How to get to the Inria center at the University of Bordeaux and its branch in Pau?

Changed on 27/11/2023

Below you'll find all the location details and practical information you need to get to the center in Talence or its branch in Pau.

Talence site

Address and contact:
Inria Research Center at the University of Bordeaux

200 Avenue de la Vieille Tour

33405 Talence

By public transport:

  • From Bordeaux - Saint-Jean train station :
    • Take bus no. 9 (direction Brandenburg) to Barrière Saint Genès, then streetcar B (direction Pessac Centre) to Arts & Métiers.
    • Take bus no. 31 (direction Gradignan Beausoleil) to Avenue de l'Université, then bus no. 8 (direction Hôpital Pellegrin) to INRIA.
  • From Bordeaux Mérignac airport :
    • Take streetcar A (direction Floirac Dravemont) to Hôpital Pellegrin, then bus no. 80 (direction Stade Ornon) to INRIA.
  • From downtown Bordeaux or Pessac: take streetcar B to Béthanie or Arts & Métiers.

Nearby bus lines:

  • Lianes 8 and 80
  • Lianes 23 and 31 (get off at Peixotto and walk 10 min)

Vcub stations:

  • Peixotto and Arts & Métiers

More information on the TBM website.

By train:

  • Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Pessac and Bègles train stations are close to the center. Public transport connections are easy.

By plane: 

  • The nearest airport is Mérignac. Here, tramway line A provides public transport connections.

By car:

  • Take exit 16: Talence-centre / Gradignan-centre / campus universitaire.


OpenStreetMap access map of Talence site

Pau site

Address and contact:
Mathematics and Applications Laboratory (LMA)

IPRA Building

University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour

Avenue de l'Université

BP 115564013 PAU CEDEX

05 59 40 75 13

By public transport:

  • From Pau train station, take bus line 20 towards "Uzein - Uzein Aeroport". Get off at "Pau - Universite".
  • From downtown, take bus line 02 towards "Pau - Centre Hospitalier". Get off at "Pau - Universite".

By car from the A64 freeway:
The campus is not far from the freeway. Take exit number 10 "Pau center".

By plane:
There is a shuttle bus service between the airport and the city center (line proxilis 20, university stop).

OpenStreetMap map of the Pau site