Le Bus Direct connects Paris with Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports
On 12 May 2016, The Cars Air France became The Direct Bus, the new shuttle service developed in partnership with Paris Airport. Le Bus Direct doesn't just mean a change of name, but it comes with new and more comfortable cars. 4 routes have also been announced, which stop in the heart of Paris.
The 50 cars, part of the Le Bus Direct car park, offer free Wi-Fi and USB ports at each seat. All are configured to be able to carry 51 passengers along with their luggage.
Buses will run 7 days a week, after 7:05 - 00:23. Rates start from 40 EURO and can reach up to 12 EURO / per segment, depending on the chosen route:
Line 1: Paris ORLY Airport <=> PARIS ÉTOILE / CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES (via Gara Montparnasse / La Motte-Picquet / Eiffel Tower / Trocadero) - 12 EURO (20 EURO roundtrip)
Line 2: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport <=> PARIS TOUR EIFFEL (via Porte Maillot / Etoile Champs-Elysées / Trocadero) - 17 EURO (30 of EURO roundtrip)
Line 3: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport <=> Paris ORLY Airport (via T1 / T2ABCDEF / South / West) - 21 EURO (36 EURO roundtrip)
Line 4: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport <=> Montparnasse Train Station (via Lyon Train Station) - 17 EURO (30 EURO roundtrip)
According to a press release, the goal The Direct Bus is to carry 2.5 million passengers in 2018, up 20% compared to 2015. The new brand will be perceived as a service accessible to all travelers, regardless of the chosen airline.