How to get to Villepinte Exhibition Center?

Villepinte exhibition centerFor professional trade fairs or for the general public, the Villepinte exhibition center is much in demand (along with Le Bourget Exhibition center). Villepinte is ideally located 30 km (about 18 miles) from Paris, 10 km (about 6 miles) from Le Bourget airport and 7 km (about 4 miles), almost 15 min, from the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport.

Seine-Saint-Denis values these two fine exhibitions centers: Villepinte and Le Bourget.

Adresses of Exhibition centres

Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Center
96 Avenue de la Division Leclerc - 93350 Le Bourget

Paris-Nord Villepinte - Exhibition and convention Centre
ZAC Paris Nord 2 - 95970 Villepinte

Olympic and Paralympic Games at the Arena Paris Nord

Olympic Games events at the Arena Paris Nord (Villepinte), summer 2024>> During the 2 months of the Summer 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Villepinte exhibition center is called ARENA PARIS NORD <<

The sports to be held there are boxing from July 27 to August 4, 2024, Modern Pentathlon on August 8, 2024 and Seated Volleyball from August 29 to September 7, 2024.

Practical Information: transportation and hotels

When you come to Villepinte for a professional or general public exhibition or trade fair, prepare your trip in advance. Check out public transport details (RER, bus, taxi, personal vehicle or car rentals), and look for the nearby parking. You can book a hotel room close to Villepinte and the exhibition center.

Parking places for PMR (reduced mobility) are available at the visitors parking lot P1: 15 places, P2: 5 places, P3: 16 places. Exhibitors can equally have access to these « reduced mobility » parking places in Pe6 and Pe8. You can also contact the free shuttle service for PMR which runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and picks visitors up from their cars to bring them closer to the exhibition halls.

Camping-cars can be authorised in the visitor parking area but it is rare. 

Bus lines to the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte stop

- RATP line 350 from Porte de la Chapelle in Paris or from Charles de Gaulle Airport, "Parc des Expositions RER" stop
- RATP line 349 from Charles de Gaulle Airport - Roissypôle to the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, stop "Parc des Expositions RER" (terminus)

The RER is served by line B which crosses Paris from Antony (in connection with OrlyVal), Paris Nord stagion, to CDG Airport. Stop : Parc des Expositions

Roissy, Villepinte, Paris, le Bourget: RER B map

Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition center: RER B between Mitry-Claye - Airports CDG 1 and 2 and St Remy les Chevreuse

Take a look below at the map of the RER line B between Antony (near Orly) and Roissy CDG airport with the RER stations – rates and zones (ticket zones 1 to 5 for Paris)

RER B - Antony to Roissy CDG airport

Source: Sncf Transilien download all lines and timetables of RER,....

Departure from Gare du Nord Paris to get to the Villepinte exhibition center

You must go down to the third level of this Parisian station.

RER B - station Gare du Nord - quay 43Between Gare du Nord and the station Parc des expositions count 9 stops, which will take about 26 minutes and there is 1 train every 15 minutes (exit at the third level platform – quai 43) – direction Airports CDG 1 and 2

Metro and bus in case of disturbance on the RER B line to go to and from Paris & Villepinte exhibition center

In case of strike or disturbance which could prevent the RER B from running for a certain length of time, take the metro to Opera (at the corner of  rue Scribe and rue Auber facing Opera – subway lines 3, 7 or 8 – RER A station Auber) Line ROISSYBUS in direction of Charles de Gaulle T1 airport- exit at Terminal 1.

Take bus 38 Gare de l’Est to Porte de la Chapelle and take bus 350 - exit at the station Parc des expositions Villepinte and the same to go back. It takes about one hour for this trip.

Paris airports and how to get to Villepinte exhibition centre

Paris boasts three important airports one of which is used especially for private purposes,  business trips (jet, air-taxi) at le Bourget airport – the other two serve the general public: Roissy Charles de Gaulle and Orly

Transport from le Bourget airport to the Villepinte exhibition centre

Le Bourget airport Le Bourget airport located close to the Air and Space Museum is especially dedicated to business travel (private jets, aircraft and air-taxis,). The distance between the 2 sites is about 11 km (about 7 miles), about 15 to 20 minutes by car:
Take the N2 and then A1 direction Lille, 
A104 Parc des Expositions.
Take exit 1 (parc du Sausset) and stay on the road D40. 

By public transport, you must take the 152 bus to the RER line B 'Le Bourget station' which takes you to Parc des Exposition (direction CDG 2 airport), Count about 15 minutes by RER.

RER B is on strike, how to go from Le Bourget to Villepinte exhibition center?

In case of strike or disturbance on line B, take the 152 bus at the Bourget exhibition center to La Villette (Terminus 'Paris').

Once in Paris take the metro ligne 7 to Opera station and take the RoissyBus (at the corner of rue Scribe/rue Auber) stationed close to the Opera.
Get off the bus at Terminal 1 of CDG and then take the 350 bus - exit at Parc des Expositions.

The wait between the 152 bus varies, about 10 minutes on weekdays and about 15 mn on Saturdays and 20 mn on Sundays.

How to go from Roissy CDG airport to the Villepinte exhibition center

Roissy CDG airportConnections between Roissy CDG and Villepinte : Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport is located about 7 km (about 4 miles) from Villepinte exhibition center and is easily accessible by public transport. Take the RER B and get off at Parc des Expositions station (ticket fare :zone 4-5).

For a trip by taxi or car take the D88 direction exhibition Paris-Nord Villepinte (about 15 minutes).  

The organizers of the exhibitions offer free shuttle services from the airport to the exhibition center Paris-Nord Villepinte. Practical information about transport will be provided with your access badge to the exhibition center.

How to get from the airport Roissy CDG to the Villepinte exhibition center in event of a strike?

In case of strike or disturbance on the RER take the 350 bus from Terminal 1 Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport  direction Port de la Chapelle and get off at Parc des Expositions. 

From Terminal 2 at CDG take the RATP bus CIF n°39 in direction of Vert-Galant- get off at Parc des Expositions.

From Orly to the Villepinte exhibition center

Orly airportOrly airport is located in the south of Paris but you can get to Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition centre by first taking Orlyval to Antony.

At the station 'Antony' take the line RER B to Parc des Expositions (direction CDG 2), count about one hour, buy a ticket fare for zones 1 to 5).

The distance by car to the exhibition center from Orly is about 40 kilometers depending on your itinerary:
Take the highway A6B / E15 / E50 and then the boulevard périphérique, take A3 in direction of 'Charles de Gaulle', follow the A104 to parc des expositions in Villepinte (count one hour minimum).

How to get from Orly to Villepinte exhibition center in case of transport problems or strike ?

In case of major disturbance on RER B; we advise you to take the Bus Direct from Orly sud - Line 3 in direction of CDG.
Once at CDG T2 take bus CIF n°39 in direction of Vert-Galant – exit at Parc des Expositions. 

How to go from Gare du Nord to Orly airport?

Gare du Nord to Orly airport (Orlyval)From Gare du Nord to Orly, go down to the third level platform 42 in direction of St Rémy-les-Chevreuse Orly airport (ticket fare, zone 1 à 3 to Antony but you must buy the Orlyval ticket before boarding).

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