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Venue

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Getting to the Convention Centre

1000, boul. René-Lévesque
EstQuébec (Québec) G1R 5T8

Getting to Québec City

Jean Lesage International Airport is just 20 minutes away from the Convention Centre. Our section on Getting here explains how to travel to Québec City by car, train, plane, or bus.

Getting to the Québec City Convention Centre

The Québec City Convention Centre is completely central:

  • Just 20 minutes by car from Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), which offers over 350 flights each week, many of them direct

  • Just 10 minutes from the bus and train station (Gare du Palais)

  • Within walking distance (5–20 minutes) of numerous natural, cultural, and historic sites and attractions (Old Québec, the Plains of Abraham, Parliament Hill, the Old Port, the Petit Champlain district, the gallery district, Saint-Roch, and Grande Allée)

  • Just 30 minutes from the great outdoors and a wealth of outdoor activities in beautiful surroundings

Getting around
In Town

Public Transport

Get around safely and sustainably with Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC), Québec City’s public transit system.

RTC offers passes for unlimited travel on weekends or for five consecutive days—very handy for getting around the city during a convention.

Free parking with Park-O-Bus

Enjoy the convenience of driving and taking public transit. Park your car in a free, designated parking and use public transit to easily get to the Québec City Convention Centre. Click here to plan your Park-O-Bus itinerary. 

àVélo, e-bike-sharing service

The e-bike-sharing service, àVélo, offered by the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC), Québec City’s public transit services, is now available in Québec. You can use electric bikes for short trips around the city from spring through fall.  There are stations near the Québec City Convention Centre.

By foot or bike

Given the Convention Centre’s terrific location amidst major hotels and steps away from Old Québec, walking is always a great active transportation option.

Cyclists can use the bike racks located at the Convention Centre’s main entrance at 1000 René-Lévesque Est, as well as those located at the entrance to the Indigo parking lot at Place Québec (rue Saint-Joachim).

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Parking

A pedestrian tunnel links the Québec City Convention Centre to four indoor parking lots with a total of 4,175 parking spaces. The car parks are managed by Indigo and Société Parc-Auto du Québec.

Indigo Rates

  • Place Québec underground parking
    Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 6:59 a.m.: $12
    Weekdays – Maximum: $25

  • Delta underground parking
    Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 6:59 a.m.: $12
    Weekdays – 24-hour maximum (daytime, reached after 4:31 p.m.): $20

Société Parc-Auto du Québec

  • Place d’Youville underground parking

  • Édifice Marie-Guyart underground parking

Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 7:59 a.m.: $12
Weekdays – Maximum: $18

Street level Pay Parking

Meter parking is available on the streets around the Centre and in various areas throughout the city. The PayandGo pay stations make it quick and easy to park on the street. Pay parking is generally in effect Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Use the COPILOTE mobile app to pay for any Québec City parking spot equipped with a meter or pay station, whether it’s on the street or in a parking lot. No fees apply. Copilote also lets you add money to your meter remotely, so you never have to dash back to the meter.

Charging Stations – Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle owners can charge their car at Circuit électrique’s 240V charging station in the Place Québec parking lot operated by Indigo and directly connected to the Québec City Convention Centre. There are two parking spots for the charger: a service spot while the car is hooked up and a vacant spot for the wait time after the car is charged.

Free WiFi

The Québec City Convention Centre offers free wall-to-wall WiFi at all times throughout its facility. Stay connected at all times with 15 Mbps connection and unlimited data transfer. Coverage is available in every room and common area, with absolutely no dead zones.

Free WiFi is also available in the Desjardins Promenade outside the Centre courtesy of ZAP Québec.

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Accessibility

The Québec City Convention Centre meets the standards of the National Building Code of Canada and the American Disability Act and is rated “accessible to persons with a physical impairment” by Kéroul. The Convention Centre has an action plan to meet the needs of the mobility impaired and is proud to be an inclusive and fully accessible facility. 

Accessible to Persons with a Physical Impairment

The Québec City Centre’s facilities are rated “accessible to persons with a physical impairment.” This means that the Centre meets all of the accessibility requirements established by Kéroul, a recognized organization that works to make tourism and culture accessible to persons with restricted physical ability. Convention Centre facilities, access, and equipment are adapted for all our visitors. The Centre is a secure facility and offers personalized greeting and support services to guests with disabilities.

Wheelchair available

To make your life easier, we have wheelchairs available for your use at the Convention Centre. You only need to leave an identity card. Visit the ticket office or reception.

Special needs

Do you have special needs? Plan your visit to the Convention Centre with the help of Jean-Pierre Roger, our Head of Greeting Services, at 418 644-4000 or at 1 888 679-4000.

 

Restaurants

The Québec City Convention Centre is just minutes away from dozens of restaurants of every kind and price range.Home to French restaurants, microbreweries, bistros, sidewalk cafés and much more, the city has earned an outstanding reputation for its innovative cuisine, fine regional products, and creative artisans and chefs.

Light meals are available at the Convention Centre at Le Lounge* restaurant and the Petit Café*.

The Centre is part of a complex that has two restaurants, Le Subtil and La Prep, and a convenience store.

*Closed until futher notice.

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