Congress venue

The congress will take place in:
Venue
Palais des Congrès de Paris
2 Place de la Porte Maillot
75017 Paris
France
Website

Public transportation
If you would like to buy your metro tickets or a pass transport in advance please visit this website.

How to get to the venue

Directions from and to the congress venue
When you come by public transport to the congress venue, please go to the following stops:
Subway station Porte Maillot
RER Porte Maillot
Bus 43, 73, 82, 244, PC1, PC3

Travelling from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Palais des Congrès de Paris
By train
- RER B, stop at “Chatelet Les Halles”
- then take RER A to “Charles de Gaulle/Etoile”
- then line 1 of the metro to “Porte Maillot/Palais des Congrès” (approximate travel time: 75 minutes)
By Air France or ADP shuttle bus
- take line 2 (buses go directly to “Porte Maillot/Palais des Congrès” or to the “Opéra” in the city centre)
- departure every 20 minutes from 06:00 to 22:00 costing €17 (approximate travel time: 1 hour).
By taxi
- approximate travel time to central Paris is 30/45 minutes depending on traffic. However, this can be as quick as 20 minutes after 21:00 from CDG to congress centre.

Travelling from Orly Airport to Palais des Congrès de Paris

By train
- high speed shuttle (Orlyval) to “Antony”
- RER B, stop at “Chatelet Les Halles”
- then take RER A to “Charles de Gaulle/Etoile”
- then line 1 of the metro to “Porte Maillot/Palais des Congrès” (approximate travel time: 60 minutes)
By the “Cars Air France”
- go to “Terminus Etoile”
- then line 1 of the metro to “Porte Maillot/Palais des Congrès”
- departure every 30 minutes from 06:00 to 23:00 (approximate travel time: 40-60 minutes)
By taxi
- approximate travel time to central Paris is 40-60 minutes depending on traffic.
Link to map with access to public transport.

Arriving by car
To Reach “Porte Maillot”, you need to drive on the inner/outer ring road and exit at “Boulevard Periphérique Ouest” (west beltway). There is direct access to the underground parking of the Palais des Congrès de Paris via Porte Maillot. Open 24 hours a day. Link to map with access by car.
Parking options by car
Yes, there is parking near the congress venue. You can leave your vehicles in the VINCI or INDIGO PARK, which can be accessed via place de la Porte Maillot. This is a public car park with capacity for 1,700 cars. Tel.: 01 40 68 00 11. Other parking spaces are: P.1 Maillot Gouvion Saint Cyr and P.2 Ternes, both a 10 minute walk to the congress venue. Link to map with parking options.

Travel whilst staying in Paris
The public transport infrastructure in Paris is very easy and convenient to navigate.
Metro
The metro is probably the best way to travel within the city. The Palais des Congrès de Paris is close to the “Porte Maillot” metro station. It runs from 05:30 to 01:00. You should keep your ticket until you leave the metro as you may need to show it /have it with you at some exit doors and in case of controls.
Line 1 of the metro (La Défense-Château de Vincennes) crosses the city from east to west and provides direct access to the Palais des Congrès de Paris “Porte Maillot” station.
Bus
They are slower than the metro at certain hours of the day depending on traffic, but the bus services are frequent during the day even if more irregular after 20:00 on some lines. Lines to “Porte Maillot”: 82 (Luxembourg-Neuilly), 73 (Concorde-La Défense), and PC1, PC2, PC3 (beltway lines).
Public transport tickets
Paris public transport is operated by the RATP and includes the metro subway system, RER trains, buses, night buses, Montmartre bus, and the Montmartre funicular railway, all of which accept the same tickets and passes.
You can purchase individual tickets, or a Paris Visite Metro Pass, available for 2, 3 or 5 consecutive days of unlimited travelling: these tickets were created especially for visitors they also include special offers and discounts of up to 35% at a variety of attractions in the Paris area. This makes travelling around the city very easy.
Tickets for public transport are available at subway stations, some bus terminals and registered retailers, usually tobacconists and bookshops, displaying the RATP sign.
Taxis
There are approximately 500 taxi stations on the city’s major avenues and boulevards. There is an initial fee for each ride. There is a taxi station located on the Avenue de la Grande Armée, right next to the Palais des Congrès de Paris: +33 (0)1 45 72 61 84.
The Airports’ specialist is: +33 (0)6 08 57 75 83 available 24 hours and 7/7 days (major credit cards accepted).

Link to map with access by foot to the venue