Paris, the capital city of France, has always been synonymous with fashion. You can
choose to look into any corner of the cosmopolitan city and will come back uber
impressed with its ability to synthesise the modern and the old. Paris seems to have
it all - from quirky home-ware shops and fancy concept stores to vintage shops and
flea markets; from cosy corner coffee shops and bakeries to Michelin star
restaurants doling out gastronomical delights. A pair of comfortable shoes is what
it would ideally take for you to witness the sites of this city of thousand walks
which boasts of the Louvre - one of the world’s biggest museums, the exquisite park
Jardin des Tuileries, Notre Dame cathedral, the Eiffel tower and many more such
Did you know that the oldest monument in Paris, the Luxor Obelisk, is also the
largest sundial in the world? The obelisk is a granite column rising up to 23 meters
and is decorated with hieroglyphics celebrating the reign of King Ramses II. This
was gifted to the French by the Egyptian king Muhammad Ali and arrived in Paris from
there in 1833.
How to reach Paris from Melbourne
The distance from Melbourne to Paris is 16,790 km. Paris has three main airports
namely, Paris Beauvais, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly, though passengers
flying in from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport
will fly into the Charles de
Gaulle Airport. Many airlines such as Qantas, Air France, Singapore Airlines, Cathay
Pacific, Etihad, JAL etc., fly this route and stopover at either one or two
Best time to travel
The city of Paris receives about 27 million visitors per year, so it won’t be wrong
to say that the city is bustling throughout the year, though the fall (September to
November) and the spring time (April-June) are the best times to visit the city of
lights. Summer (June - August) is the height of the tourist season in Paris when
locals flee and tourists throng the city. Summer attractions include the outdoor
jazz festival at Parc Floral, Fete de la Musique and the sweeping sales. The city
also looks lovely during December when it is all lit up for Christmas and calls for
heavy but chic coats to ward off the winter chill.
Etihad and British Airways are the popular carriers flying from Melbourne to Paris.
Virgin Asia, Turkish Airlines, Qantas Airways
are other common airlines. British
hospitality will make your ride comfortable aboard British Airways flights. Spacious
seats, quiet cabins and soft lighting will make your journey pleasant and
• Which airlines offer cheap air
tickets from Melbourne?
Many fliers fly on this route or codeshare a journey from Melbourne to Paris. Some
of the options you can consider are Qantas, Air France
, Lufthansa and British Airways
• What is the time taken to reach from Melbourne to Paris?
The average time taken is around 22 hours 35 minutes.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from
Melbourne to Paris?
There are no non-stop flights from Melbourne to Paris and fliers on this route will
stopover at either one or two transport hubs, usually, Hong Kong, Singapore or
• When is the first flight from Melbourne to Paris?
The earliest flight, a Thai Airways International offering, leaves Melbourne at
• When is the last flight from Melbourne to Paris?
China South Airlines provides the last flight out, at 11.30 PM.
• What are the airport codes for Melbourne to Paris?
The airport codes are - MEL for Melbourne Tullamarine and CDG for Charles de Gaulle
airport in Paris.
• What is the time difference between Melbourne to Paris?
Paris is eight hours behind Melbourne.
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. Happy traveling!