Charles de Gaulle Airport, Roissy
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Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is the largest airport in France and one of the busiest in Europe. Also known as Paris Roissy, it is 14 miles to the north-east of Paris and has seen more than 950million passengers walk through its doors since its inaugural flight in 1974. On arrival at Paris Charles de Gaulle, hiring a car from Hertz Car Rental gives you a convenient, flexible way to visit Paris and perhaps see more of the surrounding area.
Hertz Car Rental has several branches located in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, making it easy for you to collect your vehicle whether you have booked in advance or are simply hiring on the day. With over 90 years of experience, Hertz Car Rental will make your experience as smooth as possible.
About the airport
Paris Charles de Gaulle airport sprawls across three terminals, linked by the CDGVAL airport Métro line and there are also shuttles in operation between the different parts of Terminal 2. The newer Terminal 2G is separate from the rest of the airport, and a shuttle bus runs every 20 minutes to transport passengers.
Charles de Gaulle has four runways and hosts up to 1,350 aircraft a day, including those ran by Air France who are based at the airport. It has featured heavily in popular culture with the music video for U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’ being filmed there, as well as featuring in Hollywood films such as Private Benjamin and Rush Hour 3.
Hertz Car Rental is conveniently located at several spots in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, making it as easy as possible for you to hire a vehicle. Branches can be found at Terminals 1, 2ACD, 2E and 2F and are open from 4am until midnight, seven days a week.
To rent a vehicle in France, you must be at least 25 years old (or 21 with a young driver surcharge) and hold a full driving license. If you are not an EU resident, you must also have the relevant International Driving Permit (IDP). You must also be able to present your passport or, in the case of domestic renters, a national identity card plus your credit or debit card. If you have booked in advance, remember to bring your reservation information with you.
• Cargo vans with a loading volume exceeding 3m3 need to be returned to terminal 2EF.
• If a valid flight number is not given at reservation, the vehicle will be at the Terminal 2D.
Visitors to the France are only allowed to drive hire vehicles with the appropriate insurance and a full license. More information on driving in France is available here.
The iconic and historic city of Paris is less than an hour’s drive from Charles de Gaulle with dozens of galleries and museums, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe and some of the finest restaurants in the world. Take a leisurely walk along the Seine and take in the sights and sounds of one of the most bustling cities in the world.
Rue des 2 Cèdres
95712 Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Tel: + 33 1 49 19 04 01