The thriving capital city of France, Paris is reputed for its amazing art and culture, and fashion scene.
Trains in Paris are 10% cheaper than in Barcelona.
The average meal is 10% more expensive in Paris than in Barcelona.
Taxis are 70% more expensive in Paris than in Barcelona.
Coffee is 78% more expensive in Paris than in Barcelona.
Barcelona Airport is approximately 14km from the city centre. There are currently two terminals at Barcelona Airport with over 70 percent of the flights being operated at Terminal 1, which has 101 gates, 166 check-in desks, 15 baggage carousels and an expansive parking area with over 10,000 capacity.
The shopping area comprises duty-free shops that sell a varied range of items and also restaurants offering cross-continental dishes. There are several direct flights from Barcelona to Paris Airports daily to either Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport or Paris Orly Airport. Connecting flights are linked via Zurich, Madrid and Frankfurt.
Barcelona Airport is quite close to the city centre, which facilitates a fast transfer to the airport. Taxis are one of the most cost effective and prominent options as they are readily available in the city of Barcelona. You can hail a taxi on the street – preferably on a street corner – or you can go to one of the taxi ranks in the metropolitan area.
You can also call a taxi dispatcher or make a reservation from online apps, which come with an additional cost. The Aerobus can also be accessed from central areas in the city, such as the Plaça Espanya, to take you directly to the airport terminal.
Paris, the idyllic city of romance and dreams, continues to hold a strong allure for first time and returning visitors. You would have heard about the iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower but there are still other places to explore such as the Paris Passages; the skylit arcades will give you a thrilling experience.
There, you will find quaint, unique stores and other attractions. To be immersed into the city's spirit of fashion, the many boutiques on Rue du Faubourg St-Honoré will be ideal. You can find some of the world's latest designer collections at these stores. For the architecture and religion buff, you should visit the Sainte-Chapelle.
The journey from Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport to the city centre takes around 30 - 40 minutes when using a taxi. You will need to have pre-booked if you intend to use a private minicab. The RER B train has stations at terminals 2 and 3, and tickets can be purchased from the machines or from the booths. The train stops in central Paris stations such as Gare du Nord. The Roissybus is another popular option to use to reach the city centre from the airport. At Paris Orly Airport, the RER B train can be accessed by using the Orlyval shuttle train.