9-11 Oct 2019 Marseille (France)

Venue

The PLATO week #9 will be held at the Managment school of Marseille, E.M.D., Rue Joseph Biaggi, 13003 Marseille, France. It is located 400m (6 min walk) from the Metro station and the train/bus station Saint-Charles (see below) and 1km (15 min walk) from the Vieux port. The meeting will start at 9am on Wednesday 9th of October and will be concluded at 1:30pm on Friday 11th of October.

How to reach Marseille

By plane

The nearest airport is Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) which has direct connexions to most European cities.

To reach Marseille down town from the airport, you can take the direct shuttle to Marseille Saint-Charles (Bus 91, every up to 10 minutes - 8.30 euros one way, 13.4 euros round trip). More info can be found on the marseille airport website. Tickets can be bought at the desk in the bus station, or online. Alternatively a taxi from the airport will cost about 50 euros.

By train

The best way to reach Marseille is by train (Marseille Saint-Charles), which arrives directly downtown, 400m from the meeting. Below are the train times from some European cities, departing on October 8th and returning on October 12:

  • Marseille - Frankfurt:
    • Direct train Frankfurt main HBF - Saint-Charles on October 8 at 13:58 - 21:50
    • Direct train Saint-Charles - Frankfurt main HBF on October 12 at 08:09 - 16:00
  • Marseille - Berlin:
    • Train Berlin HBF - Saint-Charles on October 8 at 9:28 - 21:50. via Frankfurt.
    • Train Saint-Charles - Berlin HBF on October 12 at 08:09 - 20:29. via Frankfurt.
  • Marseille - Munich:
    • Train Muenchen Pasing - Saint-Charles on October 8 at 11:36 - 21:50. via Frankfurt.
    • Train Saint-Charles - Muenchen Pasing on October 12 at 8:09 - 18:18. via Frankfurt.
  • Marseille - London:
    • Train St Pancras - Saint-Charles on October 8, departures at 5:40, 6:54, 7:16, 8:55, 9:24, 10:24, 11:31, 12:24, 13:31, 14:22, 15:04. via Paris or Lille.
    • Train Saint-Charles - St Pancras on October 12, departures at 06:26, 09:59, 12:10, 13:05, 15:08. via Paris or Lille.
  • Marseille - Geneva:
    • Direct train Cornavin - Saint-Charles on October 8 at 08:41 - 12:18
    • Direct train Saint-Charles - Cornavin on October 12 at 13:48 - 17:18
  • Marseille - Amsterdam:
    • Train Amterdam Centraal - Saint-Charles on October 8, departures at 06:15, 07:15, 08:15, 9:15, 11:15, 13:15, 14:15. via Paris.
    • Train Saint-Charles - Amterdam Centraal on October 12, departures at 06:26, 12:10. via Paris.
  • Marseille - Madrid:
    • Direct train Atocha - Saint-Charles on October 8 at 13:25 - 21:24.

 Trip carbon footprint

In order to limit the carbon footprint of this meeting, please consider reaching Marseille by train instead of plane. Below is a comparison of the CO2 emitted by your trip (round trip):

  • Frankfurt:
    • Train: 30 kg CO2
    • Plane: 442 kg CO2
  • Berlin:
    • Train: 46 kg CO2
    • Plane: 671 kg CO2
  • Munich:
    • Train: 42 kg CO2
    • Plane: 425 kg CO2
  • London:
    • Train: 37 kg CO2
    • Plane: 564 kg CO2
  • Geneva:
    • Train: 14 kg CO2
    • Plane: 182 kg CO2
  • Amsterdam:
    • Train: 38 kg CO2
    • Plane: 563 kg CO2
  • Madrid:
    • Train: 33 kg CO2
    • Plane: 455 kg CO2
  • Paris:
    • Train: 23 kg CO2
    • Plane: 358 kg CO2

How to reach the PLATO week from the Saint-Charles metro station

From the metro station Saint-Charles (both lines 1 and 2), reaching the EMD, hence the PLATO week, is fairly easy.
 
When you get out of the metro station, just go in front, towards "La Poste" and "Mc Donald's"
 
Exit of Metro Station
 
 80m later, take the first street on your left.
 
Boulevard Nedelec
 
200m later, take the (third) street on your right.
 
Towards EMD
 
The EMD is just 60m away, on your right.
 
EMD
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