PLEASE NOTE that there will be no trams in Caen. If you have special needs, please let us know and we will try and help with local transportation.
Centre François Baclesse in Caen: https://goo.gl/maps/aw7pVuJN6zMkqP2Z9
See access map here: https://indico.cern.ch/event/783037/images/24385-plan_acces_baclesse_2019-page-001_1.jpg
You can organise your stay using Caen public transportation system: https://www.twisto.fr/ - Twisto app for smartphone.
Travel to Caen:
By plane, Caen-Carpiquet Airport (23 Km) allow access to the city centre of Caen by bus with the 3 bus-line from Twisto company. Taxis and Uber are also available. More than 30 national and international destinations via Lyon or directly to Bordeaux, Toulouse, Nantes, Brest or London all year. From April to October: Ajaccio, Bastia, Figari, Nice and Marseille. More information about Caen-Carpiquet Airport: +33 (0) 2 31 71 20 10 or www.caen.aeroport.fr.
By train, the SNCF train station of Caen has a direct train from Paris Saint-Lazare, it takes 2h00 (Paris /Cherbourg train line). Bus lines, taxis and Uber are available from the train station. To buy a ticket: https://en.oui.sncf/en/
By national/international bus lines, the Flixbus company allow access to Caen - low prices. The central bus station in Caen is located in the vicinity of the train station. To buy a ticket: https://global.flixbus.com/
By ferry, Caen-Ouistreham international terminal is operated by BRITTANY FERRIES for the line Ouistreham-Portsmouth (UK). Transfert to/from London and transfer to/from Caen available by bus, shuttle or taxis. Information and reservations: www.brittanyferries.fr
By car, Caen's ring is connected to 4 highways to/from Paris/Rouen/Le Havre (A13), Le Mans/Bordeaux (N158), Cherbourg (N13) and Rennes/Nantes (A84).
Le Havre: 1h
Rouen or Le Mans: 1h 15
Angers and Paris: 2h15