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How to reach C.I.R.M. ?

CIRM is located inside the Campus of Luminy Faculty (Campus map).

  • by train : arrive at the Marseille Saint-Charles station.
    Upon arrival, you may take the night bus, a taxi, or the metro followed by the bus. (Bus schedules are available here ).
    • The night bus, number 521, runs after 9pm and goes directly to the Luminy terminal, about 10 miles from the train station. (schedule : 9.19 pm*, 9.54 pm, 10.34 pm*, 11.09pm, 11.49 pm*, 12.24 pm, the ones with a star don't go between July 1st and August 31). Tickets cost about 1.70 euros and may be bought on the bus. (Be aware that the bus drivers do not make change.)
      Then walk to the CIRM.
    • Taxis from the train station to the CIRM cost about 35 euros.
    • The metro leaves directly from the train station. Take metro number 2 towards Ste-Marguerite-Dromel and get off at "Rond-Point du Prado" (metros go from 5 am to 9 pm). After exiting the metro station, cross the street to the bus stop and take the bus line 21 to Luminy terminal. Weekdays, buses leave every 15 minutes between 5.15 am and 9.00 pm. The last bus leaves at 9.10 pm from "Rond-Point du Prado" towards Luminy Terminal). Trip duration : about 35 minutes, price about 1,70 euros. (Be aware that the bus drivers do not make change.) Then walk 5-10 minutes to the CIRM.

  • by plane : The nearest airport is Marseille-Provence.
    After landing, either take the airport shuttle to the Saint-Charles train station or take a taxi directly to CIRM.
  • The airport shuttle runs every 20 minutes from 6.20 a.m.to 10.40 p.m., and drops off at the Saint-Charles train station (phone number : 04 91 80 84 12). The trip lasts about a half an hour and costs around 9 euros. From Saint-Charles, proceed as if coming by train (below).
  • Taxis from the airport cost around 60 euros.

  • by car :
    - From Avignon and Aix-en_Provence (highway 51)
    - Take the exit "Vieux-Port" and follow "Toulon" (toll). The road goes through a tunnel under the vieux-port and under the city. At the toll exit, take the direction "Stade Vélodrome" and "La Plage" toward the "Rond-Point du Prado". Then follow "Luminy".
    - From Nice and Aubagne (highway A53)
    Take the exit "Mazargues" then follow "Stade Vélodrome" and "la Plage" to "Rond-Point du Prado". Then follow "Luminy".

From the campus, you have the opportunity to rent a bicycle. Contact the "maison des transports", down in the campus, in front of the student's restaurant.