Step 5

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ARRIVAL CHECKLIST

You’re now almost set to go!

Take a look at this Arrival Checklist, before you leave home, to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything.

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GETTING TO REIMS CAMPUS

Here is a quick look at the different ways to get to Reims from the 2 main airports nearby.

Please choose the airport :

Paris Charles-de-Gaulle or Paris Orly


You can also download our full Paris-Reims guide :

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To Reims from Paris - Charles-de-Gaulle Airport

Paris – Reims by train

  • At the Paris – Charles De Gaulle airport, take the RER B at “Roissypole – Gare” towards “Gare de Massy Palaiseau” and stop at “Châtelet – Les Halles”. Take the metro line 4 at “Les Halles” towards “Porte de Clignancourt” and stop at “Paris Gare de l’Est” (48 minutes).
  • At “Paris Gare de l’Est” train station, take the train to Reims (“Champagne-Ardenne TGV”). Purchase your ticket on https://en.oui.sncf/en/ 
  • At “GARE CHAMP. TGV BEZANNES”, take the tram A or B towards “NEUFCHATEL” and stop at “CAMPUS CRX ROUGE REIMS” to reach the Campus 1 (14 minutes).
  • At “GARE CHAMP. TGV BEZANNES”, take the tram A or B towards “NEUFCHATEL” and stop at “FR. D’ESPEREY REIMS” to reach the Campus 2 (19 minutes). 

Paris – Reims by bus

The OUIBUS company can take you from the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport directly to Reims. The trip costs under 20 Euros, and should take around 4 hours.  

Search for the ideal bus for you at: https://www.busradar.com/?currency=EUR 

The bus picks you up at Terminal 3 of the Charles de Gaulle Airport, and let you off at the ‘Champagne-Ardenne’ Train Station in Reims 

At the ‘Champagne-Ardenne’ Train Station, take the tram A or B towards “NEUFCHATEL” and stop at “CAMPUS CRX ROUGE REIMS” to reach the Campus 1 (14 minutes). 

Or  a‘Champagne-Ardenne’ Train Station, take the tram A or B towards “NEUFCHATEL” and stop at “FR. D’ESPEREY REIMS” to reach the Campus 2 (19 minutes).


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To Reims from Paris - Orly Airport

Paris – Reims by train

  1. Combined with Orlyval (change at Antony), RER B offers a rail link between Orly airport and Central Paris and stops at Denfert-Rochereau, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and Gare du Nord.
    Orlyval runs every 4 to 7 minutes between 6 am and 11 pm. The journey time is approx. 6 minutes. The RER B journey time is 25 / 30 minutes to the centre of Paris. Price: €13.25
  2. At “Paris Gare de l’Est” train station, take the train to Reims (“Champagne-Ardenne TGV”) Purchase your ticket on https://en.oui.sncf/en/
  3. At “GARE CHAMP. TGV BEZANNES”, take the tram A or B towards “NEUFCHATEL” and stop at “CAMPUS CRX ROUGE REIMS” to reach the Campus 1 (14 minutes).
    Or
    At “GARE CHAMP. TGV BEZANNES”, take the tram A or B towards “NEUFCHATEL” and stop at “FR. D’ESPEREY REIMS” to reach the Campus 2 (19 minutes).

GETTING TO ROUEN CAMPUS

Here is a quick look at the different ways to get to Rouen from the 3 main airports nearby

Please choose the airport :

Paris Charles-de-Gaulle or Paris Orly or Paris Beauvais


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To Rouen from Paris - Beauvais Airport

Paris-Beauvais Airport offers regular shuttles linking downtown Paris (porte Maillot) and the airport.
The official Paris-Beauvais Airport shuttles can be booked online in a few clicks. They are non-stop between Paris-Beauvais Airport and Pershing bus park located Porte Maillot, in Paris.
The trip lasts about 1 hr 15 min (75 km).

Once at Porte Maillot, you will have to take the Metro line 1 at “Neuilly Porte Maillot” towards “Château de Vincennes” and stop at “Champs-Elysées – Clémenceau”.

Then, take the Metro line 13 at “Champs-Elysées – Clémenceau” towards “Asnieres Gennevilliers les Courtilles” and stop at “Gare Saint-Lazare”

From here, you take the train to Rouen !
At “Paris Saint-Lazare” train station, take the train to “Rouen Rive-Droite”. Purchase your ticket on https://en.oui.sncf/en/

From Rouen Train Station, take the bus line F2 at the bus stop ‘Gare Rue Verte’ – Direction ‘Parc de la Vatine – MONT-SAINT-AIGNAN’ and stop at ‘La Varenne’.

