Access & Accommodation

Travelling to Orléans

By train

Orléans is served by two train stations: "Orléans Centre" and "Les Aubrais", the second of which is located 2 km from the city centre but is well-connected by tram. The travel time from Paris is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes from "Paris Austerlitz" station. Train timetables can be found on the SNCF website.

By plane

If you will travel by plane, it is easiest to fly to Paris and take the train to Orléans as described above. Paris has two main airports, "Paris Charles de Gaulle" (CDG) and "Paris Orly" (ORY). Both are connected to Paris city centre by public transport. There are also (very) limited flights to "Tours Loire Valley" airport, from which you can catch a one-hour train to Orléans.

By car 

For those of you arriving by car, information on parking in and around Orléans can be found here.


Travelling around Orléans 

Transport in Orléans

Orléans city centre is easily walkable; if you are staying within the city centre, you will be able to walk to the conference venue. Should you be staying further from the city centre, the conference venue can be reached by public transport (bus and tram). All information regarding public transport in Orléans can be found on the TAO website.


A list of taxi companies serving the city can be found here.


Much information about Orléans can be found on the office of tourism website. There are many hotels in the city centre, most of which are easily within walking distance of the conference venue, Hôtel Dupanloup. Links to a number of these hotels can be found below:

-Hôtel Marguerite

-Hôtel de l'Abeille

-Empreinte Hôtel &Spa

-Gîte les Oiseaux

-Hôtel d'Orléans

-Hôtel Saint Martin

-AppartHotel Jeanne D'arc

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