November 28, 2018

All about Terminal 3 at Charles-De-Gaulle Airport

All useful information on the terminal 3 CDG

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All about Terminal 3 Roissy CDG

Originally called T0, then T9, Terminal 3 of Paris Roissy-Charles-De-Gaulle Airport, inaugurated in 1991, now hosts charter flights and low-cost airlines..

Located in the area called Roissy Pole, it offers its travelers a plethora of services to make their experience as pleasant and friendly as possible. To this end, everything is provided for parking, relax, exchange currency, entertain, buy souvenirs and other goods ..., hotels and parking near the Termina 3 CDG.


Services in Terminal 3:

Services near Terminal 3 :

How to get to Terminal 3 CDG?

By car

Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport is located 26 kilometers north-east of Paris. You must plan between half an hour and one hour from Paris. Be sure to consider the condition of road traffic before you leave.

Take the following routes according to your starting point

  • A1 motorway from Paris Porte de la Chapelle
  • Paris A3 motorway Porte de Bagnolet
  • A104 motorway from Marne-la-vallée and the A4 motorway
  • D104 from Cergy-Pontoise
  • N102 from Paris Porte de la Villette

Then follow the signs to Terminal 3 CDG.

By the RER

RER B takes you to Charles De Gaulle Airport. Exit at Charles de Gaulle Airport 1 / Roissy Pôle.

  • 25 minutes from Gare du Nord
  • 28 minutes from Châtelet-Les-Halles
  • About 35 minutes from Denfert-Rochereau

Terminal 3 is 500 meters from the train station and is accessible via a marked trail in approximately 8 minutes.

From the TGV-RER station Charles de Gaulle Airport 2

Follow the signs "Terminal 3-CDGVAL" to take the CDGVAL shuttle. Allow about 20 minutes to travel.

Get off at the station "Terminal 3-Roissypole" and continue along the pedestrian crossing on 500m.

From the TGV stations of terminals 1 and 2

Take the shuttle CDGVAL to the station "Terminal 3-CDGVAL".

Luggage protection and lamination service

Location: Hall Departures, Hall B side

For extra security, plasticize your luggage before you leave. Go specifically to the place provided for this purpose. Be careful of some people who offer you this service of lamination. They are not authorized and do not have the correct equipment to perform this operation.

Terminal 3 Financial Services

Cash machine

Need cash before leaving or to change: a ticket machine is available in Terminal 3.

Currency exchange

Location: Customs - International Zone

A bureau de change is at your disposal to exchange your currency before your departure or convert your remaining currency to your return in the heart of Terminal 3 Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle.

Buy your currencies online

Save time and book your currencies directly online, at the right time when the exchange rate is optimal. Remove them within two to four days of placing your order.

Buy your currencies online - from a minimum of 50 € - this is the advantage of benefiting from a preferential rate without commission (the rates however include a margin); canceling your order without charge; or the possibility of ordering a Cash Passport ™ prepaid card (from a minimum of € 200 and a ceiling of € 4,000 per person per day). It is also the Buy Back buyback option to redeem your remaining currencies without commission upon your return (€ 5 fee).

Buy your currencies online, it is also the advantage to benefit from a pass "cut-file" for a quick withdrawal at the counter.

Tax refund office

Location: Departures level, international bonded area

Non-European residents: get a VAT refund on zero-rated products you buy in France or duty-free.

Termes :

  • Being a non-European resident,
  • To be over 16,
  • Visit France for less than 6 months,
  • Have made purchases of more than 175 € at the same shopkeeper

Businesses in Terminal 3 CDG

During your international, take advantage of stores "Buy Paris Duty Free" to buy perfumes, cosmetics, alcohol, tobacco ... tax-free, but also press offices, newspapers. No formality is required, you just need to present your boarding pass at the checkout. Among the major brands present: Swatch and Longchamp.

In Relay press offices, you can also buy small phones, as well as sim cards or prepaid cards that can be useful during your stay.

Where to eat in Terminal 3 Roissy CDG?

Terminal 3 at CDG Airport does not offer restaurants. However, for small appetites or a quick meal on the go, you can go to Paul, The Golden Brioche or Ready to Eat. These brands mainly offer cold meals: sandwiches, salads, pastries and drinks.

Health services at the terminal 3

Family & baby toilets

Location: Departure level, Gate 4

A baby nursery area is offered in all sanitary blocks. It has a changing table, baby doors and a children's toilet. Children's flaps are also provided. This service is free 7/7, 24 hours a day.

To facilitate your trips within Charles-De-Gaulle, strollers are self-service terminal 2E.

Smoking area

It is not allowed to smoke in Charles-De-Gaulle Airport. However, an area equipped with smoke extractors and reserved for our friends smokers.

The entertainment areas of Terminal 3:

Relaxation area

For travelers in transit at CDG airport, a relaxation area awaits you in Terminal 3 with large, comfortable design seats.

Children's area

Location: Departure level, Gate 4

Concerned about the well-being of your children, the terminal 3 at CDG provides a dedicated area for 4 to 8 years with various games allowing them to exercise their creativity or to spend themselves before departure. This space is free and open access at any time.

Video games area

Location: Departure level, Gate 4

For video game enthusiasts, Roissy airport welcomes gamers in Terminal 3 and provides arcade kiosks with retro games and Playstation terminals (PS4), 7/7/24. You can play FIFA 16 or PES 2018 for free!

Do not miss any sporting event !

Location: Departure level, Gate 4

A giant screen broadcasts the biggest sporting events so that you can follow the exploits of your favorite teams even when you are traveling.

Internet access in Terminal 3

Free Wi-Fi access

Stay connected at any time of day and night! Roissy Charles-De-Gaulle airport offers its visitors free internet access via Wi-Fi connection by connecting to the "WIFI-AIRPORT" network

Premium Wifi Offer

For visitors requiring a high-end internet connection to continue working during their transit period, it is possible to subscribe to one of the Hub One premium offers:

Wi-Fi Faster

  • Up to 4x faster than the free offer
  • No advertising on the connection
  • Pas de déconnexion automatique

No automatic disconnection

Wi-Fi Stronger

  • Up to 10x faster than the free offer
  • No advertising on the connection
  • No automatic disconnection
  • Up to 5 connected Wi-Fi terminals

Price: 24h for 9,90 €

Hotels near Terminal 3

Many hotels are located near Terminal 3 in the Roissy Pôle area. Most of them are accessible via the CDGVAL shuttle. To help you, follow the "Airport Hotels" sign.

Ibis, Mercure, Campagnile, you will find hotels at all prices near the airport.

Car parks in Roissy-Charles-De-Gaulle and around Terminal 3

Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport has its own car parks to allow travelers, or accompanying persons wishing to drop their loved ones, to park near the various terminals.

Parking P3

Parking P3 is connected to terminals 1, 2 and 3. Access from the car park to terminal 3 is exclusively on foot in a few minutes. Places are accessible with or without reservation 7/7, H24. The minute deposit is free for 10 minutes.

Car parks at Roissy near Terminal 3

The CDG airport is more than 60 million passengers each year. In view of this influx, many private car parks have sprung up around the terminals.

Often offering cheaper rates, they also offer additional services.

At Airpark, we offer discounted rates depending on the duration of your rental parking space and a free shuttle to and from the hotel, including luggage transfer. Our car parks are located 3 kilometers from Terminal 3 or 5 minutes by car. We also focus on the reception of our customers as well as on the quality of the service:

  • Solo Offer
  • Secure parking
  • Maintenance service

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