How to get to MSB 2020 – Transportation
 

Saint-Malo

The 36thInternational Symposium on Microscale Separations and Bioanalysis, MSB2020, will take place at the “Palais du Grand Large” Congress Center which is located in the heart of the small beautiful city of Saint-Malo. Saint-Malo and its region is full of attractions for visitors of all ages. We encourage you to spend a few extra days at your leisure to explore the area.

 

Transportation

You can travel to Saint-Malo by flying to the closest international airports: Charles de Gaulle in Paris, and Rennes airport, in north-western France.  There are also direct flights between Paris and Rennes airports. 

The easiest way to reach Saint-Malo from other cities in France is by either high-speed (TGV) or express regional (TER) trains.

Schedules and train bookinghttps://en.oui.sncf/en/
 

Getting to Saint-Malo

From Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG):

- By plane:  three daily flights to Rennes airport, then shuttle bus (see below).
By train: High-speed train (TGV) to Rennes, then Regional Express Train (TER) to Saint-Malo. (see above).


From Paris city centerDirect high-speed trains (TGV) to Saint-Malo depart from Montparnasse train station. Shuttle from CDG to Montparnasse : Click here. 


From Rennes airportThe MSB 2020 organisers will arrange a shuttle service to reach Saint-Malo.

Chargeable shuttles are available (30 €/trip) on:

  • Saturday 26 September (4 pm - 10 pm)
  • Sunday 27 September (9 am - 7 pm)
  • Wednesday 30 September (3 pm - 8 pm)
  • Thursday 1 October (6 am - 12 am)

You want to use our airport shuttles? Register here.

Besides these hours, there are two possibilities:

  • Take a taxi to Rennes train station (20 mn  # 20 €) then a train to Saint-Malo (1 hour)
  • Take a taxi to Saint-Malo # 150 €


From Rennes train stationRegional Express Trains (TER) every hour to Saint-Malo (55 min trip)
 

From Saint-Malo train station: Free shuttles will be provided by the organisers of MSB2020 (5 minute journey).

Free shuttles are available on:

  • Saturday 26 September (2 pm - 8 pm)
  • Sunday 27 September (10 am - 7 pm)
  • Wednesday 30 September (2 pm - 8 pm)
  • Thursday 1 October (7 am - 12 am)

You want to use our shuttles from the station? Register here.

Besides these hours, there are two possibilities:

  • Taxi, in front of the station (less than 10€). Allo Taxis Saint Malo : + 33 ( 0)2 23 181 181
  • Bus lines 1 and 2 for the Symposium or downtown (7 mn), and line 3 for the Youth Hostel. Tickets on sale on board (1,45 € cash payment only), or platform H of the station, credit card payment.


Rental Cars: please follow these links to find out what rental cars are available at Charles de Gaulle International Airport or Rennes International Airport.
Major car
rental companies (Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt) have offices in Saint-Malo.  

 

 

Maps & Directions

MSB2020 will be held in the Palais du Grand Large conference center
1 Quai Duguay-Trouin, 35400 Saint-Malo