Conference venue

Main conference room, INMED UMR901
Parc scientifique de Luminy
163 avenue de Luminy
BP13 – 13273 Marseille cedex 09 – France


How to reach us – by plane

The international airport of Marseille-Marignane is about 25 minutes away from the centre of Marseille. Over 100 cities in 30 countries are directly linked to this airport; a frequent link with Paris (« Navette ») runs every 15 to 30 minutes at the busiest times of day.

Marseille Provence Airport:

For low cost travel: MP2 – Marseille Provence Airport:

There are bus shuttles from the airport to the St Charles train station. The duration of the bus trip is of approximately 25 minutes, depending on the traffic (departures every 20 minutes). Bus tickets cost about 8.20 Euros (single ride) or 13.10 Euros (round trip).

How to reach us – by train

Marseille has a high-speed train connection to Paris: from Paris Gare de Lyon to Marseille Gare Saint-Charles (approx. 3h); from Paris Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Marseille Gare Saint-Charles (3h30). There are also direct high-speed train connections from and to Barcelona Sants (4h40), Bruxelles Midi (5h40) and Frankfurt am Main Hbf (7h40).

Public transportation to campus

To get to Luminy campus from Station St Charles, take the “Métro” line 1 (blue line, direction “La Fourragère”) or, equivalently, the line 2 (red line, direction “Sainte Marguerite Dromel”) from the “Saint Charles” subway station to the “Castellane” subway station. Take the bus number 21 down to the last stop (“Luminy campus”, “terminus”).

Alternatively, take the line 2 (red line, direction “Sainte Marguerite Dromel”) from the “Saint Charles” subway station to the last subway station (“Sainte Marguerite Dromel”) and take bus number 24 down to the last stop (“Luminy campus”, “terminus”). This bus is slightly faster, but less frequent.

For local transport info:

Taxis phone number: +33 (0)4 91 02 20 20


Tourist information office
4, La Canebière
13001 Marseille, France
Tel: +33 (0)4 91 13 89 00

(near the “Vieux-Port” Station on Subway Line number 1)

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