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How to get to ENS-Cachan

How to get to ENS Cachan

By train (RER B)

ENS Paris-Saclay' campus (still in Cachan yet) is easy to reach by the RER  B.
  • From Paris : 35 mn

  • From Orly airport : 50 mn

  • From Roissy airport : 70 mn
The nearest station is Bagneux.

For details and to plan your journey, look at  RATP website

Take the express subway (RER) ligne B (towards either "Robinson" or "Saint-Rémy les Chevreuses").
Be sure that the sign « Bagneux » is lip up (never get down at "Arcueil-Cachan" station, you would then have to walk half an hour more !) and get down at "Bagneux" station. When leaving the station, make a left on the main road until the first traffic light. At this point, you can see the flag at the campus' entrance.

By car

From the A6 motorway, take the A6b then leave it at Fresnes. Follow the mainroad RN186 to the Croix de Berny in Antony. Take the mainroad RN20 by turning right in the direction of Bagneux. On this RN20 (avenue Aristide Briand), take the direction of Cachan (on the right when you come from Paris).

Use the following address for your GPS:

ENS Cachan
61, avenue du Président Wilson
94 230 CACHAN

A car park is then available on the campus with prior authorization.

By bus

  • Line 184 Porte d'Italie - L'Haÿ-les-Roses: get down at "Camille Desmoulins" station
  • Line 187 Porte d'Orléans - Fresnes: get down at "Camille Desmoulins" station
  • Line 197 Porte d'Orléans - Bourg-la-Reine: get down at RER "Bagneux" station (then walk 10 min.)
  • Line 162 Villejuif - Cachan - Meudon: get down at "Mairie de Cachan" station  (then walk 10 min.)

On campus, how to get to Lurpa

On  the campus, Lurpa is located in Léonard de Vinci building. You can enter the building by presenting yourself at the intercom of the main door E1 (see the map below). Use the up and down arrows that appear on the soft key to scroll to the name CHABAUD  or SECRETARIAT DU LURPA. Press the button APPEL and the secretary will answer your call and open the door.

get to the Lurpa(click on the picture for a larger view)

When you are in the building, follow the arrows to LURPA. 

Our experimental site is at the corner of the two main corridors on the ground floor (the entrance door is on the building's1st floor).