Paris-Orly Airport Guide (ORY)
Code: ORYNo. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +33Timezone: GMT +2:00
Orly Sud 103, 94396 Orly Aérogare, France
Paris-Orly Airport is located 14km (9 miles) south of Paris.
01 4975 1515.
Here you'll find essential information on Paris-Orly Airport, including contact details, airport transfer facts, details of airport facilities, and how to get there.
Orly South terminal has information desks at gates H and K; Orly West terminal has an information desk in the public area. Free guides and maps of Paris and the airport are available here. Passengers can also telephone the Information Centre (tel: 01 4975 1515).
Transfer between terminals:
Free shuttle buses run between the two terminals.
From Paris, take the A6 via Porte d'Orléans or Porte de Gentilly. Alternatively, take RN7 via Porte d'Italie.
Public transport rail:
Rail: The free ADP shuttle provides a frequent link to Pont de Rungis, where RER rapid train service line C runs to St Michel, Invalides and Austerlitz. The Orylval shuttle (www.ratp.fr) links Paris-Orly Airport to Antony Station on RER line B, which has métro connections to Denfert-Rochereau, St Michel and Gare du Nord, as well as connections to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The journey time to Gare du Nord in central Paris is around 25 minutes, and the fare is €10.75.
Public transport road:
Shuttle: The Orlybus (www.ratp.fr) runs to Place Denfert-Rochereau RER and métro station. The Jetbus runs to métro Villejuif-Louis Aragon métro station. The Val d'Europe Airports shuttle (VEA) operates services between Paris hotels, Disneyland and Paris-Orly Airport.
Bus: Frequent RATP (www.ratp.fr) buses 183, 285 and 292 run to various destinations in Paris, including the city limits (one-way fare: €1.90).
Coach: Air France coaches (tel: 0892 350 820; www.lescarsairfrance.com) stop at the Porte d'Orléans, Gare Montparnasse, Duroc and Gare des Invalides; a service also runs between Orly and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Taxi: There are plenty of taxis outside the arrivals area connecting Paris-Orly Airport to central Paris and suburban destinations. Fares range from around €40-€50 to the city centre.
There is an HSBC Bank branch in Orly West terminal. Both terminals have ATMs. Bureaux de change facilities are located in Orly South terminal.
Wireless internet access is available throughout the terminals, and a number of dial-up internet access points are also available. There are post offices in both terminals.
There are numerous cafés, snack bars and restaurants at Paris-Orly Airport. These include an American style lounge bar in Orly West terminal, and a mixed cuisine restaurant in Orly South terminal.
There is a variety of shops at Paris-Orly Airport, ranging from newspaper stands and gift retailers to duty-free outlets for passengers leaving the EU.
There are lost and found offices in Orly South (Gate G) and Orly West (Gate I) terminals.
There are medical centres, art galleries and chapels in both terminals at Paris-Orly Airport.
Conference and business:
There is a fully-equipped business centre, the Centre Affaires (tel: 01 4975 1233; www.centre-affaires.adp.fr) at Orly West terminal, with telephone, photocopying, fax, video facilities, meeting rooms with space for up to 50 delegates, and a business lounge. Orly South terminal has three larger rooms that can accommodate up to 200 delegates. It also has a work area where business travellers can plug in their laptops.
Paris-Orly Airport has facilities for disabled passengers, who are asked to inform their airline in advance of their special needs. There are welcome desks for disabled passengers at Orly West exit W, on the first floor, and at Orly South exit E, on the ground floor. Disabled spaces are located in all airport car parks. The shuttle buses at the airport can accommodate wheelchair users. Cash points and public phones are lowered to make them accessible to wheelchair users.
Orly West and Orly South terminals both have two car parks directly opposite the terminal buildings, which are directly linked to the terminal by lift or travelator. There are also cheaper car parks serving both terminals, linked to the terminals by a free shuttle.
Car hire companies at Paris-Orly Airport include: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National/Citer, Sixt and TT Car Transit and Peugeot Open Europe.