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  • Copenhagen-CDG-LAX
    Jan 16, 2017
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    In August -- we have a 6.30am AirFrance flight from Copenhagen to CDG arriving 8.30 am at Terminal 2F. We are connecting to AirFrance flight departing 10.20 am from Terminal 2E for LAX. That is a 1 hour 50 mins TRANSIT TIME. Is that sufficient time? Also, which hall of Terminal 2E is typically used for US departures? Thank you

     

  • London to Dakar - 1 hour 15 mins layover in CDG
    Jan 16, 2017
    1
    Flying Air France is 1hour 15 mins enough layover time to get connecting flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Connecting Reykjavik to Heathrow via CDG
    Jan 13, 2017
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    Hello! We are flying into CDG on Iceland Air on Sunday, March 26, arriving at 12:55pm. We will then need to collect our bags, go through passport control and customs, and then re-check bags with British Airways (I am pretty sure that we have to go all the way to the departure check in counters, right? If we arrive at 12:55, will we have enough time to get onto a 4pm flight?

     

    Yes, you will have to go all the way out. That should be enough time.

     

  • Amsterdam - Paris - Bangalore
    Jan 13, 2017
    2
    Arriving from AMS 9:25am at terminal 2F and connecting to BLR 11:25am. Is that enough time to clear customs and security for the connecting flight?

     

    connecting flight to BLR will leave from terminal 2E by the way :-)

     

    You just need to go through Schengen Exit passport control and to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.

     

  • alan
    Jan 10, 2017
    1
    I notice there are 2 Air France terminals (2B and 2C). We will be arriving from Rome on AF (operated by Alitalia) to CDG @1010, connecting AF @1340 to USA. Are these 2 flights in the same terminal? We just have carry ons luggages. We should have enough time? Thanks

     

    There are actually more than 2. Air Frances uses 2B, 2C, 2D, and 2E. You will likely have to change terminals, but all gates are connected inside security. You just have to go through Schengen Exit Passport control and to your departure gate.

     

  • Terminal 2E to 2F
    Jan 9, 2017
    1
    Arriving from SFO 4:45pm and connecting FLR 5:50pm. Is there enough time to clear customs and security for the connecting flight? Thanks!

     

    That will be pretty tough. You will just go through Passport control and to your departure gate.

     

  • Connection CDG from Rome on way back to USA
    Jan 6, 2017
    8
    Good morning - We will be departing 9/17 from Rome on Air France, arriving CDG @ 0855, connecting with American Airline @ 1215 to Chicago. Do we have enough time. Do we need to go through security check? Thanks so much.

     

    Are your tickets on one reservation or two separate reservations?

     

    2 separate reservations.

     

    That should be just enough time. You will have to claim your bags from Air France, take them to the American check-in desk in 2A, re-check them with American, go through security and Schengen Exit passport control and to your gate. If you don't have checked bags it's a lot easier.

     

    Thank you so much for your information.

     

    Just one more question - we have not finalized our flight/travel arrangements yet. It appears Alitalia and Delta airlines are in the same terminal 2C. Would it be much easier and convenient to fly Alitalia from Rome to CDG and connect Delta on our return trip to USA?

     

    Yes, especially if you purchased the tickets on the same reservation, then all you would have to do in Paris is go through Schengen Exit Passport control and walk to your departure gate.

     

    Forgot to mention - we travel with just carry-ons.

     

    Then you just have to go through Schengen Exit Passport Control and to your departure gate regardless (if you fly American then you might have to stop at the American transfer desk if you can't check in online).

     

  • multiple connections CDG/Amsterdam. conn
    Jan 5, 2017
    1
    Arriving from Seattle on Delta May 27 on way to Basel Switzerland. First stop is CDG with 2 hr layover. Second stop is Amsterdam with 1 hr layover before HOP flight to Basel. Will I have enough time in these connections. I know I have to go through passport control and security at CDG. Will i have to go through screening again in Amsterdam on my way to Basel? Thanks.

     

    In Paris you will go through Schengen Entry Passport Control. All you have to do in Amsterdam is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • from terminal 2e to 2d
    Jan 5, 2017
    1
    Hello.I am Georgian citizen.I have Air France flight from Sao Paulo to Baku via CDG airport(paris-baku is Air france flight,operated by Azerbaijan airlines). I have terminal change in CDG from terminal 2E to 2D. Do I have to take passport control and is there any kind of visa needed?

     

    That is still a sterile transfer (no passport control). Citizens of Georgia can do sterile transits of the Schengen Area without a transit visa.

     

  • multiple connections CDG/Amsterdam. conn
    Jan 4, 2017
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    Arriving from Seattle on Delta May 27 on way to Basel Switzerland. First stop is CDG with 2 hr layover. Second stop is Amsterdam with 1 hr layover before HOP flight to Basel. Will I have enough time in these connections. I know I have to go through passport control and security at CDG. Will i have to go through screening again in Amsterdam on my way to Basel? Thanks.

     

  • Transit Visa needed or not
    Jan 4, 2017
    1
    Hi, I am traveling from Detroit to Mumbai with a layover in Paris for 3hrs and 5mins. My US visa stamping has expired. I will be leaving US for India. Do I need a transit visa to make a connecting flight via Paris.

     

    Yes, assuming you are an Indian citizen, since your US Visa is no longer valid you will need a Schengen Airport Transit Visa issued by France.

     

  • sufficient connection time?
    Jan 8, 2017
    2
    US Citizen flying from Vienna to Salt Lake City through CDG. Arrival from Vienna Terminal 2D departing from Terminal 2E Connection time is 1 hour 25 minutes. I'll have checked bags. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to go through Schengen Exit Passport Control and to your departure gate.

     

    Hi, I am arriving 2C at 19:30 and leaving from 2F at 21:00 is it enough time with checked bags? Thx

     

  • Time to get to Vueling
    Dec 14, 2016
    4
    I am looking at flights into CDG where I will need to switch to a flight to Sevilla on Iberia/Vueling. How much time will I need? I'll have to collect my bag first, so will I need to pass through customs, too, or just security?

     

    Forgot to mention that I'm flying into CDG on Air France.

     

    Where are you flying into CDG from?

     

    From Dulles, Washington, D.C.

     

    I would want at least 3 hours. You will have to go through Schengen entry passport control, claim your bags, take the CDGVAL to Terminal 3, re-check your bags with Vueling, and go through security.

     

  • Transit Visa
    Dec 4, 2016
    1
    lading by Air France from Mumbai @7.35 T2E and departing to St. Maarten @ 10.30 T2F. Hold valid US visa.Do i require transit visa/passport control

     

    Since you hold a valid US visa, no you don't. You will not go through passport control.

     

  • SEA-CDG-FCO
    Dec 4, 2016
    4
    Hi! We're flying from SEA to CDG on Delta without checked bags. Looks like we arrive in 2E, and we head to FCO on Alitalia from terminal 2F. Total layover time of 2.5 hours. It sounds easy enough, but it's our first trip to Europe. Do we do both security check and passport control?

     

    The ticket was one booking through Delta, if that matters.

     

    You will just go through passport control. You have enough time if the flight from Seattle is on-time.

     

    Awesome. Thanks. You are like a CDG wizard.

     

    CDG makes a lot more sense when you actually get there compared to looking at a map. (actually the same could be said of a LOT of things in France).

     

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