Practical information

How to reach the Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research centre

Batiment INRIA Sophia

Most of our centre's research teams are located in Sophia Antipolis in Alpes-Maritimes, 8 km from Antibes, 12 km from Cannes and 28 km from Nice. Some teams are established in Montpellier. The FOCUS team is hosted by the computer science department of the University of Bologna in Italy.

Sophia Antipolis (main site) and Nice

2004 Route des Lucioles - BP 93
06902 Sophia Antipolis cedex

Tel: +33 (0)4 92 38 77 77

Access to Sophia Antipolis site

By plane
  • Nearest international airport is Nice-Côte d'Azur (20 km)
  • Regular shuttles from the airport (Terminal 1 and 2) to Sophia Antipolis by bus: Line 230 - bus stop "Inria"
By car 
  •  GPS : 43.61619N (43°36'58")  -  7.06786E (07°04'04")
  •  From Marseille-Aix by the A8 motorway, take the exit Antibes-Grasse-Sophia Antipolis, direction Sophia Antipolis.
  •  From Nice by the A8 motorway, take the exit Antibes-Sophia Antipolis, direction Sophia Antipolis (the road on the right just after the toll).
By train
  • The closest railway station is located in Antibes.
  • Regular shuttles from Antibes SNCF railway station to Sophia Antipolis by bus with Envibus:
    • Lines 1 - 11 - Bus stop "Inria"
    • Line 9 – Bus stop "IUT"
    • Express line: 100 - Bus stop "Templiers" (5mn walking distance from Inria) - Fare ticket: 1€
By public transport (Fare ticket: 1€)
  • From Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport : Line 230 - Bus stop "Inria"
  • From Nice-Ville : Line 230 - Bus stop "Inria"
  • From Cannes SNCF railway station (with transfer) Line 230 - Stop "Gare routiere Sophia Antipolis" then take Line 1-11 (Bus stop "Inria") or 9 (Bus stop "IUT)"
  • From Antibes : Envibus Lines :
    • Lines 1 - 11 - Bus stop "Inria"
    • Line 9 – Bus stop "IUT" Express line 100 - Bus stop "Templiers" (5mn walking distance from Inria)
By taxi
  • From Nice Côte d’Azur airport about 20 minutes (appr. 55€) 
  • Transfert Service (English spoken) +33 (0) 6 09 50 92 53
  • Taxi Sophia +33 (0) 6 27 51 01 51
  • Centrale Orange Taxi +33 (0) 820 906 960
  • Motorbike transport: +33 (0) 6 58 79 81 31 
  • see also: http://www.cote-azur.com.fr
Car rental
  •  Nice Cote d'Azur Airport offers a choice of several car rental companies (Terminal 2).
By carpool

MORPHEME research team is located in I3S laboratory :

  • 2000, route des Lucioles - Les Algorithmes
    bât. Euclide B - BP 121
    06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex - France 
    Tel: +33 (0)4 92 94 27 28
    Secretary (Inria): +33 (0)4 92 38 78 57

WIMMICS research team is located in the Campus SophiaTech

  • Lab I3S, pôle GLC
    Bat Templiers
    930 route des Colles
    06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex - France
    Secretary (Inria): Tel : +33 (0)4 92 38 78 57

COFFEE research team is located in Nice

Mathematics and Interaction, J.A. Dieudonné Laboratory
UMR n° 7351 CNRS UNSA
Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis
06108 Nice cedex 02
Tel: +33 (0)4 92 07 62 20
Secretary: +33 (0)4 92 38 77 38

Montpellier site

5 teams are located in Montpellier, hosted in partners sites :

DEMAR and ZENITH research teams

  • LIRMM - UMR 5506
    Université Montpellier 2 - CC 06001
    95 rue de la Galéra
    34095 Montpellier cedex 5 - France
    Secretary: +33 (0)4 67 41 86 88

VIRTUAL PLANTS Research team

  • UMR AGAP
    95 rue de la Galéra
    34095 Montpellier cedex 5 - France
    Tel: +33 4 67 61 65 77
    Secretary: +33 (0)4 99 61 23 86         

GRAPHIK Research team

  • LIRMM - UMR 5506
    Université Montpellier 2 - CC 477
    161 rue ADA
    34095 Montpellier cedex 5 - France
    Tel: +33 (0)4 67 41 85 39
    Secretary: Tél: +33 (0)4 67 41 86 88

MODEMIC Research team

  • UMR MISTEA - bât. 21 - Etage 3
    2, place Pierre Viala
    34000 Montpellier - France
    Tel: +33 (0)4 99 61 26 52
    Secretary : +33 (0)4 99 61 23 86

Bologne (Italy) site

FOCUS Project-team

  • Universita' di Bologna
    Mura Anteo Zamboni 7
    40126 Bologna, Italie
    Tel: +33 0 39 05 12 09
    Secretary : +33 (0)4 92 38 77 48

Keywords: Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée

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