Travel & Venue

The symposium will take place at the Cité de Congrès, in Nantes, France.

Information on how to travel to Nantes and find the venue can be found here and below.

 

Access to Nantes city center

From Nantes airport:

There is a regular shuttle bus (every 20 minutes) which will take you directly to the city center (place de Commerce). Cost ~7.5 €. A taxi will cost 30-40 €.

From Charles de Gaulle airport (Paris):

There are not many flights to from Charles de Gaulle to Nantes. A good option is to take the train.

The train journey from Charles de Gaulle airport to Nantes takes 3h00. The airport railway station "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 – TGV" is located between terminals 2C-2D and 2E-2F.

There are also trains from the center of Paris (railway station Paris Montparnasse). To reach the station:

- Shuttle bus "Cars Air France Ligne 4" to Paris Montparnasse station: (~17 euros and >1 hour).

 or

- local train to Paris (RER) : from station "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 - TGV", take RER B, Change at station “Denfert-Rochereau” and take the subway (metro) line 6 direction “Charles de Gaulle-Etoile” and stop at “Montparnasse Bienvenue”. The trip will take about 1 hour.

More details on: Access airport Charles de Gaulle by rail

Trains to Nantes from Montparnasse station take around 2 hours.

From Orly airport (Paris):

If there is no convenient connecting flight to Nantes. The railway station for Nantes is Paris Montparnasse. The trip to Nantes takes around 2 hours.

- shuttle bus "Cars Air France Ligne 1" to Paris Montparnasse. Cost around 12 €

or

- Automatic subway Orlyval from airport, to metro station Antony (tickets available from machine at the station in airport: take a ticket to Paris central city, it is valid all the way through, fee: ~10€). At antony, take RER B direction “Mitry-Claye” or “Aéroport Charles de Gaulle”. Change at station “Denfert-Rochereau” and take the subway (metro) line 6 direction “Charles de Gaulle-Etoile” and stop at “Montparnasse Bienvenue”. The trip from the airport to Montparnasse station takes 40 mins.

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