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Bureau for Economic Theory and Applications

Laboratoire d'Economie Forestière

LEF biennial workshop: practical information

Please find below practical information to participate to the LEF workshop.

Coming to Nancy
Local transportation
Oral presentations
Emergency numbers
Useful information

Coming to Nancy

By Air

Roissy Charles De Gaulle National Airport
Charles de Gaulle airport is the most convenient option to fly to France and reach Nancy as a there is a TGV train connection leaving from the airport (between terminal 2D and 2E). An internal shuttle links all the terminals (CDGVAL).  CDG airport is located at 15 miles north of Paris (connection to Paris centre thanks to the train (RER B) and bus (Roissybus) lines).
Airport map

Luxemburg-Findel Airport
4, rue de Trèves, B.P. 635
L-2016 Luxembourg
Tel. (+352) 2464 1
Tel. (+352) 2464 0
Located at 70 miles north of Nancy. A bus runs to and from Luxemburg railway station.

Metz-Nancy Lorraine Regional Airport
57420 Goin
Tel.: +33(0)387 567 000
Fax: +33(0)387 567 054
Located at 28 miles north of Nancy on the A31 motorway. A bus shuttle runs to and from Nancy (timetables on the Airport website).

By Train

Please note that you can reach Nancy either from Lorraine TGV railway station, located at 25 miles north of Nancy, or through Nancy centre TGV station.

TGV trains are directly connecting Charles de Gaulle airport to Lorraine TGV several times a day.

A bus shuttle allows travellers to reach the centre of Nancy from Lorraine TGV railway station (10€ one way – 35 min.).

Main lines:
    Paris - Nancy : 90 minutes
    Lyon - Nancy : 240 minutes
    Strasbourg - Nancy : 75 minutes
    Dijon - Nancy : 150 minutes
    Luxembourg - Nancy : 90 minutes
    Charles De Gaulle airport – Lorraine TGV: 80 minutes
Nancy Railway Station
3, Place Thiers
Tel.: 0836 353 535 (daily from 7am to 10pm)
The SNCF website:
The station is in the city centre, five minutes on foot from Place Stanislas. It is open daily from 5.30am to 10.30pm
Lorraine TGV Railway Station
Route départementale 910
The station is located at 25 miles north of Nancy. It is open daily from 6.30am to 9.10pm
Bus shuttle schedule (in French)

By Road

From Paris or Strasbourg: take the A4 motorways
From Brussels, Luxembourg and Dijon: take the A31 motorway
Paris: 195 miles
Dijon: 130 miles
Strasbourg: 100 miles
Luxembourg: 70 miles
Lyon: 250 miles
Bruxelles: 205 miles
Sarrebrück: 80 miles

Local Transportation

Tram and Buses

Nancy’s municipal transport consists of the tramway, the backbone of the system, running from Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy to Essey-les-Nancy and bus routes.
For a map of the bus routes and prices, check the Stan website on

Exploring the city by bike

Vélo Stan Lib'
Bike hire - self collect - Access 24h/24, 7 days a week- 29 stations- Perfect for short trips
Website VéloStanLib' :


To book and get a taxi, you may call the following number:
Tel : +33 (0)3 83 37 65 37
Website :
Several taxi stations also exist in the city centre.
Not far from AgroParisTech: CATHEDRALE (48, rue des Dominicains)
Not far from the railway station: THIERS (rue Crampel)


A large variety of restaurants exist in Nancy, namely in the centre and old town. Find here the brochure on Restaurants of the Tourism Bureau.


AgroParisTech (Jacamon rooms)
Laboratory of Forest Economics
14 rue Girardet
54000 Nancy
Tel. : +33(0)3 83 39 68 65/67

Oral presentations

  • presentations must be in English
  • each plenary session lasts one hour: 45 to 50 min. for presentation + 10 min. discussion
  • each  parallell session lasts 50 min.: 35 to 40 min; for presentation + 10 min. discussion 
Emergency numbers

15: Emergency ambulance service
17: Police
18: Fire Brigade

Useful information

The French currency is Euro (€).
The climate in Nancy is continental, with contrasting temperatures and weather. Fogs and rain are frequent in the fall. Average temperature in late October: 10°C (min: 6° C, max: 15°C).