How do I get to Inria Headquarters?

Changed on 09/07/2021

Find below all the location details and practical information on how to get to Headquarters.

By shuttle

A free shuttle bus (coach with Inria panel on the windscreen) runs daily between Paris, Versailles and Inria Paris - Rocquencourt. Find below the details of schedules and stops on departure and arrival from Versailles or Paris.

Getting to the institute from Versailles

  • 8h20 - Versailles Chantiers train station: the stop is on the sidewalk of La Poste at the intersection of rue des Etats Généraux and rue Benjamin Franklin.
  • 8h25 - Versailles Préfecture
  • 8h30 - Versailles Rive-Droite train station: same stop as the city buses, opposite when leaving the station.
  • 8h45 - Inria

Back to Versailles

  • 17h15 - Inria
  • 17h25 - Versailles Rive Droite train station
  • 17h30 - Versailles Préfecture
  • 17h35 - Versailles Chantiers train station

Getting to the institute from Paris

  • 8n30 - Place de l’Etoile : à l'angle de l'avenue Carnot
  • 8h35 - Porte Dauphine : Place Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny - arrêt de bus angle Université Paris Dauphine
  • 8h40 - Porte d’Auteuil : Place de la porte d'Auteuil, au niveau de la fontaine
  • 9h10 - Inria 

Back to Paris

  • 18h10 - Inria
  • 18h40 - Porte d’Auteuil
  • 18h50 - Porte Dauphine
  • 19h - Place de l’Etoile

By public transport

From Orly airport (ORY)

  • Take the shuttle Orlyval - Direction Antony to Antony
  • Correspondence to Antony
  • Take the RER B - Direction Saint Rémy-les-Chevreuses to the Massy Palaiseau train station
  • Change at Massy Palaiseau Station
  • Take the RER C - Direction Gare de Versailles Chantiers Station to Gare de Versailles Chantiers
  • Reach Inria Rocquencourt from Versailles by urban buses

From Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG)

  • Take the RER B - Direction Saint Rémy-Les-Chevreuses until Denfert-Rochereau
  • Change at Denfert Rochereau RER station
  • Take metro line 6 - Direction Charles de Gaulle, Etoile
  • Stop Montparnasse-Bienvenue
  • Change at Gare Montparnasse train Station
  • Take a suburban train to Versailles Chantiers (Direction Chartres, Dreux, Mantes la Jolie, Plaisir Grignon, Rambouillet).
  • Reach Inria Rocquencourt from Versailles by urban buses


  • Take the RER B - Direction Saint Remy-Les-Chevreuses until Saint Michel Notre-Dame
  • Change at Saint Michel Notre-Dame
  • Take the RER C - Direction Saint Quentin-En-Yvelines station
  • Stop Gare de Versailles-Chantiers
  • Reach Inria Rocquencourt from Versailles by urban buses

From Paris, Gare St-Lazare

  • Take the train to  "Versailles-Rive Droite".

From Paris, Gare Montparnasse

  • Take the train to "Versailles-Chantiers".

By RER A  to  "St Germain en Laye", "Poissy" or "Cergy". Chage at "Grande Arche de La Défense" and take the train (SNCF) to "Versailles-Rive Droite". By RER C  to "Versailles-Rive Gauche" ou pour "Versailles-Chantiers".

Once in Versailles, take the shuttle to Inria Rocquencourt.

Outside the shuttle bus hours, it is possible to reach Inria by urban buses from Versailles.

By car

From Paris

  • Take "l'autoroute de l'Ouest" (A13 direction "Rouen").
  • Then take exit n° 6, direction "St Germain en Laye, Versailles-Notre Dame".
  • Turn left towards "Versailles".
  • Then take the second on the right (about 200 m further on), direction "Bailly, Maule".
  • Inria is 250 m on the right, after a BP petrol station.

The distance from Paris/periphery to the institute is about 20 km.

Plan d'accès OpenStreetMap du site du Chesnay-Rocquencourt