Transport

Important notice: strikes

 

The National French Railway Company (SNCF) has announced a series of strikes for the months of April, May and June 2018. 

If you plan to come to NetSci 2018 by train,

please check in advance if your train will be affected.

A preliminary calendar of the strikes is available here [updated 25 March 2018]. 

Official information by SNCF is available here.

Please, always check for the most up-to-date information on the official SNCF website.

Transport to the city

Paris is served by 3 International airports:

with more than 100M passengers per year. The airports serve 697 cities in the world with approximately 14,000 flights per week.

 

A special discount has been negotiated by NetSci 2018 with AirFrance to purchase your flight ticket to travel to the conference. It is applied on a very wide range of fares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide, subject to travel in Business or Economy class.

Enjoy -10% on public rates without constraints and with total flexibility.

Enjoy an additional discount of -5% on all public rates subject to conditions.

Click HERE to make your reservation with the following code:

 

AIR FRANCE - KLM Global Meetings (discount)

  • ID Code: 32752AF

  • Travel Valid Period : 05/06/2018 to 22/06/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paris also has 7 train stations ensuring connections within the country and within Europe.

 

You can check on Citymapper transport app (for Apple or Android or online service) your best way to reach your destination in Paris from a Parisian airport or train station.

 

More information can be found on the Official Paris Tourism website.

 

For non-residents, there is the possibility to purchase a transport card (cost 5 Euros) with a weekly fare valid from Monday to Sunday, called Navigo Decouverte, at the price of 22.80 Euros (as of Jan 2018).

It covers all trips by public transport within zones 1-5 of Paris.

It also includes the trip to/from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport through the RER (Regional Express Train) B, and the trip to Paris Orly ORY airport through the Orlybus.

For travel plans, we suggest you use Citymapper (for Apple, Android, online service). You will need to bring a photo with you to attach to the card. The card can be purchased at metro ticket offices.

Here is some additional info:

 

 

 

 

Transport in the city

Paris has a unique transport network, including:

  • 16 metro lines serving 303 stations

  • 5 RER (Regional Express Trains) lines

  • 8 green and noiseless tram lines

  • 378 bus routes

  • 17,700 taxis + Uber

  • 3,581 Autolib’ shared electric cars

  • 20,000 Velib’ shared bikes at 1,800 stations, plus 700km of cycle lanes

 

You can check on Citymapper transport app (for Apple or Android or online service) your best way to move around in Paris.


More information on passes and fares can be found on the Official Paris Tourism website.

 

For non-residents, there is the possibility to purchase a transport card (cost 5 Euros) with a weekly fare valid from Monday to Sunday, called Navigo Decouverte, at the price of 22.80 Euros (as of Jan 2018).

It covers all trips by public transport within zones 1-5 of Paris.

It also includes the trip to/from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport through the RER (Regional Express Train) B, and the trip to Paris Orly ORY airport through the Orlybus.

For travel plans, we suggest you use Citymapper (for Apple, Android, online service). You will need to bring a photo with you to attach to the card. The card can be purchased at metro ticket offices.

Here is some additional info:

 

 

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