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Transport

ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology



 

Official airlines partners

Attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide.
Event: ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology
ID Code: 35113AF
Travel Valid Period: 24/08/2019 to 11/09/2019
Event location: PARIS

Please visit the Air France KLM Global Meetings and Events website to help you book your flight.

 

Congress venue address


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Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

1 place de la Porte de Versailles

75015 Paris

France

The Congress venue is in the heart of the capital with all of Paris nearby.

The extensive public transport network makes getting around easy and convenient.

 

From/to the main airports

Thanks to our Paris city partners, we are glad to announce that free shuttles will run from the 2 main airports (Orly and Charles-De-Gaulle) and the Congress venue.

From Orly Airport - 15km distance

By free shuttle buses:
  • Shuttle buses will run from and to Orly airport and the congress venue every 30 minutes - 30 minutes' drive (depending on the traffic, this estimated time can be much longer)
  • At the airport they will be located near Terminal 1 and will run on:
    Friday 30 August from 11:00 to 15:00
    Saturday 31 August from 08:00 to 15:00
  • At the congress venue, they will be located at the Main entrance and will run on:
    Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 September from 15:00 to 19:00
    Wednesday 4 September from 11:00 to 15:00
By taxi
  • 30 minutes (depending on the traffic, this estimated time can be much longer) Flat rate: €30/€35 - Taxis can be found directly in front of the airport’s terminals.
    At Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, taxis will be located Porte A.
By public transport
  • 30 minutes - Rate from €8,30
  • Take the “Orlyval” and get off at "Antony" or take the “Orlybus” and get off at "Denfert-Rochereau"
  • Transfer to the RER B and get off at "Cité Universitaire"
  • From there take the tramway T3
  • Stop at "Porte de Versailles - Parc des expositions"

From Charles-De-Gaulle (CDG) Airport - 35km distance

By free shuttle buses
  • Shuttle buses will run from and to CDG and the congress venue every 30 minutes - 45 minutes' drive (depending on the traffic, this estimated time can be much longer)
  • At the airport they will be located at terminals T1, T2D and T2F and will run on:
    Friday 30 August from 11:00 to 15:00
    Saturday 31 August from 08:00 to 15:00
  • At the congress venue, they will be located at the Main entrance and will run on:
    Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 September from 15:00 to 19:00
    Wednesday 4 September from 11:00 to 15:00
By taxi
  • 45 minutes (depending on the traffic, this estimated time can be much longer) Flat rate: €50/€55 - Taxis can be found directly in front of the airport’s terminals.
    At Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, taxis will be located Porte A.
By public transport
  • 60 minutes - Rate from €10,30
  • Take the RER B direction “Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse” or "Massy-Palaiseau" and get off at "Cité Universitaire"
  • From there, take the tramway T3 direction "Pont du Garigliano"
  • Stop at "Porte de Versailles - Parc des Expositions"
    OR
  • Take the “RoissyBus” and get off at "Paris - Opéra"
  • Transfer to the metro line 8 direction "Balard" and get off at "Madeleine"
  • Transfer to metro line 12 direction "Mairie d’Issy"
  • Stop at "Porte de Versailles - Parc des Expositions"

To / From train stations

Gare de Lyon

By taxi (depending on the traffic): 25 minutes

By public transport: 35 minutes

Gare du Nord

By taxi (depending on the traffic): 35 minutes

By public transport: 35 minutes

 

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More on Public transport

Metro

The nearest metro station to the Congress venue is "Porte de Versailles" (Metro line 12 direction "Mairie d'Issy") - You can also stop at station "Ballard" on line 8

The Metro (indicated by a large letter ‘M’) is the cheapest, easiest and fastest way to get around Paris.

Metros start running every day at around 6:00 and stop at around 00:45 (from Sunday to Thursday) or at 1:45 (on Friday and Saturday).

At peak hours, metros run every 2 minutes.

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Access the Metro map online

RER (Regional Express Railway)

The RER train network consists of 5 lines that serve Paris and the Paris region (Ile-de-France).

RER trains start running at approximately 6:00 am and stop running at around 00:45 every day – including public holidays.

Map of RER

Tramway

Paris has 4 tramway lines serving the perimeter of the city: T1, T2, T3, T4.
Tram tickets are the same as those used on the metro and the RER in Paris.

The nearest station to the Congress venue is "Porte de Versailles – Parc des Expositions" - (Tramway lines T2 or T3A)

Bus

The nearest stop is the station "Porte de Versailles - Parc des Expositions" on line 80. You can also stop at station "Desnouettes" on line 39.

For an idea of your journey time, allow around 5 minutes per stop, sometimes more if the traffic is busy.
Buses operate from Monday to Saturday from around 7:00 until 20:30. Some lines operate in the evening between 20:30 and 00:30, in particular, those departing from stations or which serve major metro/RER interchanges.

Bus map in PDF format

Taxi

Taxis can be taken from everywhere in Paris and around Paris. We would like to insist on the importance of taking official licensed taxis. Also please take into consideration that you can be held up in a lot of traffic.
At Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, taxis will be located Porte A.

All details and guidelines about taxis and chauffeur-driven vehicles in Paris

Public Transport Tickets

Public transport tickets can be purchased in advance through the online individual registration page or onsite at the congress venue at the Transport tickets sale desks, located in the Registration Hall (Zone 7), from Friday 30 August 2019 onwards.

A set of 10 t+ tickets (10 journeys) at a cost of €14,90 allows you to travel using the metro, the RER in zone 1, the Île-de-France region’s bus lines (except Orlybus and Roissybus), the tramways, and the Montmartre funicular.

Once validated, the t+ ticket allows you to make as many transfers as you want on the metro and RER networks for 2 hours (after the first validation), and for 90 minutes on the bus and tram networks (between the first and last validation).

The following transfers are possible:

  • metro/metro for 2 hours, following the first validation;
  • metro/RER and RER/RER within Paris, for 2 hours between the 1st and last validation;
  • bus/bus (including transfers between the RATP network), for 90 minutes between the 1st and last validation;
  • bus/tram and tram/tram, for 90 minutes between the 1st and last validation.

To calculate your itinerary, get information about timetables or the traffic, please visit: https://www.ratp.fr/en

Note: If you have a problem with your ticket, please just present yourself to any station where an agent will take care of the exchange.

Companies/Groups can pre-order transport tickets in advance (minimum order 10 sets of 10 t+ tickets) by sending their request to: transport-ticket@escardio.org