Rennes is accessible by direct train from Paris train station Gare Montparnasse in about 2 hours 15 mn, from Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport in about 3 hours and from Lille in about 4 hours (see SNCF website to purchase the tickets http://en.voyages-sncf.com/en/). Rennes has an airport (Saint Jacques de la Lande - Rennes) with flights from and to Paris lasting about 1 hour (see the airport website http://www.rennes.aeroport.fr/en).
How to reach us by public transportation In the train station take the metro in the direction of ‘J.F.Kennedy’, and alight from the metro:
Either at the stop ‘République’. Then take bus number 53, in the direction of ‘Vezin, L’Hermitage et La Chapelle Thouarault’. Alight from the bus at the stop ‘Rennes-Merlin’.
Or at the stop ‘Villejean-Université’. Then take bus number 30, in the direction of ‘Stade Rennais’. Alight from the bus at the stop ‘Rennes-Merlin’.
Information on metro and bus routes, timetables and ticket price can be found here: www.star.fr
How to reach us by car: Leave the ring road (‘rocade’) at exit ‘Villejean’. You will then be on the road ‘Route de Saint Brieuc’. Follow this road up to the first traffic light, where you will turn right to arrive on the road ‘Route de Vezin’. On this road at the next traffic light, turn left. After 150 meters you will arrive in front of the ‘Maison de l’Agriculture’ located on the big roundabout ‘Rond Point Maurice Le Lannou’. Turn left in order to drive along the ‘Maison de l’Agriculture’ on your right. After 150 meters take the road on the left (‘Rue Adolphe Bobierre’). At the next roundabout, take the first right-hand exit and you will arrive directly on the car park of UMR SMART.