Directions and accommodation


Just 20 km south of Paris on a site spanning almost 160 hectares, the École Polytechnique can be reached from several access points.

The site 
École polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, FRANCE
Tél. : +33 (0)1 69 33 33 33
Virtual tour of the site et Google Maps map

Campus Map of the École Polytechnique.
The main points of the École Polytechnique.
Interactive map of the small classrooms and amphitheaters et printable version.

Access using public transport
2 itineraries are possible: from the Massy-Palaiseau station or the Lozère station.
Connecting buses link the station to the campus.

> RER B Massy-Palaiseau station
Map of Massy Palaiseau station and bus stops 
At the station, take the TransEssonne 91.06 (B,C) or 91.10 bus
Get off at: the "Les Joncherettes" (LOA and ENSTA), "Lozère", or "Laboratoires" de l'École stop.
Timetable for the Transessonne buses and map of the bus stops for the 91.06 on campus.

RER B Lozère station
Pedestrian route with a good 15-minute walk (approx. 300 steps).
Map of the Lozère station.
Map of the itinerary from the lozère station.
Find the train timetables et prepare your route.

Directions with pictures:

Access by road
From the Porte d'Orléans or Porte d'Italie: by the A6 highway.
From the Pont de Sèvres : by the N118.
Consult the traffic status in real time.

Local airports
- Orly airport (via the RER B and Orly Val)
- Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport (direct by the RER B)
- Villacoublay airport
- Toussus-le-Noble business airport
Download the map of airports, stations and RER stations.


We recommend hotels close to Denfert-Rochereau (14th district downtown Paris at the South on the left bank of the Seine river, with convenient access to both rapid train RER and subway M).
Map and pictures For example, here are a few starting points to explore hotels nearby (use hotel discount engine to get best price):