TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION
Accommodations : The participants will be hosted at hotel "Le Clos Beaumois" from the 25th till the 30th of August 2019.
Reaching Caen : Caen is located in the north west of France, approximately 220km from Paris, close to Chanel sea shore. The easiest way to come for most participants will be to reach Paris (by flight or train) and then take a train to Caen from Saint Lazare train station. There are trains to Caen approximately every 2 hours, and the from 6am till 8pm.
2 hours from Paris St Lazare Station, 13, Rue d'Amsterdam, 75008 Paris
In order to book your tickets, please check the SNCF website:
By car :
Paris-Caen (220 km) / A13
Rennes-Caen (190 km) / A84
The Ouistreham Harbour (15km from Caen) has connection with Porthsmouth three times a day during summer time. It is connected to Caen by buses.
Brittany Ferries: https://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk
By Plane :
Few flights connect Caen with Paris or Lyon each day. There are also flights to London afew times per weekµ. It is usually cheaper to fly to Paris and then reach Caen by train. From Caen airport, you can take a bus to the city center or a taxi. If you land in Paris, either in Charles de Gaulle airport or in Orly airport, notice that it will take you around 1h – 1h30 to reach Saint Lazare train station in the center of Paris.
Some low cost companies land in Beauvais, which is away from Paris. You will have to take a bus to reach the Porte Maillot in Paris (approximately 1h15 minutes)
- Aéroport de Carpiquet (CAEN) https://caen-airport.com
- Aéroports de Paris http://www.aeroportsdeparis.fr/ADP/en-gb/passagers/home/
- Aéroport de Bauvais http://www.aeroportbeauvais.com/index.php?lang=eng
Metro in Paris and its suburb: http://www.ratp.fr/en/ratp/c_21879/tourists/
Travelling in and around Caen : A tramway line will easily bring you from the train station to the university.
In Caen, buses and tramway : http://twisto.cartographie.pro/v1.1/
Around Caen (if you arrive in Ouistreham): http://www.busverts.fr/
Taxi abeille : +33(0) 2 31 52 17 89