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CDG to Villejuif

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CDG to Villejuif

Any info on how to get from CDG to Villejuif would be most appreciated. Also I have to go to the Institute Gustave-Roussy so any info on hotels close by would be wonderful. Thanks chris

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1. Re: CDG to Villejuif

As you are no doubt aware, the INSTITUTE GUSTAVE-ROUSSY--39 rue Canille Desmoulins, VILLEJUIF, 94805 is located outside and south of Paris. There will be no '..one-fare..' trips from the city. The location is out in transportation Zone 3...so it will require either a Zone 1-3 transportation pass or two(2) tickets each way.

For hotels in the immediate / near vicinity of the Institute, check out--

MERCURE TIMING PARIS SUD (3-star), 116 rue Edouard Vaillant 94800, Villejuif

mercure.com/mercure/…fiche_hotel.shtml

CAMPANILE VILLEJUIF (3-star)--20 rue du Docteur Pinel,

94800, Villejuif

http://tinyurl.com/ygshf3

But unless you have some spefic reason (treatment?) for wanting to stay at a hotel close to the IGR, down in Villejuif, any hotel in Paris that will be convenient to the stations served by either a RER 'B' ligne or the #7 Metro ligne will probably serve. As an example, the train ride from the RER SAINT MICHEL-NOTRE DAME station to ARCUEIL-CACHAN station is 13 minutes. With a bit of luck making train / bus connections, a commute from most locations within the 5eme-Latin Quarter would take 25-40 minutes.

Perhaps the best way to access it from Paris is to take the RER 'B' ligne (heading in the direction of Robinson or Saint Rémy-Les Chevreuse) to ARCUEIL-CACHAN...and then take the #162 bus (heading in the direction of Villejuif-Louis Aragon) to the stop for Institute Gustave-Roussy at the intercestion of Ave. du Paul Vallant Couturier & rue Camille Desmoulins. Accoring to the RATP, the bus ride should take 9 minutes from ARCUEIL-CACHAN RER station

The alternative will be via the #7 Metro ligne (heading in the direction of Villejuif-Louis Aragon) to the very end-of-the-line at VILLEJUIF-LOUIS ARAGON station....and then taking the #162 bus (heading in the direction of Meudon-Val Fleury) to the stop for Institute Gustave-Roussy at the intercestion of Ave. du Paul Vallant Couturier & rue Camille Desmoulins. Accoring to the RATP, the bus ride should take 12 minutes from VILLEJUIF-LOUIS ARAGON Metro station

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RER 'B' ligne trains (heading in the direction of Massey-Palaiseau..trains with '..K xxx..' designations) run from two(2) RER train stations located within CDG, to the ARCUEIL-CACHAN station near Villejuif. From ARCUEIL-CACHAN station, you can take either taxi or #162 bus. The RER 'B' fare is 8,10 €, train travel time is approx. 49 mins.

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I see some reference to Jjet Bus" as a way of getting from CDG to Villejuif but can't find any info where you board or the frequency.

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Are you sure the Jet Bus reference you found is a connection to CDG? There used to be — possibly still is — a connection from ORLY to Villejuif- Louis Aragon. I think that may be what you are thinking of.

Meanwhile I have another question for KDKSAIL You give the price of a ticket from CDG to Arcueil-Cachan as 8€10. I know the fare between CDG and anywhere WITHIN Paris is 8€10 but surely the fare to other places outside Paris must be different, no? You could not travel all the way to St-Rémy lès Chevreuse (for example) for 8€10, could you? Or could you?

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>>>I see some reference to Jjet Bus" as a way of getting from CDG to Villejuif but can't find any info where you board or the frequency.<<<

There is a bus service called JET BUS, which oppers service between the two(2) terminals at ORLY airport to VILLEJUIF-LOUIS ARAGON Metro (and perhaps even to SAINT MICHEL RER now...not sure). Unfortunately, they do NOT offer any service between CDG airport (where you will arrive??) and central Paris. So Jet Bus really isn't an option for you.

If for some reason you are desparate to avoid the RER 'B' train and you don't want to incur a LARGE taxi fare (60-80 €...it is possible for you to take the #3--Les Cars Air France bus route from CDG to ORLY and transfer to the JET BUS back to Villejuif-Louis Aragon, then taxi to IGR (not really much of a '..plan..')....or you could take the #4--Les Cars Air France bus route from CDG to GARE MONTPARNASSE and then take a TAXI PARISIAN from the regular taxi ranks there, out to IGR. Not especially efficient nor much reduction in cost...but if in special need, they are options.

