How to get to the Institut Pasteur
25,28 rue du
75724 Paris CEDEX 15 - FRANCE
Tel.: +33 (0)1 45 68 80 00
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 06 98 35
*** Please note - all the addresses and details mentioned on this page are
given for information only. Rates are those applied by authorized agents as
at August 1st, 2005. This information is subject to change.
Map of campus
25 rue du Dr Roux -- Map of campus
28 rue du Dr Roux
By Metro or
Ticket prices*** (same ticket for metro, bus and tram):
1 ticket 1.40
10-ticket book at full rate 10.70
10-ticket book at reduced rate 5.35
By Metro: Get off at either Volontaires (line 12) or Pasteur (lines 6 and
12) station. These stations are just a 5 minute walk from the Institut Pasteur.
Map of the metro network: http://www.ratp.fr/
By Bus: Bus number 95 (Institut Pasteur stop, direction Porte de Vanves)
stops in front of the Institute's entrance.
Bus numbers 39 and 70 (Volontaires-Vaugirard or Sèvres-Lecourbe stops) stop slightly
further away (5 to 10 minute walk) and not far from Pasteur metro station.
Map of bus routes: http://www.ratp.fr/
One ticket allows you to travel on the metro and includes all connections as long
as you do not leave the metro network.
For most bus and tram routes in Paris and Ile-de-France, one ticket is valid for
a single journey without connections regardless of length. On some routes (Balabus,
Noctambus, Orlybus, Roissybus, 221, 297, 299, 350 and 351) fares depend on journey
Rue du Docteur Roux is a one way street and you pay for parking spaces. Paying
public car parks are available at the following addresses:
81 r Falguière
Tel.: +33 (0)1 43 35 27 69
50 av Maine
Direct access to Montparnasse station and TGV
Tel.: +33 (0)1 43 21 50 30
From Paris airports:
The journey from Paris airports to the Institut Pasteur takes between a minimum
of 45 minutes (if you are coming from Orly airport) and 90 minutes (if you are
coming from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport)
Official Paris airports site
Tel.: +33 (0)1 49 75 15 15
Different routes are possible from Orly airport:
For Orlyval, you must buy a special ticket to travel between Paris and Orly via Antony which is valid throughout the metro and RER networks. From the Antony RER station, take RER line B in the
direction of Gare du Nord or Aéroport Charles de Gaulle and get off at Denfert-Rochereau
station. Next take the metro (line 6 direction Charles de Gaulle - Etoile) as
far as the Pasteur station.
For Orlybus, you must also buy a special ticket to travel by bus between Paris (Terminus at
Denfert-Rochereau) and Orly. From Denfert-Rochereau take the metro (line 6 direction
Charles de Gaulle - Etoile) as far as the Pasteur station.
You can take the Air France bus to Paris-Montparnasse (last stop but one). Next
you can either walk about 15 minutes or take the metro (line number 6 direction
Charles de Gaulle - Etoile) to get from Montparnasse-Bienvenue station to Pasteur
station (one stop). The Air France bus fare is roughly.
An Orlyrail shuttle will also take you to the RER C (Aéroport d'Orly station)
Finally, the Jetbus will take you to the Villejuif-Aragon
metro station, the terminus of line 7.
If you prefer to travel by taxi, Paris taxis will cost you roughly 35 Euros***
Roissy - Charles de Gaulle airport
Tel.: +33 (0)1 48 62 22 80
Different routes are possible from Roissy – Charles de Gaulle airport:
Cars Air France (01 41 56 89 00) :
*** 12 Euros (CdG - Porte Maillot - Arc de Triomphe )
*** 12 Euros (CdG - Gare de Lyon - Gare Montparnasse)
Metro/RER: Go to the RER station at the airport accessible from Roissy 2, or use
the free Aéroports de Paris shuttles if your flight lands at the other terminals.
Buy a Paris metro ticket and take the RER B to Denfert-Rochereau (*** about 8 Euros).
Next take the metro (line 6 direction Charles de Gaulle - Etoile) as far as the
This bus goes from the airport to rue Scribe, near place de l'Opéra.
Tickets are on sale at line terminuses, in the airports and Roissybus buses. Fare
(information only): ***8.40 Euros
Paris taxis cost roughly 55 Euros*** per journey.
By train, from
Paris' main SNCF stations:
Paris has several SNCF (railway) stations. Below are the routes which take you
to the Institut Pasteur from the main stations.
This is the closest station to the Institut Pasteur. You can either walk about
15 minutes or take the metro (line number 6 direction Charles de Gaulle - Etoile)
to take you from Montparnasse-Bienvenue station to Pasteur station (one stop).
Saint Lazare station
Take the metro (line number 12 direction Mairie d'Issy) from Saint-Lazare station
to Pasteur station (about 20 minutes).
'Gare de Lyon' station
Take the metro (line number 14 direction Bibliothèque François Mitterrand) to
Bercy station. Change to line 6 direction Charles de Gaulle - Etoile and get off
at Pasteur station. Journey time is roughly 35 minutes.
Take the metro (line number 5 direction Place d'Italie) to the terminus at Place
d’Italie. Change to line 6 direction Charles de Gaulle - Etoile and get off at
Pasteur station. Journey time is roughly 30 minutes.
'Gare de l'Est' station
Take the metro (line number 4) direction Porte d'Orléans to Raspail station. Then
change to line 6 direction Charles de Gaulle - Etoile and get off at Pasteur station.
Journey time is roughly 35 minutes.
'Gare du Nord' station
Take the RER B direction Robinson or Saint-Rémy les Chevreuse to Denfert-Rochereau.
Change and take the metro line 6 direction Charles de Gaulle – Etoile to Pasteur
station. Journey time is roughly 35 minutes.
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