Congress Information


How to get to the city

By Air

Airport Avignon Caumont
8 kms from Avignon
All flight times on
Flights for Southampton (Flybe) : 4 return flights a week with connecting flights to Ireland and the Channel Islands- Flights for Exeter (Flybe) from April to October, 2 return flights a week.
Flights for Edinburgh (Jet2), from May to September, 3 return flights a week
Flights for Leeds (Jet2), from May to September, 3 return flights a week
Chartered flights
Air transport on request
Private flights, VIP space

Airport Marseille-Provence
57 international destinations
Including 32 European destinations.

Airport MP2
7 low cost airlines flying to 26 international towns in Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden.

Airport Nîmes-Arles-Camargue
Tel. + 33 (0)4 66 70 49 49
Fax. + 33 (0)4 66 70 91 24
Two daily air links from Nîmes-Londres Luton and four weekly airlinks from Nîmes/Liverpool.
3 weekly air links from Nîmes/East Midlands (Nottingham).
4 weekly air links from Nîmes / Bruxelles.

By Rail

Rail traffic information, timetables, tickets, telephone services.
Tel. 36 35 – 0.34€ a minute
Rail traffic information, timetables, tickets, telephone services and ticket booking on line
Gare Avignon TGV

Quartier de Courtine
TGV (high speed train) direct lines to Paris (2h40), Charles de Gaulle airport, Lille, Nantes, Rouen, Metz, Montpellier, Genève, Bruxelles, Lyon, Marne la Vallée, Rennes, Toulouse, Strasbourg.
Regular Train link to the city center.
>> hours (1.50 €, during : 4 min.)
Gare Avignon Centre

Boulevard Saint-Roch
Regional trains, Intercity lines and TGV (high speed train) to Paris (3h20), Eurostar Avignon-London during the summer period.

Auto train Avignon Sud
Chemin de la Poulasse
Tel. + 33 (0)4 90 27 81 70
Avignon – Paris : summer and winter.
TGV ticket office at the TGV station
From September to June,
From Monday to Saturday : 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Closed on Wednesday and certain Bank Holidays.
In July and August,
From Monday to Sunday
8.45 a.m. to-12.45 a.m. /2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

By Car

Centre national et régional d’information routière
(National and Regional road traffic information Center)
Tel: + 33 (0)8 26 022 022 (0.15 €/m)

Numerous car parks are available in Avignon.

Taxis Radio Avignonnais (Avignon Taxi Rank)
Porte de la République – Tourelle Est
Tel. + 33 (0)4 90 82 20 20

Autoroute A7
Exit Avignon Sud (Marseille, Nice, Italy)
Exit Avignon nord (Lyon, Paris)

Autoroute A9
Exit Remoulins (Nîmes, Montepellier, Spain)
RN 7 & RN 100

How to reach the venue

By Car
CENTRE DES CONGRÈS DU PALAIS DES PAPES CONGRESS CENTRE Adress: Palais des Papes, 84000 Avignon, Francia Avignon has many convenient parking lots. The 800-place parking lot at the Palace of the Popes leads directly to the Convention Centre  
By Public Transport
The closest stations to Centre Des Congrès are:
  • Porte De L Oulle is 550 meters away, 8 min walk
    • These Light Rail lines stop near Centre Des Congres:
      • Avignon – Centre – Marseille – St Charles
      • Avignon – TGV – Carpentras
      • Lyon – Part Dieu – Marseille – St Charles
  2. BUS
    • These Bus lines stop near Centre Des Congres:
      • Bus 057, LER 18, LER 22