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Access to the facility

The facility is located in Orsay, 30 km south-west of Paris.

The address is:

[Département des Sciences de la Terre (UPS 11 ORSAY)]
(and Laboratoire IDES CNRS UMR 8148)
Bâtiment 509
Université Paris-Sud 11
15, rue Georges-Clémenceau
91405 Orsay
Phone: 01 69 15 61 51
Fax: 01 69 15 48 63

Driving directions

From porte de Saint-Cloud

N118, exit : Centre universitaire

From porte d’Orléans or porte d’Italie

A6, then A10, direction Chartres - Orléans, exit : Orsay
N188, exit : Orsay
N118, exit : Centre universitaire

Detailed explanation on the area map.

By the public transport system

RER B, direction : Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

Station : Le Guichet

By bus:
Buses stop at the parking lot near the RER station, on the right when coming from Paris. Take the bus 269 02, Saclay direction. (See Bus routes).
On foot:
If you come during school holidays, there are fewer buses. In this case, take the road that leads to bus stops right on the line from Paris, take the third street on your left (Rue de la Colline) and follow it until the end. Then turn right and take 300m away small segment of the road to the right (after parking). You are at the University of Paris-Sud, the facility is at two minutes from there.
Walking time:
15 min.

Station : Orsay-Ville

By bus:
The bus 06-07 connects Orsay-Ville and le Guichet RER stations. Take the underground right and walk down the downhill to the University Campus. The stop is at the entrance of a parking lot (see Bus routes). The Belvedere stop is near building 509 where the facility is.
On foot:
Once at the station, take the underground to the right and down the coast to the Campus of the University, through following the signs for the buildings 500 to 599 (red color).
Walking time :
20 min.

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Université Paris-Sud 11 Faculté des Sciences GEOPS CNRS
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