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Directions to ICARE Data and Services Center

Location

ICARE is on CNRS Campus of the "Haute Borne" park, adjacent to University of Lille in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France (Click on the image to view a full map of the Haute Borne scientific park).

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Getting to ICARE from "4 Cantons - Grand Stade" Metro station


On foot
The CNRS Campus is a 10-minute walk from the "4 Cantons - Grand Stade" Metro station (terminus of the line). At the station, follow the Avenue Paul Langevin eastward for 450 m up to a fenced parking lot on the right (a sign will point you toward the Haute Borne park). Cut across the parking lot and the roundabout and go straight ahead until you reach Avenue Halley. Turn right into Avenue Halley and enter the CNRS Campus building.

By bus
There is a bus leaving "4 Cantons - Grand Stade" station every 15 minutes during rush hour (lines 227 or 66) (http://www.transpole.fr.)

Getting to "4 Cantons - Grand Stade" Metro station from Lille train station


There are 2 train stations downtown.
From Lille-Europe train station (about 20 min.):
  • Take the subway line 2 towards Saint Philibert (line n° 2)
  • At "Gare Lille-Flandres" change to line 1 towards 4 Cantons Grand Stade
  • Get off at "4 Cantons Grand Stade"
From Lille-Flandres train station (about 15 min.):
  • Take the subway line 1 towards 4 Cantons Grand Stade
  • Get off at "4 Cantons Grand Stade"

For subway information, visit http://www.transpole.fr

Getting to Lille by plane and by train


By plane
From Paris/Charles de Gaulle international airport, a 50-minute ride with the High Speed Train (TGV) will take you to Lille-Europe or Lille-Flandres train station.
From Lille/Lesquin international airport, take the shuttle bus to Lille Europe train station and then take the subway to Lille 1 campus or take a taxi from the airport directly to Lille 1 campus (10 km).
From Brussels/Zaventem international airport, there is a 20-minute ride to Brussels Midi train station and then 40-minute ride to reach Lille with the high-speed train ("Thalys" or "Eurostar" heading for London).

By train
There are 2 train stations downtown, Lille-Flandres and Lille-Europe. Travel time by TGV (high speed train):
  • Paris - Lille: 50 minutes
  • Bruxelles - Lille: 38 minutes
  • Londres - Lille: 2 hours

For train fare and schedule, visit   http://www.sncf.com

Getting to University of Lille by car

From Paris, take highway A1 towards Lille, then E42 towards Bruxelles/Gand/Roubaix/Villeneuve d'Ascq. Exit at Cité Scientifique - 4 Cantons (exit 2b). At the traffic lights, turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer. Turn right at the first roundabout and right into Avenue Halley and enter the CNRS Campus parking lot.

From Brussels, take highway E19 to Paris (Parijs), then E429/E42 towards Lille (Rijsel), then A22 towards Gand/Tourcoing/Roubaix/Villeneuve d'Ascq. Exit at Cité Scientifique / 4 Cantons (exit 2b). At the traffic lights, turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer. Turn right at the first roundabout and right into Avenue Halley and enter the CNRS Campus parking lot.

From Gand, take highway E17 towards Kortrijk, then A22 towards Lille. Follow directions to A23/Valenciennes/Villeneuve d'Ascq, then Villeneuve d'Ascq - Autres Quartiers. Exit at Cité Scientifique - 4 Cantons (exit 2b). At the traffic lights, turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer. Turn right at the first roundabout and right into Avenue Halley and enter the CNRS Campus parking lot.

From Calais, take highway A26 towards St-Omer, and transfer to highway A1 towards Lille. Follow direction to Villeneuve d'Ascq and Gand. Exit at Cité Scientifique.

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