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Paris - Charles De Gaulle Airport

Airport Information

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American Airlines operates from Terminal 2A at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Here's your simple guide to set your trip off to a flying start.


We have several check-in options available:

  • Check-in desks are located in Terminal 2A gate 8
  • Self-service check-in machines are located in Terminal 2A within the check-in area
  • Online Check-In is available from 24 hours and up to 2 hours before your flight departure time

Ticket Counter Location & Opening Hours

Located in Terminal 2A, Zone 5

Open daily from 06:30 - 14:30

Airport Map

Here's an airport map to help you find your way around the terminal.

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American Airlines operates a number of clubs and lounges worldwide. At Charles de Gaulle Airport eligible customers can use the American Airlines Admirals Club, where you can relax and unwind before your flight.

Location & Opening Hours

Located in Terminal 2A, after Passport Control on the right hand side, near gates A37-39

Open daily from 06:00 - 22:00 (hours may vary on public holidays)

Lounge Access

You can access the lounge if you are one of the following:

  • American Airlines First Class or Business Class passenger
  • AAdvantage Platinum or Executive Platinum member
  • oneworld Emerald and Sapphire tier members on an a flight operated by a oneworld member airline.

One-day passes can be purchased online or at the desk for $50.


Please see below who is eligible to bring a guest or two to the Admirals Club:

Admirals Club member 2 guests
First Class Passenger 1 guest
Business Class Passenger No guest
AAdvantage Executive Platinum 1 guest
oneworld Emerald Member 1 guest

Club Facilities

Here are some key features of the Admirals Club at Charles de Gaulle Airport:

  • Complimentary self-service bars with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, fruit juices, hot drinks and light snacks
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access
  • Phones with complimentary local access
  • Wide-screen TVs
  • Action FAX machine
  • France Telecom card phones
  • Credit card phone cabins
  • Photocopier

Pet Acceptance

Only guide or assistance animals are allowed.

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Transferring between flights is simple when you know how. Take a look at the tips below that will help you make a smoother connection at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Where do I go once I’ve arrived at the airport?

Once you've arrived, follow the signs marked "Correspondences/Flight Connections" which will lead you to the correct terminal for your onward flight.

If you are connecting to the United Kingdom or outside of Europe, you must go downstairs to the Correspondences/Flight Connections area where you can obtain a boarding pass for your connecting flight if you don’t already have one. You will then be directed to your next terminal.

Do I have to pick up my luggage or re check-in again?

If your luggage has been labelled to your final destination then it will be taken care of there is no need to claim it on arrival to CDG.

How do I get between Terminals?

If you are connecting to somewhere within Europe (except the United Kingdom), follow the signs for Baggage Claim/Exit. You will go through Passport Control but do not need to collect your bags if they have been tagged to your final destination. Continue through Customs and then check the TV monitors to find which terminal your flight will depart from.

European flights depart from Terminals 2D, 2F, 2G, Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

  • You can walk to either 2D or 2F. There is also a shuttle bus (N1) available from the front of the terminal at Door 5.
  • If you are going to Terminal 2G, follow the signs marked 2G. This is a 30 minute walk, past McDonald's and some restaurants, into the next terminal and then exit at Door 4 where you will take a shuttle bus (N2) to Terminal 2G.
  • If you're going to either Terminal 1 or Terminal 3, follow the signs for these terminals. This is a 7-10 minute walk toward the train station where you will catch the CDGVAL, a free train service that runs every few minutes from Terminal 2 to Terminals 1 and 3.

Which Terminal do I fly from?

At Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, American Airlines and British Airways depart from Terminal 2A.

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How can I find out the status of my flight?

To find out the arrival and departure times of your flight you can use our Gates & Times* search option.

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When travelling to the airport, please allow yourself plenty of time. To help you on your way we have some travel suggestions below, but please check with the relevant operator before setting off to ensure you have the most up to date information.


Roissybus operates a service from the Opera District of central Paris, at the intersection of Rue Scribe and Rue Auber. Travel time is 45-60 minutes. Buses run every 15 minutes between 06:00 and 19:00 and every 20 minutes between 19:00 and 23:00, stopping at Terminals 1, 2 and 3. (AA is in Terminal 2A)

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If you are traveling from Paris to Roissy CDG Airport take either the A1 motorway (Autoroute du Nord) by Porte de la Chapelle keeping to the right.

Parking is not permitted outside terminals. For long or short stay parking follow signs for car park PAB.

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Outside the airport you will find taxis at the exit to the baggage reclaim area at Terminal 2A. The journey time to central Paris will take approximately 45mins

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The RER Line B train links Charles de Gaulle airport with central Paris. Trains run every 10-15 minutes and the journey takes approximately 45 minutes. Line B runs from the TGV station at Terminal 2 to Gare du Nord, Châtelet-les-Halles, St Michel and Denfert-Rochereau. These stations all have connections to the metro.

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