To Rouen from Paris - Orly Airport

Paris – Rouen by Bus

  1. OrlyBus provides a direct service between Paris-Orly airport and Central Paris (Denfert Rochereau) The journey takes about 30 minutes. Buses run from 6 am to 12.30 am from the airport. They leave every 15/20 minutes.
    Where and how to collect your order
    West Terminal: Tourist Information point on arrivals level, gate A. Opening hours: 07.15 am – 8.30 pm
    South Terminal: Tourist Information point on arrivals level, gate L. Opening hours: 07.15 am – 8.30 pm
  2. From “Denfert-Rochereau” station, take the metro, line 6 towards “Charles de Gaulle Etoile”, stop at “Gare Montparnasse”, take the metro line 13 towards “St Denis Université” and stop at “Gare Saint-Lazare”
  3. At Saint-Lazare train station, take the train to “Rouen Rive-Droite” Purchase your ticket on https://en.oui.sncf/en/
  4. From Rouen Train Station, take the bus line F2 at the bus stop ‘Gare Rue Verte’ – Direction ‘Parc de la Vatine – MONT-SAINT-AIGNAN’ and stop at ‘La Varenne’

Paris – Rouen by train

Combined with Orlyval (change at Antony), RER B offers a rail link between Orly airport and Central Paris and stops at Denfert-Rochereau, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and Gare du Nord. Orlyval runs every 4 to 7 minutes between 6 am and 11 pm. The journey time is approx. 6 minutes. The RER B journey time is 25 / 30 minutes to the centre of Paris.

  1. From “Gare du Nord” train station to “Gare Saint-Lazare” train station, take the RER E at “Gare Magenta” station inside the train station and walk straight to the train station
  2. At Saint-Lazare train station, take the train to “Rouen Rive-Droite” Purchase your ticket on https://en.oui.sncf/en/
  3. From Rouen Train Station, take the bus line F2 at the bus stop ‘Gare Rue Verte’ – Direction ‘Parc de la Vatine – MONT-SAINT-AIGNAN’ and stop at ‘La Varenne’ (12 minutes)

Charles-de-Gaulle Airport – Rouen by RoissyBus & train

http://www.parisaeroport.fr/en/passengers/services/book-a-service/transport-to-and-from-the-airport

  • RoissyBus provides a direct service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and Central Paris (Opéra). The journey time is approx. 1hr15 mins. Buses run 6am to 12.30am from the airport. The buses leave every 15/20 minutes.
    Buy a ticket (approx. 12 Euros) at a ticket machine.
  • From “Opéra” to “Gare Saint-Lazare” train station: Metro 3 from “Havre-Caumartin” to “Gare Saint-Lazare” (8 minutes).
  • At Saint-Lazare train station, take the train to “Rouen Rive-Droite”. Purchase your ticket on https://en.oui.sncf/en/
  • From Rouen Train Station, take the bus line F2 at the bus stop ‘Gare Rue Verte’ – Direction ‘Parc de la Vatine – MONT-SAINT-AIGNAN’ and stop at ‘La Varenne’ (12 minutes).

GETTING TO THE PARIS CAMPUS

Here is a quick look at the different ways to get to Paris campus from the 2 main airports nearby.

Please choose the airport :

Paris Charles-de-Gaulle or Paris Orly


You can also download our full Paris-Rouen guide :

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From Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport

  • At the Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport, take the RER B and stop at “Gare du Nord”
  • From “Gare du Nord”, take the RER E at “Magenta” station inside the train station and stop at “Haussman-Saint-Lazare”

Paris by OrlyBus

  1. OrlyBus provides a direct service between Paris-Orly airport and Central Paris (Denfert Rochereau) The journey takes about 30 minutes. Buses run from 6 am to 12.30 am from the airport. They leave every 15/20 minutes.
    Where and how to collect your order
    West Terminal: Tourist Information point on arrivals level, gate A. Opening hours: 07.15 am – 8.30 pm
    South Terminal: Tourist Information point on arrivals level, gate L. Opening hours: 07.15 am – 8.30 pm
  2. From Denfert Rochereau, take the RER B and stop at « Gare du Nord ».
  3. From “Gare du Nord”, take the RER E at “Magenta” station inside the train station and stop at “Haussman-Saint-Lazare”

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