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 Directions for Valenciennes Headquarters and Lille Conference Center


The Agency is within 15 minutes walking distance of Valenciennes railway station - see map with the walking path below. Frequent regional (TER) trains connect Valenciennes with Lille. There is also a direct high-speed (TGV) service between Paris and Valenciennes.For information on timetables, please consult the SNCF website.



From Paris:
Motorway A1 then A2
Exit 21 "Valenciennes Centre"
At roundabout "place du Canada"
Follow "Théatre Le Phenix"

From Lille:
Motorway A23
Exit 8 "Valenciennes Nord" Follow "Valenciennes centre"
Then follow "Théatre Le Phenix"


The meeting venues of the Agency are located close to the station Lille Europe. There are sign-posts in the station showing the way. Lille Europe is a hub on the European high-speed network with direct trains from and to Brussels, London, Paris (including the Charles de Gaulle airport) and a number of French cities. For timetables please consult the websites of SNCF, SNCB, Eurostar or other European Timetables.

From Paris:
Motorway A1
Exit "Lille Centre"
Then follow "Gare Lille Europe"

From Dunkerque:
Motorway A25
Direction "Lille"
Then follow "Gare Lille Europe"



 Walking from Valenciennes train station (A) to ERA headquarters (B)


Valenciennes Headquarters


European Union Agency
for Railways
120 rue Marc Lefrancq
59300 Valenciennes, France
Tel. +33 (0) 32 70 96 500
Fax +33 (0) 32 73 34 065


Lille Conference Center


European Union Agency
for Railways  
Espace International
299, Boulevard de Leeds
59000 Lille, France