BA316- Passport Control at CDG

Old Jan 16, 19, 12:40 pm
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BA316- Passport Control at CDG

I am taking BA 316 in late March with a group of six. It arrives at 17:25 and we would like to take the TGV to Lille at 18:45. We will have HBO and US passports. Is this realistic? A couple of years ago, I flew from London to Paris on BA it took me about five minutes to get through border control. We are starting our trip in Los Angeles so spending any extra time in the airport is something that we would like to avoid.
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Old Jan 16, 19, 12:45 pm
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Old Jan 16, 19, 1:03 pm
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Assuming your BA flight is on schedule that is plenty of time. The gates the BA flights use exit pretty much directly into the passport hall, then it will take you about 15 minutes to walk to the TGV station at a leisurely pace. I would say if you are HBO the BA flight could even be an hour late and you would still make the train if you run. Unrelated, but remember that TGVs from CDG to Lille go to Lille Europe station not Flandres, on the other side of the shopping centre.
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Old Jan 16, 19, 1:27 pm
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Old Jan 16, 19, 1:35 pm
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Hi,

I was through in 30seconds on 1st Jan ( arrived on the later flight at 1940) with no queue in front ( was in CE) and waited about 15mins fot baggage ( irrelevant with HBO) then a 10-15min walk from 2A through 2C to the CDG VAL.TGV station.

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Old Jan 16, 19, 1:42 pm
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Thanks!

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18h48 AÉROPORT CHARLES-DE-GAULLE 2 TGV

19h47 LILLE FLANDRES

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