The UbuCon Europe 2017 takes place at the Cité des sciences in Paris, France from 8th to 10th Sepembre! It will be at the level -1, near the Carrefour Numérique².

Carrefour Numérique²
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Pont-de-Flandre
Paris, Île-de-France


Prices and availability of the accomodations in Paris strongly depend on exhibitions/trade fairs taking place in Paris but the end of the summer holidays should helps. Booking early is strongly advised.

We want to provide more accommodation & help for Ubuntu Members, contact Rudy if you need more information on that topics.

Travel information

Air travel

La Cité des sciences is located in the north of the city of Paris. Paris can be easily reached via several airports

  • Aéroport de Roissy Charles-de-Gaule (CDG) ~60-90min
    •  by train RER B from Airport station to "Gare du nord" (all trains stop at all in Paris stops) then, using same ticket, find the Métro 2 until station "Stalingrad", and finaly, still with the same ticket, Métro 7 until "Porte de la Villette" (<5€). Find the full route here.
  • Aéroport d'Orly (ORY) ~60-90min
    • by Tram T7 Airport station to "Villejuif - Aragon", Métro 7 until "Porte de la Villette" (<5€). Find the full route here.
  • Aéroport de Bauvais (BVA) ~120min
    • >60min By a private shuttle (~20€) + Métro 1 from "Porte Maillot" to "Palais Royale (Musée du Louvre)" then, with the same ticket, find Métro 7 until "Porte de la Villette". Find the full route here.

Internationnal Train

There are many international train station in Paris. You might want to select "Paris all station" in the destination field so it will match automaticly regarding your deparure station on this website.


  • Search for direction "Paris", then "Porte de la Villette".


  • There is a car park inside la Cité des sciences (fees to be applyed).
  • Other park can be found in Paris

Public transportation

Paris has metro lines, trams and busses. La cité des sciences is closely located and nearby the station "Porte de la Villette". You can find a route trhought the website of the company behind the transportation at

Public transport prices:


Taxi can be booked online via website, apps, phone, or just by shaking hand with the thumb up!


You can rent a bike like "Velib" in Paris. There are station every 300 metres to take or drop your bike as many time as your want for with a 1-day ticket that cost 1.70€.