Travel information

When do I need to get there?

<<< NOTE: Extra shuttles from Toulon railway station (16:30) and Hyères railway station (17:05) have been added 2019-05-17. >>>

The conference will start at 17.30 on Monday 3 June with the opening plenary. The conference ends after breakfast on Saturday 8 June. If you wish to stay before or after the conference, please contact summerstudy@eceee.org for more information.

There are many services for buying train tickets. Trainline is one that offers cheap train and bus tickets for travel across Europe.

Venue address

Club Belambra "Les Criques"
Presqu'île de Giens
406 avenue de l'Esterel
83400 Hyères
Reception: +33 (0)4 94 58 21 51

Note: Two different Belambra resorts are located on Presqu’île de Giens, a few kilometres apart Should you take a taxi to the venue, make sure the driver takes you to Belambra “Les Criques”, 406 avenue de l’Esterel, and not to Belambra “Riviera Beach Club”.

Location in Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/xi9iDdzkgMknEQAKA

Shuttle service from train station or airport to the venue

There will be a scheduled shuttle service from/to Nice airport, Toulon railway station and Hyères railway station on 3 and 8 June. See shuttle schedule here. Note: We have kept shuttle prices from the train stations unchanged to encourage train travel.

NOTE: Extra shuttles from Toulon railway station (16:30) and Hyères railway station (17:05) have been added 2019-05-17. 

Book your shuttle

Book your shuttle here (site managed by Mathez Travel for eceee)

Private shuttles can be arranged on request. Please contact Mathez Travel for a quote.

Taxi sharing

See our dedicated taxi sharing page.

By train to Toulon or Hyères 

Hyères SNCF is the closest railway station to the venue. However, Toulon SNCF, 19 km from Hyères, has many more direct connections. Local trains along the Mediterranean coast also pass through Toulon, including several direct connections a day from / to Marseille and Nice.

Direct connection: There is one daily direct TGV connection between Paris Gare de Lyon and Hyères in each direction.

For train schedule & booking, see SNCF or DB Bahn web sites. Please note that TGV tickets only open for sale 3 months in advance.

Shuttle services from Toulon and Hyères SNCF stations: See shuttle schedule here. Please note that we have kept shuttle prices from the train stations unchanged to encourage train travel.

Taxi and Uber: From Toulon SNCF to Belambra Les Criques it will cost you approximately €55 in daytime, €80 after 19:00. You can book a taxi by contacting Laurent contact@chauffeurdesilesdor.com

From Hyères SNCF, you have to queue at the taxi station in front of the train station. It will cost you approximately €35 in daytime, €55 after 19:00. It is also possible to book your taxi through Laurent contact@chauffeurdesilesdor.com

By air to Toulon-Hyères (TLN)

Toulon-Hyères airport (TLN) is very close to Belambra Les Criques. It takes about 15 minutes by taxi/car to get to the venue.
The airport is very small and it is easy to arrive and depart from this airport, which serves the following destinations with direct flights: Paris Orly, Brest, Brussels, London city, London Stansted, Liverpool, Southampton & Rotterdam.
Note: all airlines do not fly daily. See the Toulon/Hyères airport web site.

No shuttle service offered by eceee.

Taxi fare from Toulon-Hyères airport to Belambra Les Criques will be approximately €35 in daytime, €55 after 19:00. You can book a taxi by contacting Laurent contact@chauffeurdesilesdor.com

By air to Nice (NCE)

Nice airport (Aéroport Nice Côte d’Azur, NCE) is 152 km from the venue.

Shuttle services by eceee. See shuttle schedule here

Taxi from Nice airport to Belambra Les Criques will be approximately €290 in daytime, and €350 after 18:00. You can book a taxi by contacting Laurent contact@chauffeurdesilesdor.com

Nice airport also is very convenient for car renting.

Nice SNCF railway station: located in the centre of the city of Nice. Many trains a day connect Nice and Toulon railway stations. Bus 99 offers regular service between Nice airport and Nice SNCF.

By air to Marseille (MRS)

Marseille airport (Marseille Provence, MRS) is 117 km from the venue. You can the shuttle to the railway station and then the train to Toulon.

No shuttle service offered by eceee.

Taxi fare from Marseille airport to Belambra Les Criques will be approximately €210 at daytime, €270 after 19:00. You can book a taxi by contacting Laurent contact@chauffeurdesilesdor.com

Marseille airport is convenient for car renting but the traffic through Toulon may be very slow at rush hours.


By car

Free parking is available at Belambra Presqu'île de Giens. 

Note: Two different Belambra resorts are located on Presqu’île de Giens, a few kilometres apart. Make sure to go to Belambra “Les Criques”, 406 avenue de l’Esterel, and not to Belambra “Riviera Beach Club”.

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