La Cité des Congrès de Nantes
5 Rue de Valmy
How to reach the venue
I’m arriving by plane
Nantes Atlantique Airport is located about 12 km from the Cité des Congrès. From there you can reach the Congress venue by shuttle bus, by a combination of bus and tram, or by taxi.
By shuttle bus
(image source: www.nantes.aeroport.fr)
The shuttle stop is situated on the pathway opposite the entrance to the airport check-in desks D. The shuttle runs every day between the airport and the Congress Center (stop ‘Lieu Unique’), taking about 25 minutes (depending on the traffic conditions).
• Every 20 minutes, Mondays through Saturdays.
From the airport: from 6:15 to 23:15
• Every 30 minutes, on Sundays and during public holidays.
From the airport: from 7:00 to 23:15
Please check the updated timetable and rates here. A one-way ticket costs €10 (2023 fees).
By bus + tram
Take bus 38 (direction: Greneraie) until Greneraie, then tram 4 (direction: Foch – Cathédrale) until Cité des Congrès. The whole trip takes about 40 minutes and costs €1,80 (or €2,50 if the ticket is purchased onboard - 2023 fees).
Please check the updated timetable and fares here.
Taxis are located just outside the exit of Hall 1. A trip to the Congress Center takes approximately 20 minutes and costs beween €30 to €35 (prices may vary).
I’m arriving by train
The train station SNCF Nantes/Gare Sud is located about 1 km from the Cité des Congrès. You can walk for 11 minutes or take bus 54, C2 or C3 for €1,80 (or €2,50 if the ticket is purchased onboard - 2023 fees).
The airport shuttle bus is also connecting the train station with the Congress Center (stop ‘Lieu Unique’), however a one-way ticket will cost you €10 (2023 fees).