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CONGRESS LOCATION

The congress venue will be the "Sciences Mirande" building on the campus of the Université de Bourgogne (building n° 40 on the campus map).

Université de Bourgogne
UFR Sciences et Techniques
Faculté des Sciences Mirande
9 avenue Alain Savary
21000 DIJON Cedex, France
GPS: N 47° 18' 41.9'' E 5° 4' 27.7''

The campus can be reached (map of the campus) most conveniently by tramway (Line T1, direction Quetigny) directly from the SNCF main station "Dijon-Ville" (end-stop in front of the station) and the city center. The journey takes ca. 20 minutes to reach the campus, exit at the stop "Université" (second one on campus). Maps and time tables are available at www.divia.fr. Tickets can be bought at automatic machines at each station (by credit card or cash) and can be used on buses also. Do not throw away your ticket, this is a magnetic card that can be reloaded (a 0.30 € fee is charged when purchased)! The same card can be used for several people travelling together.

  • PASS 1H              1.30 € (single ticket, 1 h validity, connections allowed)
  • PASS 10+1        13.00 € (11 tickets of 1 h validity each)
  • PASS 24H          3.90 € (1 day ticket)
  • PASS 48H          6.85 € (2 day ticket)
  • PASS 72H          8.80 € (3 day ticket)
  • PASS 7 Jours     12.00 € (7 day ticket)

 

TRAVELLING BY AIR VIA PARIS

The most convenient way to reach Dijon by air is to fly to Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and to continue to Dijon by the direct high-speed train (TGV) that departs daily, excepted on Saturday, at 19:58 from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle (platform N° 4) and arrives in Dijon at 22:03.

From Dijon, there is once a day, excepted on Sunday, a direct TGV that stops at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle station (depature: 7:06, arrival: 9:03).

Else, and for all flights landing at Paris Orly international airport, you will have to transfer to the center of Paris either by:


From Paris dowtown, TGV trains to Dijon depart all from the Gare de Lyon station (1 h 35, 11 connexions per day with obligatory seat reservation), while express regional trains (TER, 3 h) start from the Paris Bercy station. On-line ticketing is possible on the SNCF web site http://www.voyages-sncf.com/.

 

TRAVELLING BY AIR VIA LYON

From Lyon Saint Exupéry international airport, you will have to transfer to the train station Lyon Part-Dieu using the express tramway (30 min) Rhônexpress. On-line booking is recommended.

 

TRAVEL BY TRAIN

TGV high-speed trains puts Dijon only a few hours from the following cities (direct train with obligatory seat reservation):

  • Paris Gare de Lyon station: 1 h 35 (11 round trip connections per day)
  • Roissy Charles de Gaulle international airport: 1 h 45
  • Lille: 3 h
  • Lyon Part-Dieu: 1 h 45
  • Montpellier: 3 h 30 or 4 h 25 via Lyon
  • Toulouse: 6 h 30 via Lyon
  • Strasbourg: 2 h
  • Basel: 1 h 30
  • Zürich: 2 h 30
  • Lausanne: 2 h
  • Bruxelles: 4 h
  • Milan: 6 h 30 via Zürich
  • Barcelona Sants: 8 h via Montpellier Saint Roch

Besides, regular train services to a variety of destinations, including, but not restricted to, Italy, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Belgium. For further information, reservation, and on-line ticketing, visit www.voyages-sncf.com.

The French-Italian night train Thello (Venizia, Padova, Vicenza, Verona, Brescia, Milano) makes a daily stop in Dijon before reaching Paris Gare de Lyon.

 

ARRIVAL BY CAR

Paris is 310 km away from Dijon. Take highway A6 and then A38 (toll-free). At Plombières-les-Dijon stay on the freeway and take the N274 or "LINO" (Liaison Nord) that goes around the city and exit at "Université".

If you come by car from north (highway A31) or south (highway A6 and A31), follow "Dijon centre" to reach the "Georges Pompidou" express way N274 and take the exit "Université".

Coming from the east by the A39 highway, take the "Dijon Nord" direction that connects with the "Georges Pompidou" express way N274 and take the exit "Université".

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