Auto Europe Paris Orly Airport

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Auto Europe Paris Orly Airport

Paris Orly Airport is located approximately 13km, or 8.1 miles south of central Paris, and is one of the airports which serve this large and important city in France. Charles de Gaulle Airport is the largest, with over 58 million passengers per annum, while Paris Orly Airport is the second largest airport in France, with around 25 million passengers every year. Both airports play important roles in the economy and tourism of the Ille-de-France region. For arriving passengers, a number of transport options are available, including by bus and train, but many people prefer to rent a car from one of the Paris Orly Airport car hire companies, such as Auto Europe. Auto Europe is found at almost all the airports in Europe, and is a popular choice for car rental as they offer reasonable rental rates.

Auto Europe, at Paris Orly Airport, is open from Mondays to Fridays between the hours of 07:45 and 23:00, and on Saturdays and Sundays their hours are from 08:00 to 12:00, and from 13:00 to 23:00. Orly Airport is a busy location for car hire and customers are recommended to book their vehicles in advance, from the various online websites that support Auto Europe reservations. The airport consists of two terminal buildings, referred to as the Orly South Terminal and the Orly West Terminal, and many of the car hire companies are found in both terminals, however, passengers can easily transfer from one terminal to another by the Orlyval, which is the airport’s automated light rail system. The Orlyval is free of charge for all passengers, and also provides a connection to the nearest railway station, found in Antony. Passengers who would prefer to walk to the other terminal can do so by using the dedicated foot path, and it will take approximately five minutes.

Auto Europe Paris Orly Airport has an extremely wide range of vehicles for hire, and many car groups from which customers can choose. The smaller cars are usually more economical, and fuel efficient as well, and can be found in the Economy category. They are similar to the Renault Twingo, VW Polo, Fiat Punto, Citroen C3, Renault Clio and Peugeot 207. Although the majority of these cars can be booked at any time, some require at least a three day notice period. These cars include the Citroen C3 Diesel and the Peugeot 207 convertible. One of the nice aspects about car rental from Auto Europe is that their cars are offered with basic or all-inclusive rental rates. The basic rate covers mandatory third party liability insurance, fire insurance, unlimited mileage and value added tax, while the all-inclusive rate covers the same, as well as optional collision damage waiver and optional theft insurance. Auto Europe’s rental rates do not include the mandatory surcharge for rentals which commence at airport locations and certain city locations.

Compact and Midsize vehicle categories are also a popular choice amongst many passengers arriving at Paris Orly Airport, and these car groups include the Ford Focus, Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3 and the Peugeot 407. There is also the Citroen C4 Picasso Diesel for five passengers found in the Midsize category which will require an advanced reservation. Customers hiring a vehicle should always ensure that they know which type of fuel to use for their rented cars, as it could be petrol or diesel. If the wrong type is used they could be liable for the costs of having the engine cleaned. All rentals from Auto Europe start with a full tank of fuel, and if the customer has purchased fuel upfront, the vehicle can be returned as empty as possible, as no refunds are given for unused fuel. Otherwise, cars should be returned as they were rented, with a full tank of fuel.

Auto Europe one way hires are available from Paris Orly Airport, and this service is the ideal option for customers who are not leaving France from the same airport as their arrival. From Paris Orly Airport, one way hires can be delivered to any other Auto Europe rental location in France, or even to a location in another country, however, vehicles left in different country will have additional charges. Other services offered by most of the Paris Orly Airport car rental companies include the hire of additional equipment such as child seats and satellite navigation systems, as well as hand controls for disabled drivers. At Auto Europe, hand controls are rented free of charge, and from Paris Orly Airport, hand controls are best used by individuals with a lower limb disability, as they operate the brake and accelerator pedals of automatic vehicles, but no other vehicle functions, such as the windshield wipers, blinkers or lights.

Family sized vehicles from Auto Europe, Paris Orly Airport, include the Citroen C5, Ford Mondeo, Mercedes C Class, Audi A4 and the Citroen Grand Picasso. Some of these cars also include a satellite navigation system in their rentals. There are also vans available from Auto Europe, similar to the Mercedes Viano for seven passengers and the Renault Traffic and Citroen Jumpy for up to nine people.

Customers can contact Auto Europe, at Paris Orly Airport, for all further information required regarding the car hire services offered.

From North America only:
Tel +1 207 842 2000 
Fax +1 207 842-2222 
1-888-223-5555 toll-free
Alternatively – view international phone list on Auto Europe’s website, at