How To Reach Our Three Sites

How To Reach Our Three Sites

L'École des Mines d'Alès is located over 3 locations in France: Alès, Nîmes and Pau.  The school's main site is located in Alès.

The addresses of the three sites are shown below, as well as information on how to reach them.


Alès Site
6, Avenue de Clavières, 30319 ALÈS
Tel: +33 (0)4 66 78 50 00 - Fax: +33 (0)4 66 78 50 34

Alès has excellent road, rail and air links with the rest of France. It is about 40 km from Nîmes airport and 70 km from Montpellier-Méditerranée airport. It is accessible by several highways (A7, A4 and A54) and by rail (take the TGV (High Speed Train) to Nîmes and then change for Alès).  Alès is located around 40 minutes from Nîmes by train.


Nîmes Site

Parc Scientifique Georges Besses, 30035 NÎMES
Tel: +33 (0)4 66 38 70 00 - Fax: +33 (0)4 66 84 05 06

Nîmes has good transport links to the rest of France, with it being close to the N113 (Bordeaux-Marseille) and N86 (Lyon-Avignon) motorways as well as the A9 (la languedocienne: Orange - Spain) and the A54 (Nîmes - Salon-de-Provence). It is also possible to get to the city by train (SNCF-TGV) or plane arriving at the city airport or at the airport of Montpellier, which is 53 km from Nîmes.


Pau Site
2 avenue P. Angot, 64000 PAU
Tel: +33 (0)5 59 30 54 25 - Fax: +33 (0)5 59 84 42 96


By Motorway:
2h from Lyon
2h from Toulouse
3h from Barcelone
1h from Aix-Marseille
2h30 from Nice

By train (TGV):
3h from Paris

By plane (Montpellier airport):
1h from Paris

+ 30 minutes (from Nîmes)
By Motorway:
1h30 from Toulouse
5h from Barcelone
2h from Bordeaux
1h from Bayonne

By train (TGV):
2h from Bordeaux
5h from Paris

By plane (Pau-Pyrénées airport):
1h15 from Paris