LIMSI is located at approximately 25 km south of Paris, in the city of Orsay, Essonne department (91), on the grounds of the scientific Campus of the Faculty of Orsay of the University Paris-Sud. This campus is divided into a valley part "vallée", and a "plateau part" (north of the valley, known as "plateau du Moulon") where LIMSI is located.
long, ; 2.17572
lat ; 48.70717
One will find in the vicinity of LIMSI, the Higher School of Electricity (Sup'Elec), the IUT of Orsay, the CEN of CEA (Nuclear Center for Atomic Energy Study), l'the Polytechnic School, the campus of the CNRS of Gif-sur-Yvette, the Institute of the High Scientific Studies of Bures-sur-Yvette. The LIMSI is composed of three buildings : 508 (main building), 502bis and 512.
See detailed Campus map.
One can also come to LIMSI by the métro
and RER (Réseau Express
Régional RER B). Take the RER (in Paris: Gare du Nord, Chatelet, Cité, Luxembourg, Port-Royal, Denfert-Rochereau or Cité Universitaire stations). It takes about 40 minutes to come from the center of Paris. Choose the train which stops at:
"Orsay" station. A bus, ligne 7 name "Vallée or Petit Plateau", (distance map ) will take you to the LIMSI, near the "de Broglie " stop (every 20 minutes the bus is on the car park : bus timetable.
"Le Guichet" station (indicated by light signals on the platforms). A bus ligne 9 (previously 269.02) (bus timetable) will take you to LIMSI, near the "de Broglie" stop (every 20 minutes the bus is on the car park, after the bar). You can go to LIMSI by walk, from Station Le Guichet, see the map.
See the Metro's information.
From the airport
The laboratory is near Orly airport (20 mn by car). il is also possible to take the "VAL metro" from Orlay to Antony station (direct, no stop) where there is a connection with the RER B southbound heading to Saint Remy les Chevreuse and get out at LeGuichet (about half an hour). From the Roissy airport (north of Paris), by car, take the "périphérique" and by the RER B, until "Le Guichet" station.