How to get to the meeting ?

Conference location :

Centre François Baclesse - 3 Avenue du Général Harris, 14000 Caen.


Coming by car

GPS coordinates of the Center:

• Latitude: 49 ° 12'13.26 ″ N

• Longitude: 0 ° 21'11.67 ″ W

From the peripheral route:

Take exit 5 and follow the signs for “CHU côte de Nacre”, then “Center François Baclesse”.


The entrance to the visitors' car park is located on “Allée de la Recherche” (between the Caen University Hospital and “Avenue Général Harris”).

The visitor car park (P10) is chargeable beyond 1h30. See the rates for the P10 car park.

Parking spaces for people with reduced mobility are located before and after the stairs of the Centre's main entrance.

The elevator accessing the entrance hall is located at the bottom left of the stairs of the Centre's main entrance.

Coming by bus, tram

TWISTO bus network serves the Center:

The following tram lines serve the stops located near the François Baclesse Center:

• Tram T1: “Cite U Lebisey” stop;

• Tram T2: “CHU” stop;

The following bus lines from stops located near the François Baclesse Center:

• Lines 5, 6A-6B, 8: “Baclesse” stop;

• Lines 12, 22: “Harris” stop;

BUS VERTS CALVADOS intercity coach network also serves the Center:

• Lines 3, 4, 6: “Mont Coco” stop.

Coming from Caen SNCF station to Baclesse

By tram:

• In the train station, take the “Place de la gare” exit.

• Then go to the first tram platform, train station side and take Tram T1. Get off at the "Cité U Lébisey" stop.

• Otherwise, take the “Parking” exit at the back of the train station and take Tram T2 at the "Gare-Rives de l'Orne" stop. Get off at the "CHU" stop.

 Journey time: tram 20 minutes + 5 minutes on foot

 By taxi:

• The passenger pick-up area is at the exit of the train station, on the left.

Coming from Caen airport

  • Caen Airport - Carpiquet

The airport is located in the town of Carpiquet, 8 km west of Caen.

From Caen - Carpiquet airport:

1. Take the bus Line 3 towards “IFS Jean Vilar”,

2. Get off at the “Théâtre” stop

3. Then take the Line 5 bus towards “Hérouville St Clair – Sphère”

4. Get off at the "Baclesse" stop

Travel time: about 45 min

More info:

  • Deauville - Saint Gatien Airport

The airport is located 9 km from Deauville and 50 km from Caen.


• Station head in front of the airport.

• Contact the Deauville-Trouville Taxis central: 02 31 87 11 11

• Shuttle service provided on arrivals for Ryanair flights:

• Shuttle from the airport to the Deauville SNCF station.

• Book with the airport switchboard: 02 31 65 65 65

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