Beauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA)
The Beauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA, or Aéroport Paris Beauvais, opened in 1956 and is hub to a handful of budget airlines flying to and from 60 destinations in 21 countries throughout Europe—from Poland to Ireland—as well as North Africa. The airport has two terminals and handles nearly 4.5 million passengers each year.
When flying budget airlines like Ryanair or Wizz in or out of Beauvais–Tillé Airport, avoid the snarled Parisian traffic with an airport transfer to or from the city center, skipping the delays and stress of navigating unfamiliar urban roads or coordinating public transportation. Private or shared transfers that include pickup and drop-off at hotels in Paris and luggage transport are a popular option for a stress-free, all-inclusive arrival or departure that takes less than an hour.
Things to know before you go
- The airport has two adjacent terminals; you can easily transfer terminals on foot.
- Car rental agency desks are located outside of Terminal 2.
- There are shops (including duty-free options), restaurants, cafès, currency exchange counters, and a multi-currency ATM inside the airport.
- The airport offers free public Wi-Fi.
- There is an information desk in Terminal 1, open from 7 a.m. until 15 minutes after the last flight of the day departs.
How to get there
The Beauvais–Tillé Airport is located in Tillé, 53 miles (85 km) northwest of Paris, and is accessible by car via highway N1. TER regional trains run regularly between Beauvais SNCF train station and Paris Gare du Nord, taking about an hour and 15 minutes. Otherwise, an airport shuttle runs non-stop between the airport and the Pershing parking lot located at Porte Maillot in Paris, near the RER (line C) and metro (line 1) stations.
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