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Few hours to spare in Paris

Old Feb 7, 17, 5:02 am
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Few hours to spare in Paris

Going to CDG for day trip,have about 5 hours spare,is it possible to get into town quickly by public transport,have a look round and get back???Arrive 12 noon,flight back 19:00....thanks in advance
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Old Feb 7, 17, 5:06 am
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Yes, plenty of time to take the RER in, it can even drop you right at Notre Dame
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Old Feb 7, 17, 10:37 am
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Originally Posted by ajeleonard View Post
Yes, plenty of time to take the RER in, it can even drop you right at Notre Dame
Thank-You!!! Hope i don't get lost in the airport!!!
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Old Feb 20, 17, 8:42 pm
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Originally Posted by ajeleonard View Post
Yes, plenty of time to take the RER in, it can even drop you right at Notre Dame
Not sure I agree.
You are not clear as far as where you arrive from and where you are going to.
If it includes any form of immigration then all bets are off.
You should also be back at least 60 min before the flight assuming you have a boarding pass and do not need to check any bags.
Be realistic; you will get to Notre Dame, look around, grab a quick bite and then have to head back.

Buy a day trip with RER so you do not need to buy a ticket on the way back.
When you come out RER in Notre Dame, walk a little along the river heading towards the west and you can get a glimpse of the Tour Eiffel.
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Old Feb 21, 17, 9:48 am
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Originally Posted by keisari View Post
Buy a day trip with RER so you do not need to buy a ticket on the way back.
5 hours might seem like a lot of time but it is the minimum needed to venture into the city. I would allow 1 hour travel time between CDG and Paris and I would plan on being back at CDG no later than 90 minutes before scheduled departure.

Buying a day trip or day pass (called a Mobilis pass) for transportation might seem a good idea but the Mobilis is invalid for travel to or from either of the airports. If you take the RER B, the cost from CDG to any métro station is 10€ (assuming you connect within the network and do not exit before reaching your destination). You can purchase two tickets at once and use the second for your return trip.

When returning to the airport, be careful about which northbound RER B train you board. Some of the trains go to Mitry Claye and not CDG.
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Old Feb 22, 17, 11:59 am
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I have been to Paris many,many times,so have decided to spend time at the airport,have lunch and a few beers etc,and not risk the trip into town,only going there to fly on the AF 787.........Thanks for the advice.....
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Old Feb 22, 17, 12:23 pm
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Originally Posted by liamvad View Post
only going there to fly on the AF 787
It might interest you to take an uber to the Air and Space Museum nearby.
http://www.museeairespace.fr/
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Old Mar 3, 17, 2:43 pm
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Originally Posted by boboqui View Post
It might interest you to take an uber to the Air and Space Museum nearby.
http://www.museeairespace.fr/
Cheers,may try that....
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