Charles de Gaulle International Airport is the largest and most important airport in France, situated just over 30 km north-east of Paris. With its 60 million passengers a year, it is not only France´s largest airport, it is also one of the largest in Europe. Transport links via motorways, scheduled rail services (TGV, Eurostar), regional and subway trains (RER B) and several bus lines provide direct connections to the airport.
Charles de Gaulle International Airport has three terminals that cover, respectively, international flights within Europe (Terminal 1), international flights to the USA, Canada, Africa and Asia etc. (Terminal 2) and domestic flights (Terminal 3). High-speed TGV trains leave for Paris from Terminal 2, as well as Eurostar services to London and Brussels.
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