Getting here 2012


 


    Getting to Paris
    
    There are three common ways to get to Paris: by road, rail or air.
    If you choose railway, then depending on where you are coming from your terminal station may be one of the following:
                    Gare d'Austerlitz
                    Gare de Bercy
                    Gare de l'Est
                    Gare de Lyon
                    Gare de Massy
                    Gare Montparnasse
                    Gare du Nord
                    Gare Saint-Lazare
    If you travel by air, then you will probably land at one of the airports:
                    Airport Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle
                    Airport Paris-Orly
                    Airport Paris-Beauvais
    You can find cheap flights to Paris on
Lufthansa,  Austrian,  EasyJet,  Norwegian,  Skyeurope,  Wizzair and others.


    Getting to the University campus 

    The exact address at which the tournament will be held is  
Building 425
University Paris-Sud 11
91400 Orsay, FRANCE
    In order to get here, you will need to take the RER B line to "Orsay-Ville" (before taking a train, verify on the lighting panel that it stops at Orsay-Ville). The campus is located 200 meters from the station. See a campus' plan and a satellite view.
    Remark: A ticket from Paris to Orsay-Ville is valid for all interconnections metro-metro and metro-RER along your way. You have to keep your ticket till the end of the trip. One ticket Paris - Orsay costs 3.60€, ten tickets cost 28.80€.  

    From Gare d'Austerlitz   ∗ 45 minutes
  1. Get to the RER C line's station and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the RER C line to St-Michel-Notre-Dame (direction St-Quentin-en-Yvelines, or Versailles-Rive-Gauche, or Pontoise
  3. Switch to the RER B to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Gare de Bercy   ∗ 50 minutes
  1. Get to the metro line 6 and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the metro line 6 to Denfert-Rochereau (direction Charles-de-Gaulle-Etoile
  3. Switch to the RER B to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Gare de l'Est   ∗ 50 minutes
  1. Walk 400 meters to the RER B line's station Gare-du-Nord and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the RER B line to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Gare de Lyon   ∗ 40 minutes
  1. Get to the RER A line's station and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the RER A line to Chatelet-Les-Halles (direction St-Germain-en-Laye, or Cergy, or Poissy
  3. Switch to the RER B to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Gare de Massy   ∗ 15 minutes
  1. Walk 50 meters to the RER B line's station Massy-Palaiseau and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 1.50€ / 10 tickets = 12.00€ 
  2. Take the RER B line to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Gare de Montparnasse   ∗ 40 minutes
  1. Get to the metro line 4 and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the metro line 4 to Denfert-Rochereau (direction Porte-d'Orleans
  3. Switch to the RER B to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Gare du Nord   ∗ 40 minutes
  1. Get to the RER B line's station and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the RER B line to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From Saint-Lazare   ∗ 55 minutes
  1. Get to the metro line 14 and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε], 1 ticket = 3.60€ / 10 tickets = 28.80€ 
  2. Take the metro line 14 to Chatelet (direction Olympiades
  3. Switch to the RER B to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    
From the 
Airport Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle   ∗ 1 hour 15 minutes
  1. Get to the RER B line's station by following directions at the airport
  2. Buy tickets to Orsay [orsε],  1 ticket = 11.90€ / 10 tickets = 95.20€ 
  3. Take the RER B line to Orsay-Ville (dir. Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)
    From the Airport Paris-Orly
   ∗ 40 minutes
  1. Take an Orlyval shuttle to Antony,  1 ticket = 7.40€
  2. Switch to the RER B line to Orsay-Ville (direction Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse),  1 ticket = 2.10€ / 10 tickets = 16.80€
    From the Airport Paris-Beauvais   ∗ 2 hours 15 minutes
  1. Take a bus to Porte-Maillot, 1 ticket = 14€
  2. Get to the metro line 1 and buy tickets to Orsay [orsε],  1 ticket = 11.90€ / 10 tickets = 95.20€ 
  3. Take the metro line 1 to Charles-de-Gaulle-Etoile (direction Chateau-de-Vincennes)
  4. Switch to the RER A line to Chatelet-Les-Halles (direction Marne-la-Vallee or Boissy-Saint-Leger)
  5. Switch to the RER B line to Orsay-Ville (direction Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse)


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David Zmiaikou,
Jun 25, 2012, 12:00 AM