Everything you need to know about flying to France
From Paris to the wine tasting region of Bordeaux and the historic Dordogne, France has something to offer all North American visitors flying to Europe. Like much of Europe, France enjoys the warmest weather in the summer months from June to September, although travelers looking to save during their stay might consider visiting off-season in the spring when the weather is likely to be cooler but still dry and bright. The majority of direct flights from North America to France arrive in Paris, with cheap flights to France departing daily from Boston, New York and Philadelphia in the East, Atlanta and Miami in the South, Detroit and Chicago in the Midwest and Los Angeles on the West Coast. France's currency is the Euro, with an exchange rate of approximately 4 Euros for 5 U.S. dollars.
Delta, Air France, and British Airways all offer direct flights to France from Boston Logan Airport and JFK in New York. Those flying from Philadelphia International Airport can also travel with US Airways or Lufthansa. Most intercontinental flights arrive at one of Paris' airports. Most cheap flights to France are overnight, departing in the late afternoon or early evening and arriving in the morning after a travel time of 9-12 hours.
|Air France: Air France is France's national airline and transports nearly 47 million passengers every year. Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is Air France's flight hub. Air France flies from a number of cities in the United States including Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C. Air France flights also depart from Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver in Canada.|
|Air Canada: Air Canada flies from multiple Canadian cities to both Lyon-Saint Exupery airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport in France.|
|American Airlines: American Airlines flies to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport from a number of cities in the United States.|
|Delta: Delta airlines operates flights to both Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Nice Côte d'Azur airports.|
|United Airlines: United Airlines flies to 108 cities in 73 countries around the world including Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.|
|US Airways: US Airways flies to 193 cities around the globe. US Airways flies to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport from numerous cities in the United States.|
|Air Corsica: Air Corsica is a discount French airline that specializes in flights to and from Corsica. Air Corsica offers flights from Paris-Orly, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse and Nice to Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi and Figari in Corsica.|
|EasyJet: Easyjet is a budget airline that offers flights to over 130 European destinations including 13 cities in France. EasyJet offers cheap flights to Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris-Orly airport, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. EasyJet also offers seasonal flights to La Rochelle and Ajaccio, Bastia and Figari in Corsica during the summer months and Grenoble during the winter.|
|HOP!: HOP!, a budget subsidiary of Air France, primarily operates domestic flights in France. HOP! flies to over 100 cities in Europe from Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris-Orly airport, and Lyon's Saint-Exupery airport.|
|Ryanair: The Irish budget airline Ryanair offers flights to 32 countries around the world including France. Ryanair operates cheap budget flights to over 30 cities in France.|
|Transavia Airlines: Transavia Airlines, a budget airline owned by KLM, flies to 88 cities including 8 in France. Transavia Airlines offers frequent cheap flights to Ajaccio, Bergerac, Chambery, Grenoble, Montpellier, Nice, Paris-Orly, and Toulon.|
|Volotea: Volotea, headquartered at Barcelona's El Prat airport, offers flights to multiple cities in France. Volotea provides budget flights to Bordeaux, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Volotea also offers seasonal flights to Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Brest, Caen, Figari, Lille, Perpignan, and Toulon in France.|
|Vueling: Vueling is a budget airline that offers frequent flights to 145 cities worldwide including 8 in France. Vueling offers flights to Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Paris-Charles de Gualle, Paris-Orly, and Toulouse. Vueling also offers seasonal flights to Bastia, Brest, and Rennes.|
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Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport is the primary point of arrival for cheap flights from North America. Charles de Gaulle airport offers both a shuttle bus and train to Paris' city centre. This airport train passes through Gare du Nord train station where Eurostar trains offer service to other destinations in Europe.