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Travel Informations

Le Havre is located about 200 km west of Paris.

The meeting will be held at the university.

Université le Havre Normandie
UFR Sciences et techniques
25 rue Philippe Lebon
76600 Le Havre

It can be reached by car, train or plane, mostly passing through Paris. In addition, ferry boat connections exists to England (Portsmouth).

By car:

When renting a car at the airports in Paris, the trip to Le Havre will take around two and a half hours (without traffic jam). Most car rental agencies are available in the airport terminals, see this page.
The highway toll will cost about 20€.
For a roadmap to Le Havre, visit Viamichelin website or Mappy website.

By train:

When travelling by train you will mostly pass through Paris. High-speed train connections to Paris are possible from London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Köln, Frankfurt.

The trip from Paris Saint Lazare station to Le Havre requires about 2 hours. The train frequency is approximatively 1h30, see SNCF website.

The Paris Saint Lazare train station is connected to both Paris airports (Orly and Charles de Gaulle) by the train RER B. Coming from the airports, you should head for station "Gare du Nord" where you should change to RER E with the direction Saint Lazare. In the airport Orly a train shuttle Orlyval allows you to reach the RER B station.  Consider about 1h30 to reach the train station Paris Saint Lazare. Alternatively, bus connections exists from Orly to Denfert Rochereau station in Paris with Orlybus and from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Opera station with Roissybus. See RATP website.

By plane:

The Paris airports (Charles de Gaulle and Orly) are linked to European and International airports by all main airlines. Further travel to Le Havre is possible by car or by train.

The small airport at Deauville "Deauville-Normandie" (40 km from Le Havre) can be reached in summer from Birmingham, a major European hub. Tickets with connections can be bought from flybe website. Additionnal flights to England are available in summer (Exeter, Bournemouth operated by flybe and London-Stansted operated by Ryanair).

By ferry boat:

A ferry boat shuttle allows to reach Le Havre from the harbor of Portsmouth in United Kingdom. For details see Brittany Ferries website.

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