There is an airport in Clermont-Ferrand with many daily flights by Air France French/English and from/to Paris Orly and Charles de Gaulle and Lyon, and a few more from/to Nantes and Nice. Here is (pdf) the list of all regular flights from and to Clermont-Ferrand. Besides, there are about 8 daily roundtrips by train between Paris Gare-de-Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand (3:00 to 3:30 hours), and about 7 daily roundtrips between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand (2:00 to 2:30 hours, no reservation needed). You can quickly check timetables on CFF's website and slowly book your ticket on SNCF's subcontractor's site.
From the Gare SNCF (Central Station) in Clermont-Ferrand, to go to the campus, take Bus B, direction Royat Allard, and stop for a connection at Jaude [alternative: at Gare SNCF take bus 8, direction Beaumont and stop for a connection at CHU Montpied]. Then take Tram A, direction La Pardieu-Gare and stop at Cézeaux-Pellez. Here is a link to the site (French) Public Transportation in Clermont-Ferrand, and here is a map of the public transportation network in Clermont-Ferrand. Expect 30-35 minutes; in the daytime there are buses approximatively every 10 minutes and trams every 6 minutes.
From the airport, it is possible to reach downtown by bus lines 10, 20 or by taxi. Bus line 10 serves both Gare SNCF and Jaude.
There is a map of the campus and some useful information on this page (French). The talks will be held in the lecture room of the "pôle physique", no. 8 on the map. You can also locate the campus (with no detailed map of the Campus) on Google maps by the request Campus Cezeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
Several city maps can be found on the City site (French).
The conference will start on Monday, June the 7th at 14:45, and will finish on Friday, June the 11th at 12:20.
We recall that participants have to take care of their accomodation. Several participants booked a studio in CITEA Clermont, which is now fully booked. CITEA is located near the tram station Jaude, which is connected to the Gare SNCF Station by Tram B and to the Campus by Tram A. Also, we regularly accomodate our guest in the following three hotels:
A list of restaurants downtown Clermont-Ferrand can be found here (pdf, French).
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