Cheap Flights to Paris

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When is the best time to fly to Paris?

Peak season

Paris is considered the most romantic, alluring and elegant capital city in Europe. Millions of tourists book flights to Paris each year to visit world famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame de Paris, Champs-Élysees and Sacre Coeur. If you love history, fashion, food and glamour then you’ll want to book cheap flights to Paris to save your money for all the Parisian treats on offer. Paris is a cultural mecca with art galleries and museums galore so a Paris Museum Pass is well worth purchasing. The peak tourist season in Paris runs from Easter to mid-September. Summer is a pleasant time weatherwise with average temperatures of 25C but you’ll have to queue for popular attractions and be prepared to pay more for your flight tickets and accommodation. Christmas and New Year’s and are also busy times of the year for booking flights to Paris. Major events such as the July and mid-January couture fashion shows and Bastille Day on 14 July can see hotels fill up quickly so book well in advance.

Off season

The off-peak season is the chilly time between November and March, when temperatures range between 3C and 8C. But the City of Light can still be charming in winter, and when you’re most likely to find the cheapest flights to Paris. There are many indoor cultural events taking place in winter that are worth visiting the city for, such as ballet performances, art exhibitions and film festivals.

When is the best time to book a flight to Paris?

It isn’t the cheapest of cities to visit, so if you’re looking for discount flights to Paris and the best deals on accommodation, then travel in winter. The transitional seasons of spring or autumn can also yield bargain flight tickets and the weather at this time is generally favourable, though pack a waterproof jacket and umbrella in case of sudden rain showers.

How long is the flight to Paris?

Flights from Sydney to Paris - 23 hours 30 minutes.

Flights from Melbourne to Paris - 23 hours.

Flights from Brisbane to Paris - 22 hours 55 minutes.

Flights from Perth to Paris - 20 hours 30 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Paris?

The cheapest flights to Paris stopover via Asia or the Middle East and include airlines such as: Air China, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines and Emirates. Since this is a popular holiday destination there are a wide range of airlines offering competitive prices for flights to Paris.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

International flights to Paris land at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), 25 km northeast of the city. Passengers have several options for accessing Paris; the quickest is the RER suburban train that leaves from the airport every 15 minutes and travels to Gare du Nord with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes. Express service buses, Roissybus and easyBus also depart from the airport and take around an hour to reach the city centre. Taxis are also an option but not cheap at €50 to €65 for the journey.

Paris insider information

  • Free city walking tours immediately made us feel a little richer in the pocket. Find out about the three free walking tours in Paris.
  • The iconic district of Champs Elysees is a must-do for those who love designer fashion brands. Find out more about this extreme shopping spot in Paris.
  • In peak season popular Paris attractions can be overcrowded. Find out where there are some lesser known places to take the stress out of sight-seeing.

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How much do things cost in Paris?

Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
$ 131.25
Pair of Nike shoes
$ 137.15
Markets
Large bottle of water
$ 1.16
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
$ 2.79
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
$ 10.85
Bottle of wine
$ 10.85
Restaurants
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
$ 3.10
Cheap meal
$ 20.14
Cappuccino
$ 5.37
Meal at McDonald's or similar
$ 12.40
Transport
Petrol (1 litre)
$ 2.12
Taxi - fixed fee
$ 7.75
1 hour taxi waiting fee
$ 52.68
One-way ticket (local transport)
$ 2.79
How much does an apartment cost in Paris?
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre
$ 1226
3 bedroom apartment in city centre
$ 3720
1 bedroom apartment in city centre
$ 1694
3 bedroom apartment outside of centre
$ 2596

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More information about Paris

  • Parisians are famously prolific tippers, so almost anyone who provides a service will expect a small bonus
  • The Louvre hosts some 35,000 works of art, famously including Da Vinci's Mona Lisa
  • Last-minute flights to Paris Orly and Paris Charles de Gaulle airports are widely available
  • Jazz enthusiasts are spoilt for choice in Paris with venues like Caveau de la Huchette and Au Duc des Lombards
  • The Faubourg Saint-Honore district has some of the trendiest (and most expensive) designer shops in Europe
  • Métro trains are the easiest way to get around town, but you'll discover much more if you opt to walk
  • People on a tight shopping budget should head for the flea market at Saint-Ouen
  • Paris boasts 150 museums and art galleries, with museum passes offering the most affordable admission
  • Prices for one-way flights to Paris typically rise during the peak Easter to mid-September period
  • Direct flights to Paris operate frequently with airlines including Air France, British Airways and Flybe
  • During summer months the park by the Eiffel Tower is an ideal spot to have a picnic

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