Practical information

Conference venue

Le Corum
Esplanade Charles De Gaulle
34000 Montpellier
Phone : +33 0(4) 67 61 67 61
Fax. : +33 0(4) 67 61 67 00

The Convention Center (named Le Corum) is ideally located in dowtown Montpellier, with a 10 minutes walk from the train station and surrounded by several hotels.

To get to Montpellier

Located in the south of France, on the Mediterranean arc, Montpellier is easily accessible.
The city is served by the A9 and A75 motorway, the international Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport is 8 km away from downtown Montpellier and the Montpellier Saint-Roch train station also located downtown is 200 meters away from the Comedy Plazza.

To get to Montpellier by motorway

Montpellier is mainly served by two motorways: A9 and A75.

Distance/Time ride between Montpellier and the main French and European cities:

Paris7h40750 Km
Marseille1h40170 Km
Lyon2h50305 Km
Nice3h10325 Km
Toulouse2h15240 Km
Bordeaux4h20480 Km
Barcelone3h05340 Km
Milan5h50640 Km

To get to the Corum by car

Motorway A9 - exit n°29 Montpellier-East
Follow Montpellier Direction – Historical Center – The Corum
GPS Address: Lat : 43.62 - Long : 3.89

Underground toll parking : 500 spots
There is a drop-off on the west side of the building, close to the bus deposit.

Pedestrian access to the Convention Center:
Offices entry through l’Esplanade Charles de Gaulle – South side
Entry level 0: West side, close to the bus deposit
Entry level 1: East side

Tramway access

Lignes 1 – 2 – 4 – Stop at the Corum station
There is a 10 minutes walk from this stop to the Convention Center
Phone: +33 (0)4 67 22 87 87

To get to Montpellier by train

From Paris (Gare de Lyon) there is a 3 hours and 30 minutes TGV ride.
From Marseille (Gare Saint Charles) there is a 2 hours TER ride with a stop at the Avignon station.
From Lyon (Gare Lyon Part Dieu) there is a 1 hour and 50 minutes TGV ride.

For further information about the train prices:
Phone : 36 35 (every day from 7:00am to 10:00pm)

A SNCF voucher "Congress and Exhibitions" will be sent on request after registration. It provides up to 20% discount on a 1st and 2nd class return journey in France. Do not forget to bring your SNCF voucher during your trip.

To get to Montpellier with the plane

There is a direct line from Paris to Montpellier (Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport) with about a one hour flight.
A bus will take you from the airport to downtown Montpellier (stop at the Europe Plaza) within a 15 minutes ride. You can buy the ticket directly in the bus.
Download the bus line schedule.

Air France - KLM

AIR FRANCE - KLM Global Meetings

  • Event ID: 25098AF
  • Valid for travel from 30/09/2015 to 16/10/2015

Attractive discounts on a wide range of airfares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide**.

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  • issue your electronic ticket*,
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To get to Montpellier by shuttle

It is possible to get to Montpellier from the surrounding cities by shuttle.

Public transportation

To travel in the city you can use the tramway and bus network. For further information look at the Tam website : or call the +33 (0)4 67 22 87 87.


Taxis du Sud:
Phone: +33 (0)4 67 42 80 00

Taxis Bleus du Midi:
Phone: +33 (0)4 67 10 00 00
Phone: +33 (0)4 67 03 20 00

Tourist Information

Open seven days a week and located in the city center, the Tourism Office is at the intersection of the Comedy Plazza, the Charles de Gaule esplanade walk and the Polygone shopping center. This location is the perfect starting point for a Montpellier discovery.

For further information you can call the Tourism Office of Montpellier.
Phone: +33 (0)4 67 60 60 60

Tourism Office

Place de la Comédie
30 allée Jean de Lattre de Tassigny
34000 Montpellier


Montpellier climate is typically Mediterranean. Thus, raining days are not very frequent but showers can be violent, specially in autumn (from Septembre to December): we call this periode the Cevennes episode.

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