Québec City Convention Centre

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Practical InformationEverything You Need to Know about the Convention Centre!

For all the need to know info, see our practical information section. It’s full of important details to help you plan your trip to Québec City.

Getting to the Convention Centre

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

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.

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

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 7:59 a.m.: $10
    Weekdays – Maximum: $20
  • Delta underground parking
    Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 6:59 a.m.: $9
    24-hour maximum (daytime, reached after 4:31 p.m.): $18

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.

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. Convention Centre facilities, access, equipment, and services are adapted for all our visitors. The Centre is a secure facility and offers personalized greeting and support services to guests with disabilities.

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. The Québec City 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.

Do you have special needs? Plan your visit to the Convention Centre with the help of Jean-Pierre Roger, our head of reception services, at 4186497711 or at 1 888 679-4000, ext. 4067.

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