Paris' two main airports are Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris-Orly, which are both located within reach of the city. Charles de Gaulle Airport is located about 23km northeast of the city centre, while Paris Orly Airport is located about 14km south of the city. Orly mainly handles European and local flights. Charles de Gaulle is one of the busiest airports in the world and it serves millions of passengers travelling within Paris and across the world. There are several flights from Paris to New York airports daily, which have a duration of about eight and a half hours on average.
Paris airports have excellent transport links. If you are travelling from Charles de Gaulle Airport, you can take the high-speed train from the city centre to the airport's railway stations – A'rogare 1 and 2. Take advantage of the shuttle bus services that operate from the city centre to CDG.
From the city centre, you can take the Orlybus to the south or west terminals of Paris Orly Airport. The OrlyVal train runs from several stations in the city to the airport terminals. The easiest way to get to the airports from Paris is by taxi. Charles de Gaulle has excellent parking facilities if you wish to drive to the airport.
New York is brimming with classic sights, art galleries, museums and a thriving food scene. You can experience the city in so many ways, from uptown to downtown. The best way to explore the city is to experience the Hop-On, Hop-off bus tour and discover stunning boroughs including Manhattan and Brooklyn. Visit Central Park, which is filled with playgrounds, restaurants, museum and zoos. No trip to New York is complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Time Square, which are the popular attractions in the city. The cosmopolitan city boasts an amazing blend of luxury stores, designer boutiques and discount stores to satisfy your shopping needs.
There are a range of transport options to the city centre or your next stop, whichever airport you choose to jet to in New York: John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) or LaGuardia Airport (LGA). JFK is located about 15 miles from the city centre and LaGuardia is located about 8 miles away. You can opt for a yellow taxi, take a bus or catch a subway train from any of the airports to the city centre. From JFK, you can take the AirTrain from the airport terminal to Jamaica station or Howard Beach, where you can take another train to Manhattan through Brooklyn.