Customs and security checkpoints, transit times, baggage: your connection at Paris airports

Read our advice on preparing for your connection at Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris-Orly (ORY) airports. Find all the information you need for your connecting flight, including transit times between terminals, baggage transfers, customs and security checkpoints.

My journey in transit

We will give you an approximate travel time depending on your arrival and departure terminal, as well as any security or border checkpoints you will need to pass.

Signs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle

My connection step by step

  • My flight lands in Paris.
  • I check my next flight's boarding gate on the airport screens, Air France kiosks, on the website or app.
  • I follow the yellow signs to my connecting flight's boarding gate.*
  • I go through any security or immigration checkpoints.
  • I listen to the ground staff's instructions to board in the best conditions.
  • My connecting flight takes off.

* If you change airports, if the connection includes a train, or if you are traveling with an animal in the hold, please view the pages below.

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