The venue

Click on the map to view access information for each location :

1. GIP ARRONAX, 1 rue Aronnax, Saint-Herblain
2. Faculté des Sciences et des techniques, 2 chelmin de la Houssinière, Nantes
3. Centrale Nantes, 1 Rue de la Noë, Nantes
4. IRS-UN, 8 quai Moncousu, Nantes

Travelling to Nantes

Airport
Nantes Atlantique is an international airport (code IATA =NTE). The flight Paris-Nantes is 50min long.
Airport Shuttle
There is a direct public transportation shuttle from the airport to the city center, from 6h15 am to 23h15 pm, every 20 min. during the week, and 30 min on Sunday. It is a 20 min. trip; the fare is 9 € ; you can buy the ticket from the driver.

Train station
Nantes train station is only 2 hours from PARIS (Gare Montparnasse) by our fast train: TGV. There are more than twenty trains a day between Nantes and Paris, in each direction. There are also TGV connexions in Paris Airport train station (Charles de Gaule) direct to Nantes; it takes around three hours.
The train station is central, so you will be able to complete your trip by a walk to your hotel. Nevertheless, taxis will be available at the train station.
Public Transportation
The network of buses, tramway and busway is very dense in Nantes.
Public transportation is free during the week-end (Saturday and Sunday)
Taxis
Taxis are available at the airport to drive you to your hotel dowtown. The trip is around 11km long. The cost is between 25€ and 45€ depending on the day (week day or week-end), the hour (night fare differs from day fare) and traffic intensity.
You can book a taxi 24/24, 7/7, to ALLO TAXI NANTES Company by dialing: +33 240 69 22 22.
Not all taxis accept credit card; so you should mention it at booking if you want to pay with a card.

Some hotels in Nantes city center :

Hôtel BEST WESTERN***
Near Mediathèque, tramway line 1

Hôtel Kyriad Graslin***
Between Mediathèque and Graslin, near tramway line 1

Hôtel Nantes Ibis Centre Place Royale ***
Nantes Centre, near tramway lines 1 and 2

Park and Suites Bouffay***
Nantes Centre, near tramway lines 1 and 2