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Access and mobility on campus

The Palaiseau campus and the Évry campus of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris are dynamic and pleasant areas, located on the outskirts of Paris.
Access and mobility on campus

Palaiseau Campus

Access

At just 20km south of Paris, the Institut Polytechnique de Paris Palaiseau campus is located on the outskirts of Paris, close to Massy-Palaiseau. At the Unicampus access terminals located at the reception or in the School cafeteria, you can update your access badges for access to the School for which you have programmed your badge.
You must update your badges on the terminals of any other schools as well in order to gain access to them. Badge updates will become effective within one hour.

There are 2 access points: from the Massy-Palaiseau train station or Lozère station.

The RER B and C trains take you to the campus. Get off at "Massy Palaiseau" (using RER B or C) or at "Lozère" (only accessible by RER B). You can prepare and calculate your journey times on the RATP or Vianavigo webpages.

From Massy Palaiseau station: take a bus to get to campus

At the train station take the TransEssone bus, number 91.06 or 91.10

For École Polytechnique and ENSAE Paris: get off at the Lozère stop. For ENSTA Paris: get off at Les Joncherettes stop.

Transessonne bus timetable and 91.06 bus stop map on campus

From the Lozère train station: walking distance to campus

Leave the station by exit 1 “Place de la Gare École Polytechnique”, take the pedestrian walkway and climb the stairs to the top of the platform (300 steps, about 15-20 minutes walk)

From Orly

Orly airport is close to the Saclay campus (20 minutes by car). You can also access the campus by public transport:

  • 1st option (45 min): Take the Orly shuttle bus to Antony, get off at Antony station and take the RER B train towards Saint-Rémy- lès-Chevreuse and get off at Lozère station, then follow the “École Polytechnique” path
  • 2nd option (1hr): Take the 91.10 bus going to Saint Quentin train station and get off at the ENSTA Les Joncherettes stop for ENSTA Paris and the Lozère stop for École Polytechnique and ENSAE Paris.

Although all Paris train stations connect to the Plateau de Saclay, the Massy-TGV station is the closest. You can then get to campus by the Albatrans bus 91.06 or 91.10 and get off at the ENSTA Les Joncherettes stop for ENSTA Paris and at the Lozère stop for École Polytechnique and ENSAE Paris (about 10 minutes by bus).

From Porte d’Italie and Porte d’Orléans take the A6.

Coming from Paris on the A6-10, head towards Nantes-Bordeaux then Cité Scientifique (left hand lane- N444) then Saclay. Follow the D36 then turn left signposted École Polytechnique.

Continue along the road until the toll booth then follow the signs leading you to the Boulevard des Maréchaux. 

From the Pont des Sèvres, on the N118

Coming from Paris take the N118 from the Pont des Sèvres towards Nantes-Bordeaux (or join it at Petit Clamart), take exit number 8: Toussus le Noble/Saclay/Gif-sur-Yvette. At the roundabout, turn right onto the D36 towards Vauhalan/Polytechnique/Palaiseau.

Follow the D36 then turn right signposted École Polytechnique. Continue along the road until the toll booths then follow the signs to Boulevard des Maréchaux.

Car parks
  • École Polytechnique visitor’s car park: 48.713971, 2.214638
  • Ceremonies courtyard: 48.714841, 2.210528
  • Laboratories car park: 48.713135, 2.205454
  • ENSTA Paris visitor’s car park: opposite 828 boulevard des Marécheaux, 91120, Palaiseau
  • ENSAE Paris visitor’s car park: 5 avenue Henry Le Chatelier, 91120 Palaiseau
  • Télécom Paris parking: 31 boulevard Thomas Gobert, 91120 Palaiseau
Carpooling via KAROS

The driver/owner of the vehicle is paid (around €2/journey), the journey is free for passengers with a Navigo pass.

Go to KAROS

  • Orly airport (via RER B trains and Orlyval shuttle)
  • Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport (direct route with RER B)
  • Villacoublay airfield
  • Toussus-le-Noble business airfield
École polytechnique

École Polytechnique has multiple entrances. The public reception is located in the lobby of building 69, accessible from Cours Ferrié.

ENSTA Paris

ENSTA is located at 828 Boulevard des Maréchaux, 91120 Palaiseau.

ENSAE Paris

ENSAE Paris is accessible from le Boulevard des Maréchaux, 5 avenue Henry Le Chatelier, 91120 Palaiseau

Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis

Télécom Paris and Télécom Sud Paris are now also located on the Institut Polytechnique de Paris campus. They are in a new building, located at 19 Place Marguerite Perey, 91120 Palaiseau. 

 

Mobility

Available on Android and iOS the IP Paris Campus app provides directions around campus with Mapwize (a navigation system based on QR code labels).

IP Paris Campus Android

IP Paris Campus iOS

Three Zoov electric bike stations are available close to the ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris and Telecom Paris buildings.

More information in the leaflet

It is recommended that you read Zoov service's data protection policy document, available on their website

Each user is responsible for setting up their account and must ensure that they limit data distribution permissions to the information necessary for the use of the service.

 

Évry Campus

Address Télécom Sud Paris in Évry

9 rue Charles Fourier, 91011 Évry-Courcouronnes Cedex

GPS coordinates: 48.624853 N, 2.444104 E

Public transport

  • From Paris take the RER D towards Malesherbes Corbeil-Essonnes via Évry-Courcouronnes Centre
  • Exit at the “Évry-Courcouronnes Centre” station 
  • Take the Cours Blaise Pascal until Boulevard des Coquibus
  • Take a left on Boulevard des Coquibus onto rue Charles Fourier which will lead you to Télécom Sud Paris.

Car

  • Follow the A6 towards Lyon/Evry
  • Exit towards N104, A5/Troyes
  • On the N104 exit towards Corbeil-Essonnes/Les Tarterets/Evry-Village
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit: N7 towards d’Evry
  • On the N7, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit: N7 towards d’Evry-Centre
  • Exit immediately towards: Bras de Fer / Les Epinettes
  • Go left at the lights towards Les Épinettes / Écoles Télécom
  • On Boulevard des Coquibus, after the stadium, turn right: Rue Charles Fourier.
  • Exit at Bras de Fer-Les Épinettes
  • At the second set of lights, turn right towards Écoles Télécom
  • On the Boulevard des Coquibus, after the stadium, turn right: Rue Charles Fourier
  • On the N104, exit towards Corbeil-Essonnes / Les Tarterets / Evry-Village
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit: N7 towards Evry
  • On the N7, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit: N7 towards Evry-Centre
  • Exit immediately towards: Bras de Fer / Les Epinettes
  • Turn left at the lights towards Les Épinettes / Écoles Telecom
  • On the Boulevard des Coquibus, after the stadium, turn right: Rue Charles Fourier
  • Exit at Evry-Centre
  • Rejoin the N7
  • Immediately exit towards Bras de Fer / Les Epinettes
  • Take a left at the lights towards Les Épinettes / Écoles Telecom
  • On the Boulevard des Coquibus, take a right after the stadium: Rue Charles Fourier