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Ch de Gaulle airport

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Ch de Gaulle airport

Arriving terminal 2A at 7am and have 1 hr 10m to clear immigration, collect bags and get to 2G via shuttle from 2F. Possible or am I kidding myself? (Was never going to be a prob until Cathay advised a later arrival time than ticketed).

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1. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

Very (too?) tight. I would recommend minimum 3 hours at CDG.

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2. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

Do they still make you deplane on the tarmac and take a shuttle to the terminal to clear immigration and then do the same in reverse to get on a connecting Airfrance flight ?

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>>>Possible or am I kidding myself?<<<

Absolutely the latter if you're going to need to go through formalities, collect luggage and get to another gate. Highly suggest trying to change the flight.

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4. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

You are kidding yourself. Sorry.

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5. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

Lasfloras, yes, they do still use the shuttle. To the OP, as the others have said, that connection is too tight to reasonably think you can make your next flight.

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6. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

You have no chance at all to do all of this within 1 hr and 10 mins. Sorry. You need atleast 2.5hrs minimum.

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7. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

If you are attempting to connect through CDG using two separate tickets, 3 hours may not be sufficient. A late arriving inbound flight can mean a missed connection, checkin lines at 2F can be very long requiring 30 to 45 minutes, security lines are sometimes backed up requiring more time.

CDG is not the place to attempt a quick connection of any kind.

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8. Re: Ch de Gaulle airport

Thanks!

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