Enjoy exceptional comfort from Melbourne to Paris with Qatar Airways. Our cabin crew will attend to you throughout, and you can stretch out in spacious seating for a while enjoying our delicious on-board cuisine. With a great selection of in-flight entertainment on our modern fleet of aircraft, long-haul flights have never been so comfortable and enjoyable.
Paris is a literary and artistic paradise, the city of love and Europe’s fashion capital. From the soaring architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Sacre Couer basilica to vast museums and stunning art collections, Paris is a city steeped in history and high culture. Parisian cuisine and designer labels are also legendary, and when you come here with Qatar Airways you’ll be in for some real culinary and shopping treats.
This award-winning airport is one of the most popular in Australia, taking business and leisure travellers to destinations all over the globe. Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne take you to our hub in Doha, and the sheer comfort and luxury of Melbourne Airport means that your journey is a pleasure from the very start.
Aboriginal art decorates the airport terminals, while modern shopping options provide you with those last-minute gifts and souvenirs.
Transportation and parking
Short-term parking is available close to the main terminal, while longer-term options are also available. Business parking is just a few metres from the main building, and pick-up and drop-off points are located outside the main entrances.
A bus service runs from the long-term parking area to the main terminal. The Skybus to, and from, the airport runs from the city centre every 15 minutes, while other bus services run throughout the day. Taxis are plentiful, and a pre-book limousine service and car rental are also on offer.
Arriving in Melbourne
Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne depart from Terminal 2, which handles all outbound international flights. An expansion scheme was completed in 2012, providing greater space for retail outlets and passenger lounges.
Because Qatar Airways uses the new A380 Airbus, most departures will be from Gate 9 and11.
Facilities and amenities
The Air Lounge in Terminal 2 offers passengers a relaxing location to grab a quick bite before boarding their Qatar Airways flight from Melbourne.
A number of Australian produce outlets are also located in Terminal 2, as well as luxury accessories retailers and shops selling everything from surfing paraphernalia to perfumes and watches. There is also a large number of food options, from small cafés to excellent restaurants serving international cuisine.
Fly to Paris with Qatar Airways and you’ll be landing in the most romantic city in the world. Famed for its art, culture, fashion and of course its food, Paris has well and truly earned its name as the ‘City of Light.’ A vivid blend of old and ultra-new, Paris is also France’s commercial and financial epicentre.
From the Arc de Triomphe to the Eiffel Tower, the banks of the Seine to the Champs-Elysees, Paris is full of iconic landmarks. Plunge underground and explore the catacombs, or marvel at the exquisite architecture of Notre Dame.
A flight to Paris with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover all that Paris has to offer.
Any trip to Paris wouldn’t be complete without visiting some of the city’s famous galleries and museums.
View some of the world’s foremost art treasures at Musée du Louvre, including the most famous paintings in the world - Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and the Venus de Milo of ancient Greece.
If your taste is more for modern art then explore the work of Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum.
Paris is also renowned for its exquisite fashion taste and shopping opportunities. boutiques of Saint Honore and Avenue Montaigne are the place to go to find the latest trends and designs.
As one of the world’s foremost cities of culture, you will find many leisure options on every corner in the city. Whether you’re looking for cabaret, theatre, live music or sports, you’ll rarely find that there’s nothing to do on a day or evening in Paris.
Flights to Paris with Qatar Airways land at Charles de Gaulle Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Paris please check the visa and passport requirements.
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