Every 15 minutes (work hours), there are trains (B line of RER) that take 30-50 minutes from Paris Saint-Michel metro station to either Charles de Gaulle or Orly airports. “Air France” buses are also a useful option between either Airport and some metro stations in Paris. A taxi drive to Paris costs approx. 80 euros from Charles de Gaulle and approx. 30 euros from Orly.

Train Stations:

Montparnasse and Austerlitz. Click here for Rail Europe (schedule, fares and booking).

Gare du Nord : Eurostar for London and Thalys for Brussels and Amsterdam.

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Line 4 : Saint-Michel. Line 10 : Cardinal Lemoine, Cluny Sorbonne. RER B : Saint-Michel.


Lines 21, 27, 38, 82, 89.


The Conference area is in the heart of the so-called “Quartier Latin” because university students and professors have long dominated the area, now shared with tourists. The Pantheon, Luxembourg Gardens, Notre Dame de Paris, Ile de la Cité, Cluny Museum, Latin Quarter, Orsay Museum, Louvre Museum, St Germain des Pres, Théâtre de l'Odéon, Collège de France, Sainte Chapelle, La Mutualite, Sénat, Institut Curie, Institut Océanographique, Ecoles des Arts décoratifs, Place Monge, Rue Mouffetartd, Institut du monde Arabe, Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, Eglise Saint Etienne du Mont, Ministère de la recherche, Universal Music headquarter, Rue Soufflot.

Going out:

Café de Flore, Les Deux Magots, Brasserie Lipp, Le Petit Journal... the best restaurants, famous cafés and swinging jazz clubs are all in the Conference area.