WMNC conference will take place at the ISAE - ENSICA in the center of Toulouse at the following address:
1, place Emile Blouin

Here is a useful link to hotels in Toulouse.

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By Air / From Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

Except for direct flights to Toulouse, travelers need to fly via Paris, mainly Roissy-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport or Orly airport. Orly is the second airport in Paris. It is about 30 kilometers from CDG, and is mainly devoted to national flights.
Orly and CDG airports are either linked by subway OrlyVal and RER B or Air France buses.
RER B + OrlyVal operate from 6h AM to 11h PM with a frequency about 4 to 8 minutes. It costs about 16 euros.
Air France buses operate from 6h30 AM to 10h30 PM with departure frequency about 30 minutes. It costs about 15 euros. The trip between the 2 airports takes between 40 minutes and 1 hour and 20 minutes depending on the importance of the traffic congestion.

Paris - Toulouse:

Connections are either from CDG airport or Orly airport.
A good solution is to have a connection via Orly.
Air France operates from Orly WEST. In Orly West, Hall 2, there is the Shuttle for Toulouse ("La Navette"), from 6.30 AM till 9.00 PM, every half an hour, except around noon with hourly flights. Other companies (Aeris, EasyJet) operate from Orly SOUTH.

Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

Toulouse-Blagnac airport is the 4th French airport. It is at about 10 kilometers from downtown.
Take the airport shuttle to Toulouse city centre. Stop near the SNCF train station. This is the best solution to get to downtown Toulouse. You can get the shuttle bus at arrival level hall 1 every 20 minutes. The shuttle can bring you to the bus station adjacent to the main railway station in about 25 minutes.
The price of a one-way ticket by the shuttle bus is 4 euros, a two-way one costs 6 euros and is valid for two months.

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By Train / From SNCF Train Station

Be aware that Toulouse is 700 km far from Paris and that travelling by train takes a lot of time (about 5h in TGV, 6h30 in Corail - and a night if you come from Nice and Lyon). WEB site for French National Railways: SNCF where you can get international train schedules. Plan sufficient connection time, especially if you commute in Paris. All trains arrive at the Gare Matabiau in Toulouse, very centrally located, at about 1 kilometer from the downtown area (Capitole place). Toulouse is connected to the TGV system with many towns. Examples of travel time: from Bordeaux (2 h), Paris (5h 30mn)... Corail system: International connections with Roma, Milan, Geneva, Brussels, London, Barcelona...
When you are at the train station, follow a subway corridor which will lead you to the subway/metro station « MARENGO ». Take the subway toward « BALMA-GRAMONT » and get off at the « JOLIMONT » exit. Take the exit « Yves Brunaud ».

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From Toulouse City Center by Walking or by Car

The main motorways leading to Toulouse are:
  • The A61 (E80) from the east and south-east via the Mediterranean coast and Montpellier, from Spain (Barcelona) via A9 (E15), from Lyon and Switzerland via A9 (E15) and A7 (E714) and from Italy via A9 (E15) and A8 (E80).
  • The A66 (E9) from the south via Pamiers.
  • The A62 (E72) from the north west via Bordeaux.
  • The A64 (E80) from the west Bayonne, from Spain (San Sebastian) via A63 (E5).
  • The A20 (E9) from the north (Paris).

When you have reached the « Riquet » bridge, to the right of the SNCF train station, follw the « Roseraie-Jolimont » direction (around 1,5 km). Signposted from Toulouse – Blagnac airport and A62 « Bordeaux » motorway ; Take exit « 15 » on East Ring Road. Follow the « Roseraie, Jolimont, SNCF train station » direction ; Drive to the « Place de la Roseraie ». Take to the left at the traffic light. Then, to the right into « Avenue Yves Brunaud ». At the 1st traffic-light, drive across the avenue into the narrow way signposted « ISAE-ENSICA-CEAT ». The main entrance is 50m ahead, opposite the fountain.

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By Taxi

Ask for ISAE - ENSICA, 1, place Emile Blouin in Toulouse.

By Public Transportation (bus and subway)

From any bus stop or subway station, take the subway line 'A'. Take the subway toward « BALMA-GRAMONT » and get off at the « JOLIMONT » exit. Take the exit « Yves Brunaud ».

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