Rennes City:

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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…

by plane : Regulars flights to Rennes Saint-Jacques Airport and Nantes Airport from main cities in France and U.K. (by AirFrance, Flybe or CityJet)

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

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 or here 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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