JET BUS--

http://www.transports-daniel-meyer.fr/

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>>You could not travel all the way to St-Rémy lès Chevreuse (for example) for 8€10, could you? Or could you?<<

No, you couldn't. Despite the fact that Saint-Rémy is in the same zone as CDG; for single tickets, the fare is (quite loosely, but...) based on distance.

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Thanks, SHD.

So then there is no formula one can use to determine the fare from (for example) CDG to Marne-la-Vallée nor is it possible to find the fare on the RATP site, correct? Adding the 8€10 fare from CDG to Paris and the 6€25 (?) fare from Paris to M-la-V would not give you the fare from CDG to M-la-V, also correct? Since the question of the fare by RER from CDG to M-la-V comes up fairly frequently do you happen to know what that trip costs?

Would it also be true that the fare from CDG to Arcueil-Cachan would be more than 8€10, but not a lot more?

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With apologies to the original inquirer.....but please don't allow the discussion of fare details confuse you. I did misstaate the RER 'B' ligne fare from CDG-to-ARCUEIL-CACHAN station. BUT...there are ***NO*** additional complications to the RER 'B' ligne transfer from CDG to the ARCUEIL-CACHAN station serving the area of Villejuif (IGR) that you are trying to get to. When you get to the ticket window at the CDG RER station, you simply ask the ticket agent for a ticket to ARCUEIL-CACHAN...and pay whatever fare is asked. That's it. The RER 'B' train really is the fastest, most efficient, least expensive transfer.

>>>Meanwhile I have another question for KDKSAIL You give the price of a ticket from CDG to Arcueil-Cachan as 8€10. I know the fare between CDG and anywhere WITHIN Paris is 8€10 but surely the fare to other places outside Paris must be different, no? <<<

YES....I inadvertently mis-stated the amount for the RER fare between CDG and ARCUEIL-CACHAN station (transportation zone 3..on the south side of Paris) on the RER 'B' ligne would be more than the '..special..' 8,10 € RER 'B' ligne--ROISSYRAIL--fare from CDG (transportation zone 5) to stations in Paris (transportation zone 1). I'm not entirely certain what the exact fare would be but....the RER fare for a seven(7) transportation zone trip would only be 8,20 €

The detail of the trip is that the regular ROISSYRAIL ticket is issued for travel specifically in one direction--from CONCENTRIC transportation zones ---from Zone 5-to Zone 1...or from Zone 1-to-Zone 5. The route from CDG to ARCUEIL-CACHAN, goes from Zone 5-through Zone 1 (Paris) and then back outward to Zone 3 on the other side of the city...in effect the route passes through seven(7) concentric transportation zones--#5,4,3,2,1,2,3) . At least for the purpose of the RER, distance is only a factor as it applies to the designation of these zones).

The '..Tous les Tarifs..' feature at the RATP site-- http://www.ratp.info/informer/tarif.php --is '..Paris-centric..' and won't provide the excact fare information for this route.

Ordinarily, the best source for point-to-point RER and TER fares would be the TRANSILIEN-SNCF web site-- http://www.transilien.com/FR/ ---BUT the web site has been recently re-designed and all of the featuresare not fully operational as yet---including the '..PRIX PAR TRAJET..' fare- finder.

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>> Thanks, SHD.

So then there is no formula one can use to determine the fare from (for example) CDG to Marne-la-Vallée nor is it possible to find the fare on the RATP site, correct? Adding the 8€10 fare from CDG to Paris and the 6€25 (?) fare from Paris to M-la-V would not give you the fare from CDG to M-la-V, also correct? Since the question of the fare by RER from CDG to M-la-V comes up fairly frequently do you happen to know what that trip costs?

Would it also be true that the fare from CDG to Arcueil-Cachan would be more than 8€10, but not a lot more? <<

You are right about the fares that do not add up. One should also bear in mind that there is a hefty local surcharge at CDG that goes to ADP: the Paris-CDG fare is 8,10€; compare this with the Paris-Parc des Expositions fare (less than 4€).

There is a similar local surcharge at Marne la Vallée.

I'll just give two examples to show that the fares don't only depend on the zones traveled :

Paris-Emerainville_Pontault-Combault (Zone 5) : 4,05€

Paris-Ozoir la Ferrière : 4,70€

Both stations are in zone 5.

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10. Re: CDG to Villejuif

KDK, the "Prix par trajet" feature is found here :

http://212.99.40.193/web/site/accueil/guide-du-voyageur/prix-billet-abonnements