Arrive in the beautiful city of Paris after a luxury journey with one of the world’s best 5-star airlines. Choose flights from Johannesburg to Paris with Qatar Airways and expect the very best – from delicious, freshly prepared cuisine to top quality in-flight entertainment. Whether you are visiting the famous City of Light for business or pleasure, arrive in style when you travel with Qatar Airways.
The beautiful city of Paris offers visitors a modern, cosmopolitan atmosphere, high culture and luxury hotels, restaurants and shopping centres. Situated on the river Seine, Paris manages to be both quietly elegant and lively and vibrant. In this remarkable city you will discover the traditional café culture alongside contemporary shopping centres, and magnificent historical landmarks beside modern buildings. Paris is a key business centre and welcomes business travellers as well as tourists, who marvel at this beautiful European capital city.
The Rainbow Nation’s capital is served by Johannesburg International Airport – an airport with a reputation for excellence. Also known as OR Tambo International Airport, it is named after Oliver Reginald Tambo, a leading anti-apartheid politician.
The airport, despite being the largest in South Africa, is friendly and efficient, offering visitors a pleasant and smooth departure point. Passengers flying from Johannesburg with Qatar Airways will find the process to be smooth, professional and quick, making the airport a great departure point for both business and leisure travellers.
Transportation and parking
Public transport to and from the airport is excellent. The high-speed Gautrain runs between the airport, Malboro and Sandton and takes between 10-15 minutes.
The Magic Bus operates regular services to and from Sun City and other major locations in the city. The airport Shuttle services Airport Link and EZ Shuttle provide door-to-door shuttle services from city destinations to the airport.
Official taxis operate from key locations in the city, with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes to the airport, depending on departure point and the traffic conditions (be aware that early morning and evening rush hour traffic in the city can be very congested, so if you are travelling during this period allow extra time for your journey).
There are plenty of car parks offering both short and long-term parking around the airport, including an underground facility as well as outdoor and covered areas. Bus links are available from the furthest car parks to the terminal.
Arriving at Johannesburg
Passengers flying from Johannesburg with Qatar Airways will depart from Terminal A. It is important to ensure that you arrive at the correct terminal, as there are currently six in operation at the airport.
Terminals A1 and A2 are for International passengers. Because of the size of the airport, it is important to allow plenty of time before your plane is due to depart, so ensure you arrive at the terminal at least two hours before your flight is due to depart.
Facilities and amenities
The airport has exceptionally good facilities, ranging from a large retail area and food court to conference and business facilities. Wireless internet access is available in international departure areas, and there is also an on-site post office and mobile phone hire available.
Food outlets include cafés and juice bars, steak houses and fast food restaurants, and a wide-ranging retail sector includes everything from travel accessories and luxury goods through to jewellery, clothing and Duty Free.
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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