Travel

La Cité : How to get there ? Located in the city centre, just a 5-minute walk from the high-speed train station (South exit) and a 20-minute shuttle ride from the airport, La Cité is served by excellent transport links:

  • Tram: line 1 - « Duchesse Anne - Château des Ducs de Bretagne » tram stop, one stop from the TGV railway station (North exit).
  • Airport / city centre shuttle bus: every 20 minutes, 7,50 € - « Cité Internationale des Congrès » stop (Shuttle timing).
  • Busway: line 4 - « Cité Internationale des Congrès » stop.
  • Bicloo self-service bikes and Marguerite self-service cars: stations at La Cité.
  • 450 parking spaces are available underneath La Cité and 2,000 additional parking spaces in close walking distance. Exhibitors are allocated a temporary parking area with direct access to la Cité’s exhibition areas.
Travelling to and from Nantes By air ...
  • Nantes Airport information
  • People coming from abroad and who's fly arrives in Paris should check if there is a possibility of air connection to Nantes Airport.
  • From Nantes Airport, you may use the shuttle (7,50 € ; Shuttle timing) or a taxi (25 to 35 €) to get in the center of Nantes city.
By train...
  • Information on : http://www.voyages-sncf.com
  • From Paris (Gare Montparnasse) to Nantes, you will have at least one departure per hour, and the train trip will take 2h10.
  • To join the city centre from Nantes train station, take "Sortie Nord" where you can get a tramway line 1, direction Françaois Mitterand, and get off at "Commerce" station.
Moving down town with the tramway...