Transporter son vélo dans un avion © J. Damase

Getting to France by Plane

Travelling by plane offers countless possibilities for getting to and from France

Transporting your bike by plane

  • Check airlines’ policies on transporting bikes
  • Certain airlines allow you to transport your bike without any extra charge while others charge a large fee.
  • In all cases, your bike must be packed in a cardboard box provided at the airport. You need to bring the necessary tools to detach the pedals, plus tape to seal up the box.
  • You can also use a personnal bike case

Airport to city centre

  • In France, airports are connected to the city centre by a public transport network: train, metro, tramway, coach and bus. However, the cost of these trips is expensive, so it is possible to take your bike from the airport to the city centre by carefully planning your itinerary.  To help you, don't be afraid to use our route planner. It offers safe routes for cyclists:

Airport <> Bordeaux

Airport <> Lyon

Airport <> Nantes

Airport <> Nice

Airport <> Paris (Roissy)

Airport <> Toulouse

Flights to France from the UK

  • Daily flights with: Air FranceBritish Airways and KLM
  • Low cost flights: Ryanair, EasyJet, Flybe, City Jet, …
  • Make use of flight comparison websites to get the best prices.