Paris-Beauvais Airport (BVA) is a popular choice for budget travelers who come to visit Paris by low-cost airlines. If you are looking for transportation between the airport and the capital of France, check how to get from Beauvais Airport to Paris.
General information about Paris Beauvais Airport
Paris-Beauvais Airport (BVA) also known as Beauvais Tille Airport is an international airport near the city of Beauvais in the commune of Tillé in France. The airport is located about 80 km from the downtown of Paris. Starting from 2007, the airport has strictly enforced the "Ban on Night Flying" policy aimed to protect the local residents so the airport is closed at night, from 23:30 to 06:30.
Paris-Beauvais is a small airport if compared to the main airports of Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly (ORY), that are located not far from Paris downtown. Paris-Beauvais is recognized as the main airport for low-cost airlines including Wizz Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Blue Air, Sterling and Ryanair. Inside the airport, there are all the necessary facilities, including shops and cafes.
Getting from Beauvais Airport to Paris is not difficult as you can travel by train, bus, Airport Shuttle Bus, taxi or limousine.
1. Train between Beauvais Airport and Paris
Price: 14 Euro
Train waiting time: up to 1.5 hours
Travel time: 2.5 hours
Train: TEP (Train Express Régional)
Directions: Beauvais Airport - Beauvais Train Station - Paris Nord Train Station
Beauvais International Airport (BVA) does not have its own train station. If you want to travel to Paris by train, you have to go to the train station in Beauvais, which is about 5 kilometers from the airport. From the airport you can go to the Beauvais train station by bus No. 12. The trip on this bus costs 4 Euro. Otherwise, you can go there by a taxi which should cost around 13-16 Euro. It takes about 15 minutes.
From Beauvais train station, you can take a train to Paris Nord Train TEP Station. The total travel time is about 1.5 hours. The ticket price is 10 Euro. Trains are available every 30-90 minutes.
2. Buses between Beauvais Airport and Paris
Service time: from 6:00 to 23:00
Price: 17-32 Euro
Bus waiting time: 15-30 minutes
Travel time: 1 hour 20 minutes
There are 2 types of bus services from Beauvais International Airport to Paris
a) Airport Shuttle Bus
Airport Shuttle Bus brings passengers from the airport to the Porte Maillot Metro Station in Paris. This Airport Shuttle Bus is a non-stop service. The total travel time is about 80 minutes. You can purchase tickets for the Airport Shuttle Bus at the airport or at the bus stop (via automatic kiosk) or book it online. The ticket price for online bookings is 15.90 Euro/person. If buying a ticket at the airport, it will cost 17 Euro/person.
SuperShuttle is another popular alternative. This bus goes to Paris downtown and Disneyland. The trip from the airport to Paris by SuperShuttle takes about 75 minutes. The ticket price is 32 Euro. If you buy two or more tickets, you will get a discounted price. For children, the price is 50% lower.
3. Limousine / Taxi between Beauvais Airport and Paris
Price: Starts at 105 Euro
Waiting time: 5 minutes
Travel time: 80 minutes
Limousine or taxi service is the easiest and quickest way for getting to Paris. This option is ideal for tourists who come with children or in groups. Traveling by taxi or limousine takes about 80 minutes and the price starts at 105 Euro.
Hotels in Beauvais City
There is no hotel at the Beauvais International Airport. If you want to stay overnight for boarding the plane in the morning or arrive at the airport at night, there are many hotels in the city of Beauvais: Hotels in Beauvais City.