Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 1 map

Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 1 is the oldest of all the terminals. It is located opposite to Terminal 3.

The terminal structure reminds of an octopus and has a round shape building as the central core of the terminal, housing main functions as the check-in counters and the baggage claim area. The boarding gates are connected to the terminal by seven satellites and they are accessible by underground walkways.

Transfer between terminals

The Paris-Charles de Gaulle CDGVAL automated metro connects all airport terminals every 4 minutes. During off hours, from 1:00 am to 4:00 am, shuttle services are available in order to connect the airport terminals. For further information, see the section below:

There are several shuttles available to connect not only the airport terminals, also to connect between international flights and Schengen flights. See the shuttles schedule below:

- Green shuttle: From 5:00 am to 00:00 am. Connects Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 AC.
- Blue shuttle: From 5:00 am to 11:45 pm. Connects Terminal 2 AC and its satellite terminals 2D, and some gates (L & M gates) of T2E and T2F.
- Yellow shuttle: From 5:30 am to 9:45 pm. Connects Terminal 2 AC, T2G and T2E (L & K gates).
- Red shuttle express: From 5:30 am to 2:00 pm. Connects T2G and T2E concourse M.
- Orange shuttle: From 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. Connects T2F and T2G. It only runs during Schengen connection.


Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 1 is distributed into 4 levels as follows:

- The CDGVAL level: This is the ground level, since the lower level is closed to passengers. Find the following services available: ATMs, pharmacy, information desk, photo booth, prayer area, food, drink and retail concessions, tour operator, cash dispenser, lost property, toilets, baby care rooms, tax refund and check-in halls 5 and 6. From this level you can also access to CDGVAL, which is the airport shuttle.

- The Departures level: This is the Departures level. Find in the second floor the check-in halls 1,2, 3, 4 and 5. This level is dedicated to information and passenger orientation. Services available: Ground transportation options (car), PRM reception, cash dispenser, toilets, baby care rooms, information counter, currency exchange, ATMs, charging station, food and drink concessions.

- The Boarding level: This is the Boarding level. In this section, there is the connection between the central core of Terminal 1 with the satellite boarding gates: On the right (10 to 18, 20 to 28, 30 to 38), on the centre (70 to 78), and on the left (60 to 68, 50 to 58 and 40 to 48). Services available: Customs, border control, food, drink and retail concessions, ATMs, video game corner, security area, smoking area, cash dispenser, toilets, baby care rooms, reading and music lounge. Find also in this level the lounges of the following airlines: SAS, Lufthansa and Premiere Air France.

- The Arrivals level: This is the Arrivals level. Find within the Arrivals Hall the baggage claim carousels 1 to 6 and ground transportation options (bus, taxi and car rental). The parking P1 is located immediately outside this level. Other services available: Cash dispenser, rest area, information counter, meeting point, tourist information point, currency exchange, toilets, baby care rooms, car rental booths, retail concessions and meeting point.


Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 1 is served by the following airlines:

- Aegean
- Aer Lingus
- Aerolineas Argentinas
- Afriqiyah Airways
- Aigle Azur
- Air China
- Air Finland
- Air Gabon
- Air Moldova
- ANA All Nippon Airways
- Asiana Airlines
- Blue One
- Brussels Airlines
- Camair CO
- DAALO Airlines
- Egyptair
- Equatorial Congo Airlines
- Eurowings
- EVA Air
- Gabo Airlines
- Germanwings
- Hellas Jet
- Icelandair
- KD Avia
- Kuwait Air
- La Compagnie
- Lufthansa
- Malaysia Airlines
- Norwegian
- Pakistan International Airlines
- Portugalia
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Air Maroc
- SAFI Airways
- SATA International
- Singapore Airlines
- South African Airways
- Sri Lankan Airlines
- Swiss
- Syphax Airlines
- Thai Airways
- Transportes Aeras de Cabo Verde
- Turkish Airlines
- United Airlines
- WOW Air
- Yemenia


Find the services presented below in Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 1:

- ATMs
- Pharmacy
- Information desk
- Photo booth
- Prayer area
- Tour operator
- Cash dispenser
- Lost property
- Toilets
- Baby care rooms
- Tax refund
- Ground transportation options
- PRM reception
- Currency exchange
- Charging station
- Customs
- Border control
- Video game corner
- Security area
- Smoking area
- Reading and music lounge
- Rest area
- Meeting point
- Tourist information point
- Car rental booths
- Wheelchair renting service
- Disabled access
- Lost & found
- Baggage claim
- Baggage wrapping
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Airlines lounges
- Luggage trolleys