Car Hire at Paris Orly Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want to feast on the delights of Paris, whisk the kids to Disneyland for the holiday of a lifetime or experience the opulence of Versailles, you can find the best car hire at Paris Orly Airport with Skyscanner. Why not check out our guide on things to do in Paris.
Where to hire a car at Paris Orly Airport
There are fourteen car hire companies with desks at Paris Orly Airport: TT Car Transit, Thrifty, Dollar, National, Avantage, Alamo, Interrent, Sixt, Hertz, Firefly, Europecar, Enterprise, Budget and Avis. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Paris Orly Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Total garage located just 10 minutes drive from Paris Orly Airport. Take the N7 from the airport and get on the D136. Get on to the D264 and then the D136 where the garage will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Paris Orly Airport
Paris Orly Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. Several autoroutes (expresswas/motorways) link Paris with the rest of France: the A1 and A3 to the north, the A5 and A6 to the south, the A4 to the east and A13 and the A10 to the west. The multi-lane highway around Paris, called the Périphérique (BP), is the best way to drive through the centre.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Paris Orly Airport.
Versailles is home to one of the most opulent residences in the world. Louis XIV transformed his father’s old hunting lodge into the Château de Versailles in the mid-17th century and it remains to this day an awe inspiring homage to Baroque splendour. It is also the place from which Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were unceremoniously dragged to be guillotined in Paris in 1789. The gardens are free to visit and a wonder in their own right while the gilded rooms in the palace have to be seen to be believed.
It takes just 35 minutes to reach Versailles from Paris Orly Airport. Get on the A86 from the airport and take the D7 – Avenue de Fontainbleau. Get on the N12 and take exit 2 following signs for Versailles.
Located at Marne-la-Vallée, just 20 miles from Paris, Disneyland Resort Paris has three parts: the main Disneyland Park, the Walt Disney Studios and the hotels, shops and restaurants of Disney Village. This is a magical place for families travelling with kids who will get to meet their favourite cartoon characters, play in fairytale castles and ride exhilarating rollercoaster’s. There is plenty here for grown ups to enjoy too!
Disneyland Paris is just 50 minutes from Paris Orly Airport. Get on the A86 from the airport, and get on the A4 taking exit 14 for Disneyland. Follow the signs into the theme park.
Timeless beauty, elegance and charm characterise Paris. From its beautiful balconied architecture to the stunning array of museum and galleries displaying world renowned works from Picasso to Renoir and its reputation as one of the best places to eat in the world, Paris is a grown-up’s Disneyland. Spend days exploring its chic boutiques and outdoor markets, its architectural icons from the Eiffel Tower to the Pompidou Centre or simply hopping from boulangerie to patisserie to fromagerie to chacuterie tasting your way around this mouth-watering city.
It takes just 40 minutes to drive from Paris Orly Airport to Paris. Get on the A106 from the airport and get on the A6B to Rue Gabriel Peri. Take exit 1 from the A6B and follow signs to the city centre.
On-street parking in Paris is charged from Monday to Saturday between 9am and 7pm with a maximum parking time of 2 hours. The rate is from €1.20 to €3.60 per hour. Parking meters do not accept coins, only the “Paris Carte” card, which can be purchased from tobacconists for €15 to €40. There are also car parks in Paris for unlimited parking. The rates are from €2.50 to €4.008 per hour with a daily maximum of €15.00 to €48.00. Some hotels in Paris also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change