Arriving in Paris by air

The two main Paris airports are Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly (ORY). RER line B (from CDG) or Orlybus (from Orly) brings you to Paris, e.g. Denfert-Rochereau station. The conference location is close to Châtelet-Les Halles station, which is the main transportation hub in Paris.

RER B from Roissy to Denfert-Rochereau / Orlybus from Orly to Denfert-Rochereau
Paris metro map

Arriving in Paris by rail

Paris is one of the most connected city in Europe by rail, major international train stations include Gare du Nord (UK, Belgium, Netherlands), Gare de l’Est (Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Austria), Gare de Lyon (Italy, Switzerland).

Event Location

The symposium will take place at CNAM – Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, located at 292 rue Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris (see map below), in the very heart of the old city. The two closest métro stops are Réaumur-Sébastopol (lines 3 and 4) and Arts et Métiers (lines 3 and 11), and is at walking distance from major hubs such as Châtelet-Les Halles (lines 1, 4, 7, 14, A, B and D), République (3, 5, 8, 9 and 11), Strasbourg-St-Denis (4, 8, 9), and Gare de l’Est (4, 5, 7).

Moving around the city

The best way to discover the city of Paris is probably by walking.

Another effective way to move around is relying on the exceptional Parisian public transportation system, including métros, buses, express trains (RER) and tramways, more information here.

Bikes have become one of the most practical means of transportation in Paris, bikes are available around the city for renting, more information here.