Travel

Travel information

To France
Travelling to France gives you several opportunities by plane, train and car.

To Caen
The city of Caen is centrally located the region Normandy and has good connections by train or plane.

By train
Paris Saint Lazare- Caen Central Station : 1:50 or 2:08 hours
www.sncf.com

From Central Station to the conference venue
The total trip will take you about 15 minutes.

By Car
Caen University is easily accessible by car and there are plenty of parking facilities.

Motorways to Caen:
Paris – Caen (220 km) / A13
Rennes – Caen (190 km) / A84
Société des autoroutes Paris-Normandie
Phone :+33 (0)892 001 234 – www.sapn.fr

By Plane
Aéroport de Carpiquet
Tel : +33 (0)2 31 71 20 10
Phone : + 33 (0)2 31 26 01 92
www.caen.aeroport.fr

By Boat
There is a ferry connection between Caen and Portsmouth

Portsmouth – Caen Ouistreham
Ouistreham ferry terminal
Brittany Ferries :
Tel : +33 (0)825 828 828
www.brittany-ferries.fr

For more details on how to go to the Tour de France locations: Tour organisation

Travel in the city Caen
General information on travel by bus and tram in Caen and the region can be found at www.twisto.fr

By tram
A tram connects the central railway station/city centre with the university. The venue is located in Campus IV, which is stop “Claude Bloch/Campus IV” by tram.
Tram information: www.twisto.fr
The map: twisto_tram_carto

By bike
Caen offers excellent opportunities for cycling with plenty of cycling lanes in the city and the surroundings

Bike hire:
Velostation
4 rue de Vaucelles – 14000 CAEN
Tel: +33 (0)2 31 83 34 15
E-mail: 14caen@velostation.com
Website: www.velostation.com

Electrobike
24 rue du Havre – 14000 CAEN
Tel: +33 (0)2 31 24 38 59
Tel: +33 (0)6 72 96 46 24
E-mail: electrobike.caen@gmail.com
Website: www.electrobike-caen.fr