Planning your trip

Useful information for delegates

Your time at Cannes Lions is precious so it pays to be prepared. Take a moment to read the helpful information below and for a hassle-free festival.


Any questions answered. From registration queries to questions about hotel bar access to upgrades and downgrades, check out our most frequently asked questions.

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Pick a pass

Festival passes are available to book online now. You can also pay in person at the festival. Some passes have limited availability, so we recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

See the breakdown of the passes and what access they include.

Travelling to Cannes

Most people arrive at the festival via the Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport, which is well served by major airlines.

The airport is approximately 45 minutes from Cannes in a taxi, and a journey costs €80. But there are lots of other options - from buses to helicopters.


We can help you find your home from home in Cannes.

Cannes Lions reserves the best accommodation in Cannes for official delegates. You will need to book a pass online to secure your room.

Picking up your badge

For 2018 the registration area is now located at the Gare Maritime.

When you arrive at the Palais des Festivals, follow the signs for Registration with your confirmation email and photo ID to collect your badge.

Festival first-timers

There's so much to see and do in Cannes. Get yourself prepared with all you need to know for your first trip to Cannes Lions with our top tips.

Everything you need to know from booking your pass, planning your time and what you can experience.