Location of the conference

ALT 2012 will take place in the buildings of INSA of Rennes (20 Avenue des buttes de Coësmes): city map / campus map.

Transports to Rennes

- by plane to Rennes Saint-Jacques airport.

From Rennes airport, you can reach the city center either by taxi (15 minutes) or by bus (n° 57, take the bus at  "Aire Libre Aéroport" station and stop at "République" station in the city center: map and timetable of line n°57). Purchase bus ticket from the driver: 1.30€.

- by train (TGV) from Paris
Montparnasse railway station (every 30 minutes, direct, 2h10 to reach Rennes) or from the Charles-de-Gaulle airport railway station (between 4 and 8 trains a day, direct, 3h to reach Rennes)

Transports inside Rennes

Bus and subway are the most convenient way to get around Rennes. Complete informations about Rennes Public Transport Network (bus route maps, subway map, timetables,...) can be found here (in french only). A general map here.

You can use the same ticket for the bus and subway (validity: 1 hour after stamping). You can buy your ticket (1.30€) from the bus driver or at the subway entrance.

A. How to get to the conference site from Rennes railway station

Two solutions:

    1. take the bus n°41ex direction "ZAC St Sulpice" and get off at "Beaulieu  INSA" (line map / line timetable). Only a few buses in the morning.

    2. take the subway (only one line, every 3 minutes from 5.15 am to 0.45 am) direction "J.F. Kennedy". Get off at "République" and take the bus with the same ticket (see point B below).

B. How to get to the conference site from the city centre ("République" station)

Take the bus n°4 (line map) or n°40ex (line map). For both: direction "Beaulieu Atalante" and get off at "Beaulieu  INSA". One every 8 minutes. Duration: 15 minutes.

C. How to get to the city centre from INSA ("INSA Beaulieu" station)

Take the bus n°4 (line map) or n°40ex (line map) on the opposite sidewalk of your arrival. Stop at "République" station.

Hotels and restaurants in Rennes

A list of hotels can be downloaded here: Rennes's Hotel guide

A list of restaurants can be downloaded here: Rennes's Restaurant Guide

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Rennes Tourist Information:

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