Venue at Rennes….
by car : Driving times: 3h30 from Paris, 1h20 from Nantes and Nantes airport
by train : Rennes is 2h10 far from Paris, Montparnasse Railway Station TGV (20 trains/day) ; direct trains to Rennes from Marseille, Lille, Lyon…
Public transportation in Rennes…
by metro : Every 2 to 4 minutes (from 5h15 to 0h45 Monday to Saturday; starting at 7h30 on Sunday and holidays). > more information here
by bus : > more information here
Venue at Ensai from Rennes…
Ensai is located 10km south Rennes, on the Ker-Lann campus. A shuttle will be available in front of the IBIS Hotel (30m from exit “Sortie Sud” of the Railway Station) to bring participants to the conference every morning. The same shuttle will be available from Ensai to IBIS hotel at the end of the conference sessions.
Shuttle Schedule (Jollivet coaches):
Monday July 8:
9h15: Rennes Railway Station (South Exit) to Ensai
18h15: Ensai to Rennes Railway Station
Tuesday July 9:
8h30: Rennes Railway Station (South Exit) to Ensai
17h00: Ensai to Rennes Railway Station
by bus The bus 57 and the Ker Lann Express start from the center of Rennes (the stop “Republique”) and pass near Ensai (the stop “Etangs”). The trip takes about 20 minutes. The timetable is available here www.star.fr.
by local train The trains towards Rennes-Messac/Guipry or Rennes-Redon stop at Bruz “Ker Lann” in the Ker-Lann campus after about 8 minutes trip. The timetable is available here www.ter-sncf.com or here www.voyages-sncf.com. Ensai is 10 minutes walking from the campus train stop (campus map here).
A list of hotels close to the Railway Station and Rennes City Center (mid-range budget):
Hôtel IBIS 15 rue de Châtillon, Esplanade Fulgence Bienvenue, Rennes. Tél : (+33)223 36 01 36
Hôtel Le Bretagne 7 bis place de la Gare, Rennes. Tel : (+33)299 31 48 48
Angélina Hôtel 1 Quai Lamennais, Rennes. Tél. (+33)299 79 29 66
Hôtel Nemours 5 Rue de Nemours, Rennes. Tél. (+33)299 78 26 26
Hôtel Novotel 22 avenue de Janvier, Rennes. Tel : (+33)299840808
Hôtel Anne de Bretagne 12 Rue Tronjolly, Rennes. Tél. (+33)299 31 49 49
Hôtel le Victoria 35 avenue de Janvier, Rennes. Tel : (+33)299316911
Hôtel All Seasons 15 Place de la Gare, Rennes. Tél. (+33)299 67 31 12
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