi, Uber and Bolt

There are fixed prices for trips from Orly airport to Paris: 32 € for the southern bank of the Seine and 37 € for the northern bank of the Seine.

According to the currently valid taxi-rates, the basic fee for a cab in Paris is 7,10 €, the kilometer price is 1,12 € for the first seven kilometers and 1,65 € for each additional kilometer. Standing and waiting times are charged at 37 € per hour.

You can travel with Uber and Bolt to and from Orly Airport. The cost of the trip depends on the load of the vehicles and the time of the trip. . 

Night tariff:

The night tariff is valid from Monday to Saturday for the time between 17:00 in the evening and 10:00 in the morning and on Sundays all day. During the night the basic charge is 7,10 €, the price per kilometer is 1.12 €, for standing and waiting times 37 € are charged. 

Transfer inside the airport: The Orlyval's automatic trains run between Orly 4 and Orly 1/2/3 and on to the RER stop Antony, where you can change to the RER B line to Paris. The journey between the terminals is free of charge.

Bus for group transfers

Arrangement of buses for airport transfers from or to Paris Orly airport for groups of 12 or more. 

Regional train & long-distance train

The GO C Paris shuttle trains run every 15 to 30 minutes to the RER station Pont de Rungis. Departures are from Exit C of Terminals 1 and 4. From Pont de Rungis, the RER C also runs every 15 to 30 minutes. 

Orlyval runs daily every 5 to 7 minutes to Antony RER station. Departure from Terminal 1, exit K and from Terminal 4, exit W (departure area). From Antony station, the RER B also runs daily every 5 to 7 minutes and offers connections to the city center.

Long-distance trains and ICE trains do not stop at Orly Airport.

Lounges at the Airport

There are 7 lounges at Orly Airport in Paris, 6 of these are Air France lounges.
For all lounges, economy passengers can purchase lounge access for 35 euros at check-in. 

  • Premium Traveller Lounge Paris-Orly : in Terminal 1 after the security check, at boarding area A
  • Air France Lounge (Boarding Area B) : in Terminal 1 after the security check, at boarding area B 
  • ICARE-Lounge : in Terminal 1 after the security check, near the C-gates in the Schengen area. 
  • HOP! Air France Longe : in Terminal 1 after security check, at boarding area B.
  • Air France Lounge : in Terminal 3 after security check nearby gate 11
  • Corsair Grand Large Lounge : in Terminal 4 after security check, near the Corsair counter.
  • Salon ICARE : in Terminal 4 after security check in the NON-Schengen area

Shopping, Stores and Duty-Free

The stores at Paris Orly airport are generally open from Monday to Sunday, many of them from 06:00 to 22:00. 

Perfumeries, jewelers, fashion boutiques, press stores, wine accounts, confectionery stores, libraries, electronics stores and gift shops are available to the travelers.

A supermarket can be found on the lower level of Terminals 1 and 2. 


The choice is huge - from perfumes, through branded clothing, to alcoholic beverages. Duty-free stores can be found in the departure terminals after passport and security checks. They are usually open from 05:00 to 22:00. 


The gastronomic offer is divided into 3 areas, On The Go, Bars and Restaurants. With numerous bistros, cafés and pubs, travelers have a rich choice in all terminals.

Rent a car in Orly Airport

All major car rental companies have a branch at Orly airport. Among others,  there are counters of Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.

Of course, you can rent a car online in advance so that the car is available directly upon your arrival. Consult our article dedicated to Car Rental in Paris.

Orly Airport Hotels

Two hotels are within walking distance of Paris Orly airport. During the peak travel season, early reservation of rooms is recommended. Here is a small selection. 

  • Novotel Paris Coeur d'Orly: The hotel is located only 5 minutes walk from Terminal 4, Terminals 1 to 3 can be easily reached with the Orlyval shuttle. WLAN is free of charge in the entire hotel area. 
  • Ibis Orly: The hotel is located only 300 m from Paris-Orly airport. Breakfast is served from 4:00 a.m., WLAN is free of charge in the entire hotel area. The hotel also offers a luggage storage service. 

Conference at the Airport

We assist in renting rooms for events, conference hotels and the complete social program.


  • Address: Airport Paris-Orly, 94396 Orly Aerogare, France
  • Telehpone: +33 1 49 75 09 10
  • IATA Code: ORY
  • Webpage: Paris Orly Airport 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Is there free WLAN at the Orly Airport??

WLAN is free throughout the airport. Smartphone charging stations or sockets are available at Orly airport.

Where can I find luggage storage at the Orly Airport?

For security reasons there is no luggage storage at the airport. Unattended luggage will be removed by the police at the expense of the passenger. However, the company Bagage du Monde offers a luggage storage service. 

Is the airport open 24 hours a day?

The Airport Orly is closed from 0:30 to 3:30 am. 

How much is a taxi from Orly Airport to Paris?

There are fixed prices for trips from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris: 53 euros for the right bank of the Seine and 58 euros for the left bank.

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