SIAL Paris

Getting to SIAL Paris by public transport

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Are you coming to SIAL by public transport? Get to the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte by RER B – alight at the "Parc des Expositions" station.

Public transport from Paris


Join line B of the RER – 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 7.00–20.00

Public transport from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport

  • If you are arriving at the CDG1 terminal: take the airport shuttle to the RER station in CDG2
  • If you are arriving by plane at the CDG2 terminal: go to the TGV/RER station situated in the building (between terminals CD and EF), then take the RER – direction Paris, and get off at the “Parc des Expositions” station
  • If you are arriving by TGV (fast train): change for the RER, which leaves from the same station.

The Roissy-Charles de Gaulle TGV station serves 50 towns in France.

Public transport from Orly airport


Take the Orlyval (automatic, light metro), change at Antony and take the RER line B – direction Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport. 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


The “Villepinte” station does not serve the Parc des Expositions. To reach SIAL, you must get off at the “Parc des Expositions” station. More information:

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SIAL advice for travelling safely

  • 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
  • The Parc des Expositions de Villepinte station is located on line B of the RER – you must pay Zone 4 – i.e. outside the centre of Paris, Ile de France – ticket prices  
  • Metro tickets are not valid for travelling on the RER up to the “Parc des Expositions”
  • RER tickets are neither exchangeable nor refundable