Find out how to get to SIMA. Routes, parking and easy access.

By public transport from Paris

  • Itinerary: Take RER line B – direction Aéroport Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and get off at the “Parc des Expositions” station.
  • Journey time: About 20 minutes from the centre of Paris; a train leaves every 7 minutes all day 7.00 am–8.00 pm.

By public transport from airports

Public transport from Paris-CDG airport

  • From Terminal 1: take the CDGVAL shuttle to the RER station at Roissypole
  • From Terminal 2: go to the TGV/RER station situated in the building (between terminals CD and EF), then take the RER – to Paris, and get off at the Parc des Expositions station
  • From Terminal 3: turn right out of the terminal building and walk 5 minutes to the RER station. Take the RER – direction Paris, and get off at the Parc des Expositions stop (the first stop)
  • From the TGV station: change for the RER, which leaves from the same station

Public transport from Paris-Orly airport

  • Itinerary: Take the Orlyval (automatic, light metro), change at Antony and take the RER line B – to Aéroport Charles de Gaulle. Get off at the “Parc des Expositions” station.
  • Journey time: About 50 minutes from Orly. Tickets can be purchased in all metro and RER stations.

Further information and advice

  • To facilitate your journey, remember to buy your RER return ticket in the morning to avoid queuing at the ticket desks in the evening, when the exhibition closes
  • Metro tickets are not valid for travelling on the RER up to the “Parc des Expositions”
  • RER tickets are neither exchangeable nor refundable

The “Villepinte” station does not serve the exhibition centre. To get to SIMA, get off at the following stop, “Parc des Expositions”. More information:

All the traffic news, calculation of your itinerary:

SNCF train

By train

A TGV station at Paris-CDG airport is located just a few minutes’ from the exhibition centre offering connections to other destinations in France.

To learn more about real-time train traffic, click here

By air

RER line B will take you to the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre from Paris-CDG and Paris-Orly airports.

From Paris-CDG, 2 options

  • 10 minutes by taxi
  • RER B (to Paris) and get off at the first stop: "Parc des Expositions"

From Paris-Orly

  • Take the Orlyval (automatic, light metro), change at Antony and take the RER line B – direction Aéroport Charles de Gaulle.
  • Get off at the “Parc des Expositions” station
Plane landing

Benefit from a special rate on your flight with AIR FRANCE KLM

Attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide.

  • Event: SIMA ID
  • Code: -
  • Travel Valid Period: - 
  • Event location: PARIS

Please visit the event website or access directly through: - coming soon

Proof of attendance-fare eligibility

At any point of their journey, passengers have to be able to justify the usage of the discounted AIR FRANCE-KLM Global Meetings & Events fares by showing the proof of attendance-fare eligibility document. Your participants will receive this document automatically when they book their tickets on our online booking platform

Car on a road between a forest and the sea

By road

The Exhibition Centre is on the A104 motorway, at the Parc des Expositions junction.

From Paris: GPS COORDINATES : Longitude 2°31'06''E – latitude: 48°58'03''N.Take the A1 or A3 motorways, then the A104 slip road – to Soissons. Follow signs to “Parc des Expositions”. In the event of congestion on the A1, take the Le Bourget exit and use the N2, N370 and CD40.

From Paris Bercy, Orly and the A6 motorway: Use the A4, then the A86 and A3 motorways.

From the north (Paris-CDG and Lille): From the A1 motorway, take the A104 towards Marne-la-Vallée, and exit at the Parc des Expositions junction.

From the east: From the A4 motorway, take the A104 northbound to Lille and exit at the Parc des Expositions junction.

Leaving the exhibition centre: Before leaving the exhibition centre, don’t forget to look at the electronic boards in the entrance hall of the exhibition centre, for regularly updated traffic information.


One park

Book easily your parking spot in advance with One park near SIMA.


Parclick helps you to find a parking spot near you’re the exhibition park


Book your hotel and benefit from preferential rates!

Preferential rates on your hotel booking during SIMA

Selected hotels and accommodation near the exhibition center or easily accessible by transport. Bnetwork has made a selection of hotels ideally located around Paris Nord Villepinte at preferential rates for SIMA to Sarah David at

Find all the accommodation offers on the booking platform: coming soon