Named after the leader of the Free French Forces and the founder of the French Fifth Republic, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport is not just France's main airport, but one of the world's principal aviation centers. With connecting flights all over France and to every major airport around the world, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport is a good option for many travelers.
Also sometimes referred to as Roissy Airport, it is the world's sixth busiest airport, serving over 57 million passengers per year. Located 25 km to the northeast of Paris, it is a convenient location to start sight-seeing, or just to quickly reach your hotel destination by Paris Airport car hire.
There are several public transportation options connecting Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to the city of Paris and other major French cities such as Lille and Brussels. Options include railway via the CDG, RER, or TVG stations, or bus via Roissybus or Les Cars Air France. However, when you have a busy schedule, precious luggage, or are traveling with small children it is easier to book a car rental at Charles de Gaulle to await your arrival at the airport.
Charles de Gaulle airport features an impressive internal complex containing everything you might need. Named Roissypôle, the complex consists of office buildings, shopping areas, and hotels, all within Charles de Gaulle Airport. Also located here is the head office of Air France, Continental Square, the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, and the Dôme building. Le Dôme houses the head office of Air France Consulting, an Air France Subsidary.