yCAM 2020 venue
Université de Toulouse
Faculty Of Medicine Purpan
37 Allée Jules Guesde, 31000 Toulouse, France
Arrival by Plane
Toulouse-Blagnac International airport is France’s 4th largest airport. It is located at 15/20 minutes from the city center, 25 min by shuttle bus and 35 min by tramway. There are flights to over 90 destinations, 67 of them are direct international flights.
We strongly suggest traveling to Toulouse-Blagnac airport (TLS) as this is the most convenient way to continue your journey to the forum venue.
From the airport two travel options are available:
First option is to take the tramway line (T2) from the first stop [Aéroport] until the last stop [Palais de justice]. The venue is 5 minutes by foot from there. Operational from Monday to Saturday, it has 16 stops and the total duration of the trip is approximately 35 minutes. You can buy the tram ticket from the machines next to the tramway platform. (Tram single ticket: 1.70 €).
Second option is to take the shuttle bus from the first stop [Aéroport] and get off after three stops at [Jeanne D’Arc] stop, then you should take the metro line B, direction Ramonville until the stop [Palais de Justice]. The venue is 5 minutes on foot from there. Both the shuttle bus and metro are operational the whole week. The total duration of the trip is approximately 30 minutes. You can buy the bus ticket directly on the bus. (Bus ticket: 8 €, metro single ticket: 1.70€). You can consult the tramway and bus schedule and pricing table here.
Arrival by Train
There are numerous regular scheduled trains from the region (Bordeaux, Montpellier, Lourdes, Biarritz) and Paris as well as express trains from major cities. Toulouse railway station is located in the heart of the city and boasts numerous regular links to Bordeaux - 2h, Montpellier - 2h15, Lyon - 4h00 or Paris - 4h10. The station is directly linked to the metro network (2 main lines)
If you arrive in Toulouse at Matabiau station, we recommend the following route: Take metro line A at [Marengo SNCF] station towards Basso Cambo. At the station [Jean Jaures] take the line B towards Ramonville. Get off at the [Palais de justice] station and walk up Jules Guesde alley.
If you arrive in Toulouse at st Agne station: Take metro line B at [Saint-Agne SNCF] station towards Borderouge. Get off at the [Palais de Justice] station and walk up Jules Guesde alley.
More information and timetables can be found on the website of Tisséo, the public transportation for toulouse city. Tickets can be purchased at the ticketing machines at the station and cost 1.70 €.
Arrival by Car
The Grand Amphitheatre can be reached by car using the Venue address: 37 Allée Jules Guesde, 31000 Toulouse.
Once you're in Toulouse...
The city center is on a human scale and can easily be explored on foot or by bike. For longer distances, the bus-metro-tram network offers a practical solution and allows you to get around throughout the city very easily. The entire bus-metro-tram network is covered by one sole ticket-pricing zone.
The local organizing committee organised a hotel discount for yCAM2020 - details for this can be found in a PDF here.
To book one of these hotel with the discount please visit this website: meetings-toulouse.
Furthermore, here is another list of hotels in walking distance from the venue.